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Good fishing in the Adirondacks : from Lake Champlain to the streams of Tug Hill
Aprill, Dennis.
Second edition, revised.
Publication Information:
Woodstock, Vt. : Backcountry Publications ; New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton, [1999]

Physical Description:
233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
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SH529 .G66 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Sixteen expert fishermen contribute their knowledge to create this guide to the best places to fish in the Adirondacks. Features include: fly-fishing in the Battenkill, Ausable and other trout rivers; where to stalk landlocked salmon; best ice fishing; and backpacking fishing trips.

Author Notes

Dennis Aprill, a New York State-licensed outdoor guide, is the author of The Paths Less Traveled and Mammals of the Adirondacks. When not fishing or hiking, he writes an outdoor column for the Plattsburgh Press-Republican and articles for Adirondack Life.

Table of Contents

Bernie JandreauPeter CasamentoKen Coleman and Jim HotalingJohn SpissingerFrancis BettersBrian McDonnellDennis AprillVal De Cesare and Val De CesareRobert Zajac and Ricky DoyleRobert ZajacTracy LamanecRon KolodziejDon WilliamsAllen BenasPeter O'SheaTony C. ZappiaJoe HackettAllen Benas
List of Mapsp. 9
Preface to the Second Editionp. 11
About the Editorp. 12
Introductionp. 13
Chapter 1 Lake Champlain: Cool-Water Speciesp. 19
Chapter 2 Lake Champlain: Cold-Water Speciesp. 33
Chapter 3 Salmon Fever!p. 47
Chapter 4 The Mighty Saranacp. 57
Chapter 5 The Legendary Ausablep. 71
Chapter 6 In the Heart of the Adirondacksp. 87
Chapter 7 Backcountry Fishing Tripsp. 97
Chapter 8 The Peaceful Schroom Lake Areap. 107
Chapter 9 Lake Georgep. 121
Chapter 10 The Beautiful Tahawus Regionp. 133
Chapter 11 Washington and Saratoga Counties: Fishing the Eastern Slopesp. 145
Chapter 12 Exciting Fishing Just North of the Thruwayp. 155
Chapter 13 The Great Southwestern Wildernessp. 165
Chapter 14 The Secret Streams of Tug Hillp. 177
Chapter 15 Back in Time on the Oswegatchiep. 185
Chapter 16 The Raquette River: Highway through the Mountainsp. 199
Chapter 17 Fishing Pole, Paddle, and Portagep. 211
Chapter 18 The St. Lawrence Riverp. 223