If your bucket list includes lake hopping throughout the United States for some trophy bass fishing, you’re in luck because you will find a list of some of this nation’s greatest fishing lakes below!
We would be remiss if we didn’t first list Lake Okeechobee, Florida, which is certainly one of this country’s top fisheries!
And if we’re talking Florida, take note that Florida’s Fish and Wildlife TrophyCatch coordinators have deemed Lake Toho a high quality catch for fisherman.
Watch out Crimson Tide because the diverse fishery of Pickwick Lake just might be Bama’s favorite boon!
Kentucky Lake is great for shallow flipping and offers tons of shallow cover that is the absolute perfect habitat for fish.
Then, scoot on over to Chickamauga, a 36,000 acre lake in Tennessee that has been host to more than a few professional bass tournaments over the years.
Texas does things big and Sam Rayburn Reservoir – at 114,000 acres bursting with bass – is certainly no different!
You’ll find Lake Mille Lacs, where the trophy smallmouths bite all year long, in “The Land of 10,000 Lakes.”
Clear Lake in California is famous for its enormous yields of fish.
Sturgeon Bay in Wisconsin is a favorite bass fishing hot spot, drawing anglers from across the nation.
New York is definitely not all just flash, pizazz and street corner hot dogs because its St. Lawrence River gets better rankings on top fishing spot lists year after year!
Another top lake for serious anglers is the Santee Cooper in South Carolina.
By the way, all the lakes mentioned above also provide remarkably incredible scenery, so anchor up and enjoy!