Lake Mead is a great man-made fishing lake that lies on the Colorado River, about 24 mi from the Las Vegas Strip. that lays in-between the states of Nevada and Arizona. It is the largest reservoir in the United States in terms of water capacity with more than 290 square miles of water surface. Popular fish at Lake Mead includes: rainbow trout, catfish, sunfish, largemouth bass, striped bass, smallmouth bass and crappie.
Lake Mead is open year round 24-hours a day, except areas as posted.
Lake Mead Fishing Regulations Possession Limits
- Trout - 5
- Black bass - 6
- Catfish - 25
- Crappie - 15
- Striped Bass - 20
- Other game fish - no limit
Popular Types of Fish at Lake Mead
Lake Mead offers a wide variety of fish for Anglers such as rainbow trout, catfish, sunfish, largemouth bass, striped bass, smallmouth bass and crappie.
Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear
Directions to Lake Mead
To access Lake Mead, you have an option of nine different main access points to acces Lake Mead National Recreation Area.