Lake Champlain Fishing Reports

Your Lake Champlain Fishing Experience


Looking for the latest updates on the fishing conditions on Lake Champlain? Look no further than Irish Raider Outfitters' fishing report! Our team of experienced guides is dedicated to providing the most accurate and up-to-date information on the best fishing spots, techniques, and tackle to use on the lake. Whether you're looking to catch trophy-sized smallmouth bass, northern pike, or lake trout, we've got you covered. With our detailed fishing reports, you'll be able to plan your fishing trip with confidence and maximize your chances of landing that big one.


We get these questions often. Is Lake Champlain good for fishing? What is the most popular fish to catch in Lake Champlain NY? What large fish are in Lake Champlain? Well, Lake Champlain is renowned for its excellent fishing opportunities, attracting anglers from all over the world. The lake's diverse fish population includes species such as bass, pike, trout, salmon, and more, making it an ideal spot for both novice and experienced anglers. Take a look at our fishing reports to discover the thrilling experiences our guests have had while catching these impressive fish!


Irish Raider Outfitters provides fishing trips ranging from 4 to 6 hours depending on your choice, with the added option of trout fishing in the Adirondack streams. We understand that there are numerous resources available for planning your next fishing trip, and we're delighted that you've found our advice useful. At Irish Raider Outfitters, we are enthusiastic about imparting our expertise of this breathtaking body of water to avid anglers such as yourself. We can't wait to go fishing with you!

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May 24, 2022

Lake Trout

Our lake trout season is only going to get better as the thermocline sets up!!
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May 17, 2022

Small Mouths are on spawning grounds

Great Saturday on some really nice pre spawn smallies!!
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May 2, 2022

Double Down Monday’s ROCK!!

Great morning having Peter on board the new boat for the first time. Great fast paced action for the first couple hours with several doubles. 

Mother Nature can turn up the thermostat at anytime!! 🥶 

Fish On!!
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April 27, 2022

Lake Champlain lake trout jigging in the cold

It was awesome having Tim and the family onboard this morning!! 

Always great to see fish smiles on the Irish ☘️ Raider!!!!

Fish On!!
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April 25, 2022

Slow day.

Water temp's hovering around 36.8 on the surface today. We managed to pick up a few lake trout jigging them up at 50. It's only going to get better as the water warms up!!