Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Maryland
Fish for smallmouth and largemouth bass in Maryland lakes.
Bass Fishing Lakes In Maryland
You are sure to find bass in all types of water across the state of Maryland. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing. Private and public ponds, rivers, small lakes, state park lagoons may contain bass. However, the most consistent stringers of bass continue to come from major lakes like Deep Creek Lake, Jennings Randolph Lake, Lake Habeeb, Liberty Lake, Little Seneca Lake, Loch Raven Reservoir, Prettyboy Reservoir, Rocky Gorge Reservoir, St. Mary's Lake, Triadelphia Reservoir and Youghiogheny River Reservoir.
Bass In Maryland
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 11.4 lbs
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 8.2 lbs
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Maryland
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
The Maryland state record largemouth bass was caught from a Huntingtown private pond, and the MD state record smallmouth came from .
Maryland State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from a private pond.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Liberty Reservoir.
Chris Baker, 15 years old with a 7.5 lb largemouth bass from a farm pond.
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. We offer information about bass fishing on your favorite bass lake in MD. Understanding the seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Old Line State.
Bass fishing basics video.
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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 Maryland bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.