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Top Bass Fishing Lakes In VT

All about fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass in Vermont lakes.

Lake Champlaign in Northern Vermont

Even though the cold water in Vermont shortens the growing season, bass thrive in many fisheries through out the state. Ice fishing for bass is popular in winter. Bass can be found in ponds, parks, rivers and small lakes. The larger populations of bass can be found in Vermont's major lakes including Harriman Reservoir, Island Pond, Lake Bomoseen, Lake Carmi, Lake Champlain, Lake Dunmore, Lake Memphremagog, Lake St Catherine, Maidstone Lake, Seymour Lake and Somerset Reservoir.

Bass In Vermont

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth bass

World record: 22 lbs 4 oz

State Record: 10 lbs 4 oz

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass

World record: 11 lbs 15 oz

State Record: 6 lbs 13 oz

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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Vermont

When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.

Vermont State Record Bass

The state record largemouth bass was caught from Lake Dunmore.

The state record smallmouth bass came from Lake Champlain.

Bass fishing basics video.

Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Green Mountain State.

Bass fishing in Vermont

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 Vermont.

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