Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Massachusetts
Fish for smallmouth and largemouth bass in MA.
Bass Lakes In Massachusetts
Even with a short growing season, Massachusetts has plenty of bass and some of them are monsters. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing.
The major lakes in the state with healthy populations of bass include Assawompset Pond, Cheshire Reservoir, Congamond Lake, Hamilton Reservoir, Lake Chaubunagungamaug, Lake Cochituate, Lake Garfield, Lake Onota, Lake Rohunta, Lake Quinsigamond, Long Pond, Norton Reservoir, Otis Reservoir, Quabbin Reservoir, South Watuppa Pond and Wachusett Reservoir. Largemouth and smallies both can be caught while ice fishing at many lakes across the state.
Bass In Massachusetts
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 15 lbs 8 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 8 lbs 2 oz
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Massachusetts
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
Massachusetts State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from Sampsons Pond.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Wachusett Reservoir.
Mike Taylor with a nice MA bass.
Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Join us in our endeavor to offer information about bass fishing on your favorite bass lake in Massachusetts.
Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Bay State.
Bass fishing basics video.
Catch big bass!
Bass fishing information by state.
The lifecycle of bass
The more you know about the seasonal migration of bass, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Massachusetts bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.