Excited for the summer season? You should be. If you are part of the angling community, this season also means opening up new opportunities for new species of fish to emerge for your catch. Some of the most popular ones include smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, Northern pike, and more. You don’t need to search elsewhere on where you should visit for summer fishing. Here are the best fishing locations for the season of summer.
Potomac River, Virginia
This famous river for fishing in Virginia has been widely visited for the best bass species. The story of the Potomac River is an inspiring one. In the early 1970s, it was polluted until it was cleaned and the bass population came back. It is comparable to lakes such as Alabama’s Guntersville and Florida’s Okeechobee. Even if you are a beginner, you can make a good number of catches here. Plus, the scenery around is also something to look forward to.
Mobile Bay, Alabama
Looking to fish for tripletail, seatrout, and redfish? Alabama has Mobile Bay, a shallow saltwater that is home to various fish like those mentioned earlier, and including ladyfish, bluefish, sheepshead, white trout, and more. The rigs off the bay also extend offshore for up to 60 miles, where you can also chance upon tunas and dolphins. Fishermen like to explore these various distances that the bay can offer.
Pine Island Sound, Florida
North of Fort Myers and south of Sarasota in the Sunshine State is Pine Island South. It is also nearby the Gulf of Mexico, and the form has been influenced by this gulf. It also holds shallow water and is perfect for an outdoor family fishing adventure. Among the best species to find are tarpon and snook, as well as redfish and seatrout for drift fishing. Aside from the actual fishing escapade, the area also offers a good spot for boating, collecting shells, and simply taking a break from the hustles and bustles of city life.
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
Lake Winnipesaukee has been the home of small mouths and in this New Hampshire freshwater, you will be offered with a wide area where you can spot bass dive onto coves, flats, and gravel-bottom bars. The lake also has habitats for largemouth bass and during the summer, don’t forget to have this on your bucket list.
White River, Arkansas
One of the best destinations for trout fishing should be Arkansas’ White River. Located in the north-central part of the state, this wide and clean river provides anglers with trout not only in one season but also all-year round. The technique that you can use in this river has been known as float fishing where anglers simply float down this river in their boats and with their casting lures, baits, or flies.
Get ready for another season of summer fishing, and as you prepare your fishing itineraries, always provide time to search for the best spots. These are only among the best ones, and there are more you can find in your research.