Information on the fish of Lake George.
There are over 40 fish species believed to live in Lake George. The FUND for Lake George and Lake George Waterkeeper have been working on a new series of Lake George Fact Sheets on the full range of fish of Lake George. We have published Fact Sheets on 16 fish species and will soon complete the full series. Enjoy reading about the many different fish that live within Lake George.
Rainbow Smelt (Osmerus Mordax)
Landlocked Salmon (Salmo salar)
Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush)
Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieui)
Northern Pike (Esox lucius)
Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)
Yellow Perch (Perca flavescent)
White Sucker (Catostomus commersoni)
American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)
Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
Round Whitefish (Prosopium cylindraceum)
Fallfish (Semotilus corporalis)
Banded Killifish (Fundulus diaphanous)
Cisco (Coregonus artedii)
Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
The FUND for Lake George and Lake George Waterkeeper publish Lake George Fact Sheets on a variety of issues as part of our overall public education efforts. Check the link above for the full range of Fact Sheets on important information about the lake's water quality and ecology.