Fishing & Lake Adventure–Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Lakeside Cottage Rentals in Belgrade Lakes, MaineFisher’s Paradise in Belgrade Lakes, Maine

By Deborah S. Nelson, Author/Publisher VRTG

Vacationing according to your niche is key to enjoy desirable activities during your getaway. Hence, fishing enthusiasts flock to the Belgrade Lakes in Maine. Located in the heart of the Kennebec Valley Region, the Belgrade Lakes consists of seven lakes and ponds. These lakes are highly favored for fishing northern pike, landlocked salmon, brook trout, as well as both largemouth and smallmouth bass. Of course, during the winter the lakes are open for ice fishing while visitors can also enjoy swimming and boating during warmer seasons.

Which Pond to Choose from Belgrade Lakes?

Out of the seven lakes and ponds, three are most significant. The Great Pond sits about 8,339 acres wide and 69 feet deep. As the name suggests, the Great Pond is the largest of the Belgrade Lakes chain. Therefore, it is favored for fishing several types of trout, bass, and landlocked salmon. Nevertheless, Long Pond is historically the top producer of landlocked salmon. This pond stretches across 2,714 between Belgrade, Rome, and Mt. Vernon.

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These three bodies of water are extra special because they house Lakeside Cottage Rentals (LCR). Founded in 2006, LCR featured dozens of cozy waterfront and lake view cottages year-round. Moreover, their properties offer amenities such as expansive decks, full-length docks, and high-speed internet. LCR is both pet and child-friendly. Also, all homes span from two to nine bedrooms and are fully furnished—comfortable for families, groups, and retreats. Plus, LCR is just a short drive away from Augusta, Maine. Moreover, the Belgrade Lake region itself hosts plenty of shopping centers, nearby convenience stores, outstanding restaurants, and outdoor activities besides fishing as well. The staff will also happily offer guidance for attractions. Finally, do not miss the chance to spot a moose—just 15 minutes away from your rental.

See a few of LCR’s property listings at the Outstandingly Located Niche.

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