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Author Topic: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?  (Read 16294 times)

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Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« on: Dec 24, 2008, 03:59 PM »
Does anyone know where i can find a free map online of the contours in lake Champlain? Seems everything these days costs $!

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #1 on: Dec 24, 2008, 07:05 PM »
http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/waterq/lakes/htm/lp_depthcharts.htm
you can print these or they only cast $1.00 but they are old.
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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #2 on: Dec 24, 2008, 08:27 PM »
Thanks a TON!

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 24, 2008, 08:29 PM »
How about Champlain maps? Those are all the small lakes and ponds unfortunately.

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 25, 2008, 05:46 AM »
Good luck trying to find online charts of Champlain. I've Googled it before and always came up empty handed. ??? I finally broke down and purchased some of the "Fishing Hot Spots" maps of Champlain. :) The price is reasonable, they're waterproof, tearproof and the info contained within is definitely worth the $18 bucks or so apiece. Stay away from the Navionics brand of Champlain depth charts unless you have a GPS with a Navionics chip in it. :o I got mine at Lakeshore Hardware in Mallets Bay. 8)
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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #5 on: Dec 25, 2008, 07:44 AM »
 :D Heres an idea for you Stalker. Go to the library and see if they have a copy of "Lake Champlain Atlas of Navigational Charts" published by R.W Vogel out of S. Burlington. It doesn't have many contour lines but does show alot of depths, magnetic compass bearings etc. Pick out the ones you want then zerox or scan 'n' print. They'll help give you an idea and they do show things like cribs and the like. So Merry Christmas and Good Luck to you in your search. Let us know how you do.
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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #6 on: Dec 25, 2008, 09:46 AM »
Ya, its looking like i might just have to buy one.

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #7 on: Dec 25, 2008, 12:16 PM »
I have the maps if you want to hookup you can get them copied and cut the cost.
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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #8 on: Dec 28, 2008, 02:23 PM »
I tried getting them online a couple of years ago, but no free ones.  I ended up buying one for about $15.


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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #9 on: Dec 29, 2008, 09:15 PM »
if you go to http://mapserver.mytopo.com/bp/mapserver/index.cfm? you can type in the town or bay that you are looking for and it will return a list that matches.  Once you click on the place you want to look at it will load with a topo map but at the top of the map you can chose to look at a NOAA  Nautical chart that has depth soundings on it, there is also a cursor that tracks on you mouse which shows lat long at the bottom of the screen.  I use this all the time to find new places to try.

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #10 on: Dec 29, 2008, 09:20 PM »
Drake: that's the map I bought.  I believe I bought it at the Hog Island Bait shop.


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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #11 on: Dec 29, 2008, 09:37 PM »
The best part about the site is its free and you can look at any part of the lake.  You can alo print them to bring with you. I also have the fishing hot spots map (bought it at dicks in williston) which is nice also and worth the $15 I spent. 

Cant wait until Thursday to get some fishing in. Hoping that Dillenbeckh some safe ice still.

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #12 on: Dec 29, 2008, 09:42 PM »
I also have the fishing hot spots map (bought it at dicks in williston) which is nice also and worth the $15 I spent.  
I bought a hotspots map at the Outdoor Expo down here about 5 years ago.  I agree, worth the money.


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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #13 on: Dec 30, 2008, 08:12 AM »
wow! Thats nice!

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #14 on: Dec 30, 2008, 02:56 PM »
 ;D Drakeman SWEET SITE!  ;D Thanks for posting it.
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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #15 on: Dec 31, 2008, 08:16 AM »
thanks 1,000,000 for posting that
I think I'll geek out and start a notebook

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #16 on: Dec 31, 2008, 08:26 AM »
Dont worry, you won't be the first geek I have one going to.   ;)

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #17 on: Jun 09, 2017, 12:12 PM »
http://www.whalealert.org/  try this can use cell phone while on the ice

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #18 on: Aug 29, 2017, 04:20 PM »
You can also go on the navionics web site and print the section you want:
https://webapp.navionics.com/?lang=en#boating@13&key=ioeqGl~%7B%7DL

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Re: Free Online Lake Champlain Contour maps?
« Reply #19 on: Sep 08, 2017, 10:09 AM »
I found this site to be really useful for finding breaks. Just zoom into your section and click on it, then hit "view" on the right.

http://www.charts.noaa.gov/InteractiveCatalog/nrnc.shtml?rnc=14784


 

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