The top 100 bass fishing waters are listed by Fishhound.com, a consumer-driven site helping anglers make advised decisions on the gear and techniques they use.
It's no wonder that Lake Guntersville in Alabama took Fishhound's top spot in their Top 100 Bass Waters in North America. The famous lake hosted this year's Bassmaster Classic, and has been widely konwn for some time as one of the best places to catch bass.
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Fishhound went above and beyond with this list, and they were sure to mention that fishing is the fourth most popular participatory sport in the US. Bass fishing is the overwhelming majority of that group, so it was only fitting that they went with that species as their highlighted choice. The list was created with the help of "noted outdoor writer Mike Pehanic, expert bass anglers, tournament organizations, veteran outdoor writers and other top fishing authorities," according to the site.
What's especially great about Fishhound's roundup is that they included really useful information about finding the latest fish reports from the waters they mention, as well as offering up guide service contact information. They make is super easy to from reading about one of the best lakes or rivers to bass fish to actually dropping a line in the water.
Lake Okeechobee, California's Clear Lake, Falcon Lake in Texas and Lake Erie/Niagara River round out the top five.
Fishhound was recognized in our Fishing 50, a list of the must-follow angling Twitter accounts. It's reasons like the Top 100 Bass Fishing Waters list that make them a go-to source of insight. They deserve a hat tip for the great work.
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