Idaho Bass Fishing
All about fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass.
Bass Lakes In Idaho
There's plenty of bass fishing in Idaho. Major lakes with populations of bass include American Falls Reservoir, Anderson Ranch Reservoir, Arrowrock Reservoir, Brownlee Reservoir, C J Strike Reservoir, Cascade Reservoir, Coeur D'Alene Lake, Crane Creek Reservoir, Dworshak Reservoir, Hayden Lake, Hells Canyon Reservoir, Lake Lowell, Lake Pend Oreille, Lake Walcott, Lucky Peak Reservoir, Magic Reservoir, Mud Lake, Paddock Valley Reservoir, Payette Lake, Priest Lake, Ririe Reservoir, Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir and Spirit Lake.
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 Idaho.
Bass fishing basics video.
Catch big bass!
The Idaho state record largemouth bass was caught at Anderson Lake and the ID record smallmouth bass came from Dworshak Reservoir.
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 10 lbs 15 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 9 lbs 11.5 oz
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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 Idaho bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.