Fishing - Places to Fish

In the Fishing section you will find great freshwater and saltwater fishing information, including details of where to fish and directions to good fishing spots. We have fishing “hot spots” for largemouth & smallmouth bass, striped bass (stripers), walleyes, and many more– something for fishing enthusiasts and anglers of all abilities and experience levels. Each fishing trip is a complete chapter from a fishing guidebook and includes a detailed fishery description, driving directions to the lake, reservoir, river, fishing hole, or ocean shore, and a list of the fish species available and the bait, lures, and tackle you will need to haul them in, all produced by well-known outdoor guidebook publishers. Every fishing trip is linked to USGS topographic maps from the fishery overview page, and many also offer a host of additional features like photos, regional locator maps, and interesting natural, geological, and historical information on the region. Looking to catch that giant trophy fish or record game fish? To find the perfect fishing trip for you, just click below on any state fishing section. Then browse by selecting a specific region or “Top Trail” from the list, or by simply clicking on the interactive state map.

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