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Best States for Fishing

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Rated 6 points - posted 5 years ago by sockeye in category United States.
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Minnesota Report Abuse
10,000 lakes and it is a destination for many states, several states away.
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Louisiana Report Abuse
50 points - added 5 years ago by sockeye - 2 comments
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Best place to fish.
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Few places can an angler catch a largemouth, speckled trout, and redfish from the same spot, with the same lure. Venice, LA is one of those places. Further, within 20 minutes from Venice, you can be on the blue water catching tuna, dolphin, wahoo, amberjack, etc., etc.
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WISCONSIN Report Abuse
49 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 3 comments
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Vilas county has the highest concentration of fresh water lakes in the world. I love it.
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Wisconsin counts lakes as 4 acres or bigger. Minnesota counts lakes ten acres or bigger. That's why Wisconsin claims more lakes than Minnesota.
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15,000 lakes, don't understand what Minnesota is so proud of.
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Florida Report Abuse
44 points - added 5 years ago by sockeye - 1 comment
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As far as number of species of fish that the angler may legitimately chase, no state beats Florida.
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Maine Report Abuse
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Alaska Report Abuse
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Washington Report Abuse
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Arkansas Report Abuse
28 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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I haved fished in many different states, but Arkansas still remains my top destination for freshwater fishing. You just can't beat the quality of bass and catfish found in the natural state!
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Idaho Report Abuse
28 points - added 5 years ago by sockeye - 1 comment
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Best flyfishing States besides alaska
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Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge Report Abuse
The hands down best place to fish north and south of the equator. Many people form the eastern and western hemisphere come here to fish for the famed and storied large mouth black bass. Some have been reported to be 34 lbs. And they also have monster choupique and about 80,000,000 American Alligators.
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Montana Report Abuse
25 points - added 5 years ago by sockeye - 1 comment
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Montana is by far #1. Fishing Montana's rivers is epic in every sense of the word. It's scenery also surpasses any state by far.
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Missouri Report Abuse
The Missouri River and so many more places are great for fishing.
20 points - added 3 years ago by guest - 2 comments
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Don't forget the rivers the Missouri, Mississippi, Osage, Des Moines, Platte, Grand, St. Francis, and much more.
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there is also tons of lakes such as Lake of the Ozarks, Harry S. Truman Res., Mark Twain Lake, Stokton Lake, Table Rock Lake, Smithville Lake, and so much more.
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Kansas Report Abuse
Love the Kansas River always great fishing.
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michigan Report Abuse
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New York Report Abuse
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In my opinion NY should be much higher than 20, we got the finger lakes (world renowned for Lake trout), Lake Eire (wold renowned for Lake trout, wellie, perch, and bass with its tributaries known for Steel-head and Catfish), Lake Ontario and all of its tributaries (world renowned for Salmon, Steel-head and brown trout, especially the salmon river), the Niagra river (world renowned for Muskie above the falls, and salmon and trout below the falls), Lake Champlain (world renowned for bass and pan-fish), the Adirondacks (with thousands of lakes ponds and streams with a wide variety of fish and some of the finest Native brook trout fishing in the world), The St. Lawrence river in the north (world renowned for Muskie and bass) The Allegheny river in the southwest corner (Excellent fishing for wallies, pike and muskie, with it tributaries known for trout), and the Hudson river in the southeast (world renowned for striped bass, also know for pike and black bass). Overall NY is extremely divers and offers some of the finest fishing in the world for a wide variety of spices.
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Look at the records by state. NY is at or near the top for all the best fish. Salmon, pike, trout, muskie, pretty much everything except largemouth. Lake Ontario and salmon river amazing
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West Virginia Report Abuse
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Lake Minnetonka Report Abuse
this place would be good for catching a Lake Bone
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Illinois Report Abuse
Best ranked Bass fishing in the USA
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Hawaii Report Abuse
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Tennessee Report Abuse
they have lakes and a few creeks, streams, and rivers, good for fishing... NOT!
3 points - added 4 years ago by guest - 1 comment
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We have a lot of great fishing spots. Lots of trout and bass. Especially catfish.
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