Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Connecticut
All about fishing for smallmouth and largemouth 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. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing. Join us in our endeavor to offer information about bass fishing on your favorite lake in Connecticut.
Bass Lakes In Connecticut
Alexander Lake, Amos Lake, Bantam Lake, Bashan Lake, Beach Pond, Black Pond, Candlewood Lake, Cedar Lake, Colebrook River Lake, Crystal Lake, Gardner Lake, Green Falls Pond, Highland Lake, Lake Beseck, Lake Lillinonah, Lake McDonough, Lake Quassapaug, Lake Saltonstall, Lake Zoar, Lower Bolton Lake, Mansfield Hollow Lake, Mashapaug Lake, Middle Bolton Lake, Moodus Reservoir, Mudge Pond, Pachaug Pond, Pine Acres Lake, Pinewood Lake, Quaddick Reservoir, Quinebaug Pond, Rogers Lake, Saugatuck Reservoir, Shenipsit Lake, Squantz Pond, Tyler Lake, Waramaug Lake, Washinee Lake, Washining Lake, West Hill Pond, West Thompson Lake, Winchester Lake and Wononscopomuc Lake all have populations of bass. Lakes which safely ice over in winter may provide options for ice fishing.
Bass In Connecticut
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 12 lbs 14 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 7 lbs 12 oz
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Connecticut
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
Connecticut State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from Mashapaug Lake.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Shenipsit Lake.
Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Constitution 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 Connecticut bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.