Lake George New York Fishing Report 5-8-99

From: Captain Michael Mollica
Date: 13 May 1999
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Report 5-8-99

Lake George surface water temperatures are holding 50-54 degrees. Anglers are targeting the flats to Pilot Knob, Crown Island to Tongue Mountain through Northwest Bay, Refuge to Huckleberry Island to Tongue Mountain, south of Chapel Island. As fishing can be, some days were more productive then others. Fish being caught from the surface down to 23 feet. Use planer boards or down-riggers set shallow and trolled slowly. Catching both lake trout and salmon on 6 pound test with lures 125 feet behind the boat. Rod handling technique determines what comes into the boat. Keep the rods tip up, don’t give the fish slack but don’t horse it, enjoy the moment. Silver back jointed Rapalas, orange and copper Michigan Stinger, Speedy Shiner orange and copper, was the lures of choice.

Bass season opens June 19-99

Lake George is one of the north countries finest grand slam fishing hot spots in the northeast. With breathtaking views and pristine waters, you will experience some of the most exciting sport fishing you will encounter anywhere. Beautiful Lake George is 35 miles long and runs through the northeast section of the Adirondack Park. With over 300 islands the lake runs to depths of 190 feet.

We are now booking trips for the 1999 season so if you like visit our web site or email us for information…Captain Mike

Fishing on Lake George in New York Captain Michael Mollica Mike’s Charter Fishing http://members.aol.com/mcmcharter/index.html mcmcharter@aol.com 518-623-3391 Toll Free 1-877-2FISHIN Toll Free 1-877-234-7446 Lake Trout, Salmon, Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass. Fully equipped all bait and tackle supplied.