LAKE PLACID, N.Y.
April 9, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Paddling and spring fishing has begun in the
region. The ice-out on Mirror Lake in the village of
occurred faster in 2012 than it has in 66 years to conclude what was an unseasonably warm winter in the Northeast. Although ice melted as early as
, the true beginning of the spring fishing began
, as trout fishing season officially opened statewide.
Lake Placid fishing
abound, as the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and County Federated Sportsmen begin spring trout stocking in area waterways. There are several lakes, ponds, brooks and rivers open for fishing in
and the surrounding area that are currently open for anglers. This time-honored
tradition is an excellent option for a
family vacation, and children under the age of 16 do not need a fishing license in
. The West Branch of the Ausable River between
provides one of the most popular fly fishing destinations in the Northeast, and hosts the
13th-Annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge
Canoes and kayaks have been taking to area waterways, as
Lake Placid paddling
season approaches. The 2012 paddling and fishing seasons started early in the Adirondacks. This year, area ski and snow sports were cut short due to warmer temperatures in March. With the melting of ice and snow from the Adirondack Mountains, the Hudson River grows faster and higher for
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