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Washington DC Bass Fishing

All about fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass in Washington DC lakes.

Bass Fishing Lakes In Washington DC

There is an excellent population of bass in the Potomac river. Look for areas where there is limited current with cover and you'll likely find bass. Also try Rock Creek.

Fishing for bass In Washington DC

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth bass

World record: 22 lbs 4 oz

DC State Record: N/A

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass

World record: 11 lbs 15 oz

DC State Record: N/A

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Bass fishing in Washington DC

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 Washington DC.

Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in District Of Columbia.

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Learn the lifecycle of a 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 Washington DC bass fishing lakes. Bass become active in spring and begin the spawning process in shallow water. As summer arrives they move to deeper, cooler water. In fall they migrate into the shallows again and feed heavily preparing for their move to deeper water to wait out winter. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.

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