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Best Rhode Island Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in RI.

Pascoag Reservoir, Scituate Reservoir, Wallum Lake, Watchaug Pond and Worden Pond are the most popular places for fishing in Rhode Island, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Pascoag Reservoir
  • Watchaug Pond
  • Worden Pond
Best Bass Lakes

Indian Lake, Pascoag Reservoir, Wilson Reservoir, Watchaug Pond and Worden Pond are considered the best options for largemouth and smallmouth bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

Rivers in the state are favorite options for white catfish. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Canada Pond, Pascoag Reservoir, Watchaug Pond and Worden Pond are among the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

Canada Pond, Mashapaug Pond, Pascoag Reservoir, Watchaug Pond and Worden Pond are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Favorite Salmon Lakes

Barber Pond, Naugatuck River and Shetucket River are some of the most popular lakes for atlantic salmon fishing. More...

Visit the Rhode Island fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Rhode Island map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in RI at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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