ACGS - Quality Fishing, with Quality People



Hi Guys,

I hope this update finds you all safe and healthy.

Right now we are in phase #2 of re-opening in our area. Everything has opened up here except hotels, motels, and indoor restaurants. Campgrounds are now open so we are now allowed to guide anyone who is camping! We are not allowed to guide anyone else except for fishermen who are staying at the lodge, until the next phase is opened. Since we are right near the Quebec border, I knew our area had a lot of Canadian business but I didn`t realize how much we had, until I was out on the big lake. It is so quiet out there, that it`s actually very "eerie"??!!

We`ve been open for a couple of weeks now and the fishing has been Great, as you can see from these photos! The weather, as usual now, has been even more strange. One week we had snow and the next week we had temperatures in the "90s"?! But, in spite of that, the fishing was surprisingly good?! Here are the past 2 weeks photos:



Our lake, Long Pond, has been really hot! There has been lots of action on bass, pike, perch, sunfish, and crappie, Check out these photos . You know, with our lodging and meals only package, you may fish our lake with our boats, on your own, so you don`t need a guide, and you will do very well at a very affordable price. There is very good fishing day and night on the Pond right thru July, then it is strictly early morning and evening fishing right thru mid Sept. Then as the water cools, it is back to day and night fishing right thru Oct



Our shallow water bass and pike fishing, on Champlain, is usually good thu mid July, then the fish go deep. We then fish for them in deep water weed beds, humps and rock piles til the fall. At the same time our deep water trout and salmon fishing starts. We not only deep water troll for them, but we jig for them too. With the invention of the "Spot Lock" on the electric trolling motors, you can now hover over schools of fish and stay there and JIG for them! Very successful way of getting them, it is a Blast!! Now we can offer deep water bass and pike fishing AND deep water trout and salmon fishing on the same day. Here are last summers trout and salmon photos. Some of those Lakers are over 10 lbs!!!


For those of you who had to cancel this spring, you might want to try coming this fall? October thru Mid November is the next best "Action" time and it is "THE" time for the largest fish of the year in almost all species! Everything should be back to normal by then too, we hope?!

Well guys I guess that is it for now. Hope to see you soon?! If you do, don`t forget the mask.

Bye for now, and be safe!

- Pete

The Guide Service

ACGS Boat on Lake Champlain

Adirondack-Champlain Guide Service specializes in Lake Champlain fishing for smallmouth bass in the trophy category. We have been guiding clients for over 36 years working out of our Lodge on Long Pond, located in Willsboro, NY. Our extensive knowledge of Adirondack fishing is unsurpassed, combined with our intimate knowledge of Lake Champlain has made us the number one guide service in the Northeast. Fishing in the Adirondack inland lakes is another service we provide and excel at. Adirondack fishing can be challenging and very rewarding plus you’re surrounded by so much natural splendor. Also visit our About Us page to learn more about the Guide Service. We are offering some great Guide Service Rates this year. Learn more about the guide service or our fishing packages.

The Long Pond Lodge

TLodge_Picture_small.jpghe Lodge provides a vast array of fishing packages and can accommodate up to 18 people who come to fish. We provide meals and lodging packages, guide service only packages and full service packages where we combine all our services. We have support from 14 local guides who work with us to provide the best in service and knowledge. Long Pond, which is located directly behind our Lodge, is an excellent Adirondack Park fishery. It contains quality large and smallmouth bass, northern pike and a good mixture of large panfish. Rowboats are provided, free of charge, on all Lodge fishing packages. The fishing packages we offer for the pond do not include the guide service.  This is a great way to reduce your overall expenses and still enjoy a great fishing opportunity.  We do provide a detailed map that reflects all the hotspots and weedbeds. We also provide various ice fishing packages during the long winter on Long Pond. Learn more about the guide service or our fishing packages.