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100 Best Bass Lakes announced

Apr 29, 2013

The second annual list ranking the country’s best bass lakes has been released by Bassmaster Magazine.

100 best bass lakes of 2013

Apr 24, 2013

Lists that rank the subjective can incite passionate response. Last year, I learned this the hard way when Bassmaster Magazine released its inaugural ranking of bass fisheries from across the nation.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Lake St. Clair

Apr 24, 2013

It’s no secret that this storied fishery is nothing short of a smallmouth factory.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Sam Rayburn

Apr 24, 2013

This perennial bass fishing powerhouse is on the uptick.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Clear Lake

Apr 24, 2013

As the largest freshwater lake entirely in California, Clear Lake also produces some of the largest bass the state has to offer with amazing consistency.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Lake Guntersville

Apr 24, 2013

The rank of many lakes on the Best Bass Lakes list has suffered due to intense angling pressure. Guntersville is the exception.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Lake Erie

Apr 24, 2013

There’s no telling how many record smallmouth have been caught on Lake Erie...

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Chickamauga Lake

Apr 24, 2013

Debatably the hottest lake on this list, Chickamauga vaults 55 places from its rank last year.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Falcon Lake

Apr 24, 2013

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Last year, most fishermen would have bet their favorite baitcasting reel that this lake would be No. 1 on this list for the next century.

Best Bass Lakes of 2013: Lake Okeechobee

Apr 24, 2013

At times, the Big O can be the best lake on the planet.