Bass and Smallmouth Bass
Fishing in North Dakota.
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 the
North Dakota area.
Bass Fishing Lakes In North Dakota
You can find bass in lots of places in ND. Many private ponds,
rivers and lakes contain bass. The Missouri River along with major
lakes in the state including Bowman-Haley
Jamestown Reservoir, Lake Ashtabula, Lake Audubon, Lake Darling,
Lake Sakakawea and Lake Tschida all have healthy populations of
The North Dakota state record largemouth bass came out of Nelson
Lake and the state record smallmouth was caught from Lake Sakakawea.
Bass are aggressive feeders and agile enough to chase down and catch most of their favorite foods. They are most easily caught during a feeding spree but can also be enticed into striking an anglers bait for reasons other than hunger. They are predatory by nature and at times will strike at anything that enters their domain. If it moves and they can get it into their large mouth, bass will attempt to eat it.
The purpose of the page is to provide specific information about
fishing for bass in North Dakota. Find information on basic trends and
seasonal patterns of bass here in the state of North Dakota. Look here
for tips, recommended tackle, techniques and more. We want to help
you make your bass fishing trips in ND more successful.
If you have information, articles or photos relating to bass which
you would like to see published here, please submit them for consideration.
Bass fishing information for other states is listed in the
navigation to the left.
North Dakota fishing information.
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