Fulton County, with its 44 lakes, has some of the best fishing in any season in New York State. Of Fulton County’s lakes, the Great Sacandaga Lake, 29 miles long, and six miles wide, is the largest. There are fishing tournaments in almost every season; ice fishing season is an especially busy one. The largest Fulton County ice fishing tournament is the annual Walleye Challenge on the Great Sacandaga Lake. Held the last Saturday in January, the event welcomes 1,500 fishing enthusiasts to this lake in the southern Adirondack Park.
Whether you’re looking to fish in a large or small lake, stream, pond or lake tributary, you can find it all here. In Fulton County, you can fish our waters for brook trout, rainbow trout and brown trout; smallmouth and largemouth bass, walleye, northern pike, splake, pickerel and many other species.
Whether you seek an active vacation, or just want to relax - Fulton County offers the ideal location for both. We’re 40 minutes from Albany, and just a few hours from New York City, Syracuse, Montreal and Boston - located in the foothills of the majestic Adirondack Mountains, truly a four-season vacation destination.