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  1. Top ten most popular lakes to fish in the United States (Click anywhere to see the route to the popular lakes of the country from Radford) Geography 314 Brandon Nelson Source: -ESRI Skip route and go to lake map

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  6. Click on any of the fish symbols to see information about fishing in the lake in that state Home

  7. Lake Fork • Located in the Northeastern portion of Central Texas. • It is comprised of 27,690 acres of surface area. • Lake Fork holds 15 of the top 20 Texas records for largemouth bass. • Dominant fish in this lake include largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish. BACK TO MAP http://www.lakeforktexas.com/Pages/fork.html Source Home

  8. Lake Marion • Part of the Santee-Cooper Lake system in South Carolina. • Comprised of 110,000 surface acres • Lakes average depth of 12.8ft. • Largemouth as well as Shellcracker fishing is fair. Dominant and most popular fish species here are Catfish, and Striped bass. Home BACK TO MAP Source: http://www.southcarolinalakes.net/santee3.htm

  9. Lake Ontario • Easy access to boat ramps in Rochester, New York and in Point Breeze, New York. • Summer months are great for Chinook Salmon and King Salmon. These are the dominant fish in Lake Ontario. Shallow waters bring these fish here to feed. • These Salmon can be up to 40 lbs in at this time of year. Source http://www.ilovenyfishing.com/ Home BACK TO MAP

  10. Table Rock Lake • Located just outside of Branson, Missouri. • This lake has a surface area of approximately 43,100 surface acres. • Largemouth Bass, White Bass, and Crappie are the dominant species here. • Over 20 professional and pro-amateur tournaments are held here each year. Home BACK TO MAP http://www.branson.com/branson/lakes/table.htm

  11. Mill Creek Lake • Mill Creek lake is located just 5 miles outside of Marshall, Illinois. • Since 1980 Mill Creek Lake has been stocked with Largemouth Bass, Crappie, and Sunfish. • In 1986 The record Largemouth for this lake was caught weighing in at 14.62lbs. BACK TO MAP http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/programs/fishrecords/freshwater/rodwbr_m.phtml Source: Home

  12. Tomahawk Lake • Located in Oneida County, Wisconsin. • Lake Tomahawk has a long standing reputation for yielding large Muskie and Walleye. • Lake Tomahawk can produce Muskie up to and beyond 40lbs. • Numerous guided services are available that guarantee a successful fishing trip on Tomahawk Lake. BACK TO MAP Home http://www.lake-link.com/lakes/lakedetails.cfm?LakeID=3444 Source

  13. Lake Okeechobee • Located in South east Florida, this lake is the one of the nations best, if not the best for fishing. • The number one fish sought after in this 730 square mile lake is the Largemouth Bass. • Lake Okeechobee continues to produce great fishing year after year, especially for Largemouth Bass. • Even though the lakes average depth is only around 9ft, the vegetation in the lake that derives from the everglades, keeps bass populations strong. BACK TO MAP Home http://www.sfwmd.gov/site/index.php?id=16 Source

  14. Lake George • Located in Southern central Florida, Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida covering some 46,000 acres. • The eastern shoreline of this lake holds much more fish, than does the opposite shorelines, according to some professional anglers. • Largemouth Bass, Black Bass, and Crappie are the most popular and abundant fish in this lake. BACK TO MAP Home http://stickmarsh.com/lakes/george/ Source

  15. Pickwick Lake • Pickwick Lake is located in Southern Mississippi and is made of up nearly 43,000 surface acres. • Spotted bass, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, and Channel Catfish are plentiful in this body of water. BACK TO MAP Home http://www.tennesseevacations.com/regions/Pickwick-Lake-Tennessee.html Source http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=pickwick+lake%2C+mississippi&prssweb=Search&ei=UTF-8&fl=0&fr=FP-tab-web-t and

  16. Lake Casitas • Located in Ventura, County California, this lake is know for its “premier bass fishing” • Four of the top ten largest bass ever caught in the U.S. have come from Lake Casitas. • This lake is not as big as most of the southeastern U.S. lakes with a surface area of around 2,500 acres; but still produces large fish, especially bass. BACK TO MAP Home http://www.lakecasitas.info/fishing.html Source