Captain Mick Maynard

Captain Mick Maynard
Plattsburgh, NY

Captain Mick Maynard has over 40 years experience fishing on Lake Champlain and in the Adirondack region's many rivers, lakes and ponds. He has also spent countless hours fishing on Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the Hudson River from Troy to New York City. Additionally, Captain Mick spends each winter in Florida guiding for monster largemouth bass on the Harris Chain of Lakes. The Captain’s a hardcore fisherman with the credentials to back it up. He holds a US Coast Guard 100 Ton Master Captain's license and an assistance towing endorsement. He also maintains a Coast Guard certified Able Seaman Unlimited/Any waters, Merchant Mariners Z-Card.

Mick is a freelance outdoor sports writer who has published fishing articles in the Lake Champlain Weekly, the Press Republican and the New York Outdoor News. The Captain has fished with Champion bass anglers like Scott R. Martin and David Dudley. He's also guided for numerous other notable professional fishermen, club anglers and tourists alike who come to sample the virtues of northern New York and the Lake Champlain region. He's been featured on several local television shows, WFN shows, and in various fishing articles from local tournament publications to USA Today. Whether you’re after trout, salmon, bass, pike, musky, bowfin or even carp, Mick welcomes one and all to join him on Lake Champlain or in Central Florida for an unforgettable angling experience.