Lake-Mead-Fishing-Guides

Lake Mead Fishing Guide

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.

Largemounth-bass-fish

Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth-Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Rainbow Trout Fish

Rainbow Trout

Catfish

Catfish

Striped-Bass

Stripped Bass

Sunfish

Sunfish

Black-Crappie-Fish

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.

The Lake Mead Visitor Center is located off of U.S. 93, four miles southeast of Boulder City, Nevada. See the park maps below to find the route best for you.