5 Must-Visit Fishing Spots to Add Your Bucket List


All across the United States, there are beautiful lakes and rivers that are loaded with fish, just waiting to be caught by the intrepid fisherman or woman. An RV rental is a great way to pack up your fishing gear and enjoy the peaceful outdoors. Consider one of these must-visit spots for your next fishing-cation.

Eagle River, Colorado

Experience breathtaking scenery and clear waters at Eagle River in Colorado. Best known for fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout, Eagle River offers several access points where visitors can fish in peaceful settings. The fishing conditions at Eagle River change dramatically with the weather, making it a great place to try out different techniques and strategies. While the fishing at Eagle River is best in the early summer, it’s still an excellent fishing spot during any season. Hit as many access points as your heart desires in your RV rental in Colorado, with a few rental locations to choose from in the nearby Denver area. 

rv-rental-fishing-spots2-(1).jpg The fly fishing is great all year round in Eagle River, Colorado. 

Devils Lake, North Dakota

The largest natural lake in North Dakota, Devils Lake is a fisherman’s haven. Whether you visit for just a day or plan to stay the entire weekend in your RV rental, there is plenty of water to cover. The 210,000-acre lake has a wide variety of depth levels and is home to large numbers of walleye, northern pike and white bass. Plan a visit to this popular destination in the winter, where the lake is a favorite destination for ice fishing. 

rv-rental-fishing-spots3-(1).pngIf you’ve been waiting to check ice fishing off your bucket list, Devils Lake is the place to do it.

Charlotte Harbor, Florida

Another year-round fishing destination, Charlotte Harbor in Florida is one of the most-visited fishing spots on the Southwest Gulf Coast. Charlotte Harbor is an ideal place for those who love to be one with nature, since about 84 percent of the harbor’s shoreline is protected from development. Reserve your RV rental in North Port, located just 30 miles away.  

Bighorn River, Montana

Known as an elite trout fishing destination, Bighorn River in Montana offers steady and ideal fishing conditions. This fishing spot flows through a gorgeous, open landscape and contains high fish populations with trout that average 18 inches long. Bighorn River tends to be busy, especially between July and September. It may not be the quietest fishing spot, but the views and enormous fish are worth the trip in your RV rental in Montana.   

rv-rental-fishing-spots4-(1).jpgMontana is a great location for reeling in cutthroat trout.

Milford Lake, Kansas

Journey to the heart of America and visit the 15,700-acre Milford Lake in Kansas. Located at Milford State Park, the lake is home to a variety of fish species including bass, catfish, walleye, sunfish, sauger and more. Rent an RV and stay at the Milford Lake campground. Here visitors have access to everything they need for a day of fishing such as boat rentals, bait and tackle. There are even RV hookups available and a nearby convenience store and restaurant for your motorhome rental in Kansas City

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