Debatably the hottest lake on this list, Chickamauga vaults 55 places from its rank last year.
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.
At times, the Big O can be the best lake on the planet.
If you want to get away from it all, the San Joaquin Delta’s 1,000 miles of shoreline certainly allow for that.
Toledo Bend is currently experiencing a “new lake” effect because of recent rains that brought the lake level up, submerging new vegetation that creates bass nirvana.
Have you ever tried to rank your favorite fishing lakes? It’s not easy. Here are the lakes that earned a spot in Bassmaster Magazine's 100 Best Bass Lakes list for 2012
If you’ve ever considered making a bucket list of lakes to fish, don’t bother, we’ve done it for you. Here, in order, are the best bass lakes in the country. Now, set forth and fish them all.