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The Best Bass Fishing Lakes in the US

Jan 17, 2008
Where are the most popular lakes for bass fishing in the U.S., what types of bass can you catch in these waters and how can you plan your own great bass fishing lake getaway? There are many wonderful lakes all over the US to fish for great bass in. To our knowledge, the lists below of bass fishing lakes are open and operable for fishing. However, it is important to keep in mind that changes can take place from time to time so you should always contact the lake first to be sure it is still open for bass fishing or open at the particular time you intend to go.

When searching for bass fishing lakes, you need to know where in the country you are looking and the time of year that it is since in some areas, bass may not be in the waters during the particular time you are planning to fish there. You have a few different options when it comes to gathering this type of information such as the ones listed below.

How to Find Bass Fishing Lakes

Lakes are some of the best places around to find bass. There are also many different lakes all over the country so, how can you find bass fishing lakes near you? Well, you can always talk to neighbors and co-workers to find out where they go bass fishing to see where they would recommend. However, if you would like more than just a personal opinion or if you are looking for a fishing lake in a different state, then there are other ways. For example, you can contact the local parks and wildlife department for the state in which you plan on fishing for bass.

Here you can gather a lot of valuable information such as, which lakes have the best reputation for bass fishing. They will supply you with the rules and regulations for each lake so you will know exactly what you can and cannot do. They can tell you the bag and size limits, catch and release laws and they can give you information about the hatcheries and when the best time is for bass fishing. If you plan on fishing from a boat, they can give you all the laws for boating in that state and the safety regulations you need to follow.

Another way to search for information concerning bass fishing lakes in your area or somewhere you plan on visiting is by using the Internet. You can find sites that have special search engines available to help you with this task. All you need to do is put in your location and the species of fish you are searching for and it will pull up the best bass fishing lakes in that area. You can also visit the parks and wildlife website to gather all the information listed above and more.

Here are a few lakes for bass fishing in several states across the US. There are many more you can likely find in your area as well.


Lake Amistad
Canyon Lake
Falcon Lake
Lake Buchanon


Farm 13 / Stick Marsh
Kenansville Lake
Lake Okeechobee
Lake Rousseau
Lakes Orange and Lochloosa
Lakes Poinsett and Winder
Lake George
Crescent Lake
The Kissimmee River
St. Johns River
Lake Istokpoga
Lake Tsala Apopka
Ocala Forest Lakes


Lake Guntersville
Elk River
Wheeler Lake
Pickwick Lake


White River Delta
Beaver Lake
Dierks Lake
Bull Shoals Lake
DeQueen Lake


Lake Folsum
Big Bear Lake
Collins Lake
Buena Vista Lake


Kerr Lake
Apalachia Lake
Badin Lake
Hiwassee Lake


Lake George
Carters Lake
Kackson Lake
Lake Russell
West Point Lake


Table Rock Lake
Longview Lake
Norfork Lake
Stockton Lake
Table Rock Lake
Wappappello Lake


Barr Lake
Bear Creek
Georgetown Lake
Main Lake
Sloans Lake
Webster Lake

These are just some of many great bass fishing lakes located around the country and even around the world. If you'd like to find out more about great bass fishing lakes in your area, a good place to start is by joining local bass fishing clubs. This is a great way to stay up-to-date with all the latest news and information about bass fishing in your area. Plus it is a great way to meet new friends that share the same passion you have when it comes to bass fishing.

You will be able to share stories about the biggest bass caught or the largest number caught at one time. You may even be able to exchange a few secrets concerning bass fishing that can make a difference in the amount of success you have in the future.

You will be able to share stories about the biggest bass caught or the largest number caught at one time. You may even be able to exchange a few secrets concerning bass fishing that can make a difference in the amount of success you have in the future.
About the Author
Dan Eggertsen is a fishing researcher and enthusiast who is committed to providing the best bass fishing information possible. Get more information on US bass fishing here: http://www.askbassfishing.com/
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