Mid Atlantic Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing is extremely popular in the Mid Atlantic states. In many areas, fishing for black bass (largemouth and smallmouth) is popular. In addition to bass fishing, anglers fish for crappie, sunfish, white perch, yellow perch, walleye, sauger, brook trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, chain pickerel, northern pike, musky, tiger musky, channel catfish, white catfish, blue catfish, bullheads, American shad, hickory shad, striped bass, white bass, freshwater drum, carp, fallfish, suckers, gar, bowfin, snakeheads, and other species.

Regional Freshwater Fishing

New York

New Jersey





North Carolina

West Virginia

Related Information

Freshwater Fishing Basics

Freshwater Fish Species

Freshwater Fishing Baits

Warmwater Streams

Ice Fishing

Alternative Fishing Methods


Darkhouse Spearfishing

Lake Trolling

Trolling for Landlocked Striped Bass