Crappy has been the story on Saratoga lake. I was out twice on Lake George Island Adventures charters here this past week. We had excellent results on both charters. Rick and his family and friends landed better than fifty on their trip. Plenty of large 12" to send to the fillet table. Rick said they were the largest crappy he had ever seen.
The crappy are definitely setting up for the spawn now. With this weekend's warm up they should be red hot.
The only problem is it's also the opening day of pike and walleye. What a dilemma. There is also a crappy tournament on the lake Saturday. Needless to say the lake will be congested. The crappy tournament is an open tournament. It will be held at the state launch. You can call Tim Blodgett at Saratoga Tackle for more details.
A key factor to remember is that at this aggressive stage of spawning often a plain jig works better than bait. Hit and run till you find them. When you do stay put..
Lake George Island Adventures ( serving Lake George and Saratoga Lake)
Highliner Charter Fishing