A weekend to Fish - Fish and Fish some more. The Derby has multiple launch sites and fishing in 3 categories, lake trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass. Prizes for adult and junior divisions, junior division is for younger than 16. Lake George, known for its beauty and as the Queen of American Lakes, is 32-miles long surrounded by the southern Adirondack Mountains. The lake has been a favorite fishing spot for visitors and locals over generations.