Posts Tagged ‘lake colby’

Thursday, January 24, 2019

‘Skate Lake Colby’ Event Set For Feb 3rd

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has introduced a new event called Skate Lake Colby. The event will be held on Sunday, February 3 at the Lake Colby beach and Skate Path.

It will offer ice skating paths and a fat bike trail. » Continue Reading.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The US National Fly Fishing Championships Kicking Off

Fly Fishing on the Ausable River - photo by John WarrenThe US National Fly Fishing Championships begins Wednesday, June 1st, when some of the best anglers in the country check-in at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center at 7 pm. There will be three days of competition for spots on the National Fly Fishing Team.

According to event organizer Ken Crane, this is the first year the nationals have come to the area. Two regional qualifiers were held in the area last June. “We have 55 anglers: 11 teams of five guys, at five venues: three rivers and two lakes,” says Crane. “The competitors each get a beat, a section of the river or lake and have a three-hour catch and release session.” » Continue Reading.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Volunteers Sought For US National Fly Fishing Championships

us national fly fishing tournamentThe nation’s best fly anglers will be returning to Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake, Redford and Malone, June 1–4, 2016 for the U.S. National Fly Fishing Championships, and organizers are looking for volunteers to assist anglers over the three-day catch-and-release competition.

“The event relies on volunteers to record the size and species of every fish caught, and is a great opportunity for avid fishermen to learn from these top anglers and share local ‘intel’, too,” said Ken Crane, event and volunteer organizer. “Anglers will be fishing on the Ausable, Saranac and Salmon Rivers while wading, and Mirror Lake and Lake Colby from boats. No experience is required.” » Continue Reading.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Adirondack Stand-Up Paddle Festival Planned

Adirodnack Stand Up Paddle FestivalAdirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters will present the 3rd Annual Adirondack Stand-Up Paddle Festival from Friday, June 19th through Sunday, June 21st in Saranac Lake, with the main event happening Saturday at Lake Colby Beach.

The festival will include SUP inspired family activities, Long and Short Course World Paddling Association sanctioned races, and family fun races. There will be on-water and dry-land clinics, SUP fitness and yoga classes, SUP demos, a guided group tour for all ages and abilities and dealer representatives on hand to answer SUP related questions. » Continue Reading.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Adirondack Stand-Up Paddling Festival This Weekend

SUPIf you’ve been wondering what the stand-up paddling (SUP) craze is all about, check out the Adirondack SUP Festival at Lake Colby Beach in Saranac Lake this weekend.

Sponsored by Adirondack Lakes and Trails, the annual festival will feature instructional clinics, competitive and family-fun races, SUP fitness and yoga classes, guided paddling trips, and dealer booths. Visitors will be able to demo equipment, and there will be special discounts on boards, paddles, and accessories. » Continue Reading.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Adirondack Stand-Up Paddle Board Festival Set

Adirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters in Saranac Lake will host an Adirondack Stand-Up Paddle Board Festival,  on June 23rd from 8 am to 4:30 pm at the Village of Saranac Lake’s Lake Colby Beach.

The all day event and will include stand up paddleboard (SUP) inspired activities for the whole family and  feature a short race course of three miles,  a longer 6-mile course,  race of six miles, and sprint/fun races.

The sprint/fun races will include an obstacle course, person and dog race, tandem race and sprint time trials.  There will also be food, music, paddleboard clinics, demos of boards and equipment, and board and equipment dealer reps on hand. » Continue Reading.

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