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South's Hottest Summer Fishing Destinations

From crappie to giant sharks, take advantage of these southern hotspots to this catch more fish this summer.

South's Hottest Summer Fishing Destinations

Summer Fishing Playbook - South: Steven Felsher shows off a speckled trout he caught in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by John N. Felsher)

Anglers can choose from a multitude of destinations to catch a variety of freshwater and salty species all across the South, but a few places habitually stand out as worthy of a road trip.

Toledo Bend Largemouth Bass

South Summer Playbook
Kevin VanDam, a four-time Bassmaster Classic champion, admires a bass he caught on a jerkbait while fishing at Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Louisiana-Texas line near Many, La. (Photo by John N. Felsher)

A lunker lake for decades, Toledo Bend...

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