Lake Champlain Angler Fishing Charters
and Guide Service

Where affordability counts, more is better,
and size definitely matters!



Welcome to
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- An Anglers Guide to Fishing Lake Champlain and its Tributaries -

Over 60 pages of useful information
for the Lake Champlain fisherman.



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Click to call Captain Mick:
(518) 578-9273


Experience a world class fishery with seasoned US Coast Guard Captains.
Over 80 years of combined fishing experience on Lake Champlain!
We guarantee fish on an eight-hour charter
or your next trip is free!


Spring 2015 has arrived on Champlain!

We're on the lake now!
The lake trout, brown trout and salmon are hitting!
The lakers below were caught April 15th and 16th, 2015



Click here to check out the bruiser smallies
we're privileged to on Lake Champlain!





Below are a few memorable smallmouth bass caught in late October, 2014
Bruiser smallmouth action peaks as the water temps cool through November!
We advise booking your dates well in advance for next fall's action!

Click here to read Mick's late-season smallmouth fishing article
published in the Press Republican's Outdoors North Magazine.


JackErin



These monster pike were landed on
September 15th, 17th and 18th, 2014!
Fall is the time for big pike on Champlain!
Book in advance, our dates are limited!

JasonJoeDave

Click here to read Captain Mick's article on
Lake Champlain's Esox Genus, The Pike Family



Click here for the Captain's recent article, "Power Fishing",
published in the fall 2014 issue of Outdoors North!



Spring and Deep Summer Lake Trout!

We specialize in trolling and jigging for monster lakers too!
Ask about our jigging trips and book ahead of the curve.
This "hands-on" application is a blast!
Feel the fight from bottom to top.
No more skidding them in!



Donny 7/26/13

The calendar is filling up fast!



Our Lake Champlain Angler Photo Galleries Are Below!
You'll be amazed by the trophy fish images in these galleries...

Our Lake Champlain smallmouth,
Huge Champlain pike,
Beautiful hybrid pike/pickerel.
Chunky Champlain largemouth bass,
Prehistoric bowfin photos,
Bruiser lake trout,
Robust brown trout pictures,
Champlain Atlantic salmon catches,
And, elusive walleye.



New Vessels and Top Quality Gear, No Junk!

We offer first-class, low priced Lake Champlain fishing charters on twin 21' PolarKraft Outlander multi-species fishing vessels. They're equipped with quiet, clean 115 horsepower four stroke outboards, and state-of-the-art Minn Kota trolling motors, riggers and electronics. We're properly equipped to troll, jig or power fish (cast). Premium rods and reels are also provided. Unlike the competition, our prices peak at $375 for an eight hour trip. There are no confusing "rates packages", additional person add-ons, or fuel surcharges. $275 four-hour and $325 six-hour trips are also available. Our stable, 8' wide, deep V hulls can easily accommodate parties of four people, but we suggest three or fewer, for safety when casting, and for higher individual catch rates. Group rates with multiple vessels are available. Many wise clients have already reserved their dates! Don't miss your chance to fish with our experienced Captains. Get your fishing trip on the books now...

Compare our prices, our catches,
and the information we provide on this website to any
other fishing charter service on Lake Champlain!


We're always fishing, therefore we're always on the fish!!!

Phone Lake Champlain Angler Charters
(518) 578-9273

Click here to read testimonials
from some of our clients...


Our affordable fishing charters
beat the competitionís rates hands down
and we have the Coast Guard credentials
that are required on Lake Champlain...




Fish With Knowledgable Captains!
Don't get shut out.
Reserve your dates soon...
Phone (518) 578-9273

To keep up to date with our Captain's fishing trips year-round click on the Facebook page here.
"Like" our page and see the photos we upload each day in real time, right from the water.
We have nearly 1,650 "Likes" and counting!
Compare our page and daily posts to other charter services. Fishing is our full-time business!

LCA on Facebook


These Captains never stop fishing!
Treat yourself to a bountiful charter with our Captains.
Book it and hook it!


How about rustic Lake Champlain lodging with a touch of class?

The KitchenRustic BeautyComfort

Your entire group can stay in our waterfront camp for $150 per night or $750 per week,
or we can arrange a discount for your party at area hotels!
Articles

Our Videos

Fishing Forum

Lake Champlain Specialty Tackle

Fishing Reports



Invasive and Nuisance Species

Lake Champlain Records

Access and Launches

Navigation and Piloting

Lake Trivia

Lake Champlain Links

Hot Spot Maps

Trout Unlimited

Animated Fish Graphics

Fishing Knots

New York Regulations




Don't lose the big one...

Subtle Signals From Fish,
Anglers Be Attentive

Published by Captain Mick
for the 2012 Rotary International Derby Tabloid



Read about our forage base.
It's leading to bigger fish in Lake Champlain!

Alewives,
A Dark Cloud Of Bait
With A Silver Lining

Here's an interesting baitfish story
first published by Captain Mick
for the 2010 Rotary International Derby Tabloid


Lake Trout Fishing On Lake Champlain!

Lake Champlain's Lake Trout
Present Challenges
To Biologists and Anglers Alike


Lake Trout Gallery



Walleye

The Walleye Are Coming Back!




Over 250
Free Animated Fishing Graphics and Avatars!
You Know...
Cartoons!
We could have the largest collection of fishing
and fish related gifs on the net!


Cartoons!Gif Images!


-Animated Fish Gifs-
(Page 1)-(Page 2)-(Page 3)
(Page 4)-(Page 5)-(Page 6)-(Page 7)
Champlain Valley Weather

Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing Equipment Rentals

Waterfront Lodging

Fishing Charters

Photo Galleries

Lake Champlain Events, Tournaments and Derbies

Youth Involvement

Excursions To Other Waters

Bait and Tackle Shops

Marina Services

Lake and Fisheries Stewardship

Our Allies

Our Enemies

The Lake Champlain Monster

Marina Services

Vermont Regulations


This website is loaded with content
for the Lake Champlain fisherman. It features...

Ice Fishing Information ... Local and Marine Weather Forcasts for the Champlain Valley ... Informative Fishing Articles for All Seasons By LakeChamplainAngler.com Publisher and Free-Lance Author Mickey Maynard ... Species Information From Alewives To Yellow Perch ... Salmon, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Ice Fishing and Children's Photo Galleries ... Lake Champlain Salmon and Lake Trout Fishing Videos ... Contacts and Rates for Outstanding Fishing Charters and Guided Excursions with an Experienced Coast Guard Licensed Captains ...Guided Duck and Whitetail Deer Hunting on Lake Champlain's Islands and Estuaries ... Lake Champlain Waterfront Camps For Rent and Hunting and Fishing Lodge Rentals ... Updated Lake Champlain Fishing Events, Tournaments, and Derbies ... Lake Champlain Fishing Records ... Three Lake Champlain Fishing Forums and Recent Fishing Reports ... A Listing of Waterfront Access and Boat Launches ... Local Bait and Tackle Shops ... Lake Champlain Marina Listings ... Fishing Knots ... New York Regulations and Vermont Regulations ... A Listing of Lake Champlain Related Organizations and Associations ... Lake Champlain Trivia ... Information Regarding Invasive and Nuisance Species Like Alewives, Lamprey, Cormorants and Zebra Mussels ... Threatening Fish Disease Information, Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) ... Lake Champlain Navigation and Piloting Tips ... Hot Spot Fishing Maps For Perch, Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass ... A Lake Champlain Monster Page Featuring "Champ" ... Youth Features and Stewardship Intiatives ... Hundreds of Free Animated Fish and Fishing Cartoons or Graphics ... Lake Champlain Marine Resource and Services, US Coast Guard Captains Serving The Lake Champlain Watershed - Offering Assistance Towing and Rescue, Vessel Transport and Delivery, Scuba Charters, Historic Tours, Waterfront Property Showcasing ... and Lake Champlain Related Links of All Sorts!


Clean you vessel!

Community Service, Conservation and Youth Stewardship...

- Monofilament and Lead Recycling Initiative -

Lake Champlain Angler Charters has donated
benifit charters to the following organizations...

- Casting for Recovery -
(breast cancer survivors support group)

- CVPH Medical Center Foundation -

- Plattsburgh Moose Lodge 2390 -

- The Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited -

- Lake Champlain International (LCI) -

- Lake Champlain Turkey Talkers -

- C.A.S.T. for Kids -

- The American Heart Association -

- The Mitchell Kilkeary Memorial Scholarship Fund -

- The Essex Junction American Legion -


Below, Captain Mick Maynard receives the Lake Champlain International Heritage Award
from Senator Patrick Leahy for public service to the fishery,
Burlington, VT, June 2013

Senator Leahy and Captain Mick

Captain Mick and pro angler Clay Dyer
support C.A.S.T. For Kids on July 11, 2009 in Plattsburgh


C.A.S.T. for Kids



Presley and Claude


Inspire stewardship for the future.
Teach a child to fish!



Lake Champlain Angler Captain and owner Mickey Maynard

Over 40 years of Lake Champlain fishing experience!
email us...
captainmick@lakechamplainangler.com

phone the hotline: (518) 578-9273

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