It's time to dust off that ol' passport and head South to one of Mexico's finest bass fishing lakes.

If you want to catch a 10-pound-plus bass, perhaps several lunkers that size, your best chance lies in planning a fishing trip to Mexico. Dozens of lakes built by our neighbors south of the border offer good fishing opportunities for huge largemouths, thanks to a long growing season, plentiful forage and Florida bass genes that produce hawgs often reaching double-digit weights.

The question is, which of many prime Mexican fishing waters currently offer the best chances for landing that bass of a lifetime? 

Mexico Trophy Bass are known for being aggressive, so you'll need to make sure your fishing gear is in perfect condition to handle the twist and pulls of these trophy size bass. Don't be fooled into thinking any equipment will survive a struggle with the Mexican bass. Your equipment must be strong and reels must be checked and well lubed.



Every year, more and more people are becoming interested in bass fishing adventures, rather as a sport, or simply as an activity that they can share with their family and friends. With this growing interest in bass fishing, more and more areas of the world are being explored by beginner and professional bass anglers alike, hoping that they would find a great spot where they can enjoy the bass-rich fishing lakes. One particular part of the world that has bass-rich waters is a place just south of the border called Mexico.

There has been a lot of talk about how rich with bass the waters of Mexico are, which is probably why a lot of anglers are interested in visiting. If you are a bass angler looking for some adventure, then Mexico should probably be on your list of places to go to. Here are a few of the lakes that you should know about in order to make the most out of your Mexico bass fishing trip.

LAKE AGUAMILPA:  Lake Agua Milpa, another one of the great  largemouth bass lakes in Mexico, is known to have a considerable number of black bass in its waters, which means that it is one of the newer lakes. Although the black bass in this particular lake are numerous, their size range from 3-9 lbs.  Most anglers catch from 80-100 bass per day. With a Lake Record of 14.6 oz.

LAKE BACCARAC: Lake Baccarac is another of the Six great black bass lakes in Mexico, and has some of the larger-sized bass. All these statistics point in one direction — Lake Baccarac bass fishing trips are among the best not only in Mexico, but the entire world. Taking a trip to this lake for bass fishing can be an anglers dream come true, especially if you can snag one of the relatively large Trophy Bass. The lake record here is 19 lbs 10 oz.


LAKE COMEDERO:  Lake Comedero, is one of the great  largemouth bass lakes in Mexico, located 100 miles northeast of the seaside resort of Mazatlan. Its clear, cool water is teeming with thousands of hungry Mexico black bass which will strike almost any type of lure all year. Without any doubt, Comedero is one of the world’s best bass lake for numbers of bass from 8 lbs to 12 lbs with some bass ranging from 12 to 15 lbs. with a lake record of 19.6oz.  Daily catches average 40 to 60 fish per day per boat. It is totally a catch and release lake. Because of its remoteness it receives less fishing pressure. If you want a true “fishing trip,” this is the lake to fish. Our seasons run from September through April and Coras Lodge Comedero has prepared the schedule to assure you get the most fishing possible, yet ample time to relax and enjoy your visit to Old Mexico and its native surroundings. Lake Record 19.6. Even when slow, Mexico's Lake Comedero still produces big bass

​LAKE EL SALTO: One of the greatest black bass lakes in Mexico, Lake El Salto should definitely be one of the bass fishing destinations you visit when you in Mexico. This is one of four lakes positioned on the Western side of the Mexican coast. Although this particular lake is associated with the other three great black bass lakes, each one of these lakes differs in the amount of black bass that are residing in them. The newer the lakes are, the greater the number of black bass that are present. However, the size of the black bass is not as large as those located in the older lakes. In Lake El Salto, the black bass are relatively large in size.   With a lake record of

18 lbs 6 oz.

LAKE GUERRERO: Lake Guerrero is one of the first lakes in Mexico known for its Trophy Bass Fishing. This enormous lake with hundreds of islands, points and tree covered flats has become one of Mexico's most consistent lakes. Guerrero has also been known to produce some real giants. With the growing popularity of catch and release Guerrero has seen a nice recovery. You can expect to catch between 25 and 50 fish per day with a good shot at fish over 8 pounds. Ten pound plus fish are caught weekly if not daily. All the guides on Guerrero are seasoned professionals some have spent their whole life on this amazing lake. Guerrero is only a short 2-3 hour drive from Harlingen, Texas

LAKE HUITES:  One of the oldest lakes in Mexico should be added to this list. One of the hottest bass lakes in the world is Lake Huites, located on Mexico's West Coast, outside the city of Los Mochis. When at full pool, Huites is a 30,000-acre man-made reservoir that had been initially stocked with Florida strain largemouth bass fingerlings to jump start the fishery. These bass have taken a liking to the mountainous climate, long growing season and an abundant, protein-rich diet of tilapia and shad and are growing at a rate of 1 1/2 to 2 lbs a year

LAKE MATEOS: Another one of the famous bass fishing lakes in Mexico, boasts an amazing Year Round Trophy Bass Season! Unlike other Mexico lakes, you don’t deal with commercial nets at all or a massive hoard of boats! What you will find is a lot of brush and trees along the shoreline edges. The open areas between these brush clumps provide wondrous fishing opportunities for anglers using everything from top water baits to plastic worms. The lake record here is 18lb 5oz.

LAKE OVIACHIC:  One of the greatest black bass lakes in Mexico. If you like to catch lots of big bass, this is a great place to visit. It has a reputation of delivering plenty of four to six pound bass virtually any time of the year.  Ten pounders are not uncommon. Recent catches include 326 bass caught by two anglers in one day. MEXICO BASS FISHING AT LAKE OVIACHIC is only 15 miles from Ciudad Obregon Airport. The lake record 16.6 oz.