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Nevada Bass Fishing

All about fishing for spotted, smallmouth and largemouth bass in NV lakes.

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Bass Fishing Lakes In Nevada

Bass can be found in most of the southern waters in Nevada and throughout the Colorado River system of lakes. The major lakes in NV with healthy populations of bass include Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Ruby Lake, Rye Patch Reservoir, South Fork Reservoir and Wild Horse Reservoir.

Fishing for bass In Nevada

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth bass

World record: 22 lbs 4 oz

NV State Record: 12 lbs 0 oz

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth bass

World record: 11 lbs 15 oz

NV State Record: 8 lbs 11 oz

Spotted Bass

Spotted bass

World record: 9 lbs 8 oz

NV State Record: 4 lbs 6 oz

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Bass fishing in Nevada

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 Nevada.

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

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Catch big bass!

The Nevada state record largemouth bass came from Lake Mead and the NV state record smallmouth bass was caught out of South Fork Reservoir. Helms Lake at Sparks Marina gave up the Nevada state record spotted bass.

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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 Nevada 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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