Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Rhode Island
Fish for smallmouth and largemouth bass. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing.
Bass Lakes In Rhode Island
Most major lakes in Rhode Island contain bass, including Beach Pond, Indian Lake, Johnson Pond (Flat River Reservoir), Pascoag Reservoir (Echo Lake), Stafford Pond, Tiogue Lake, Watchaug Pond, Woonasquatucket Reservoir and Worden Pond. Bass can also be found in ponds, parks and rivers, many of which offer ice fishing for bass in winter.
Bass In Rhode Island
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 11 lbs 3.2 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 5 lbs 15 oz
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For Rhode Island
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
Rhode Island State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from Johnson's Pond.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Wash Pond.
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 Rhode Island.
Bass fishing basics video.
Catch big bass!
Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Ocean State.
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 Rhode Island bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.