Location: Angelina, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Jasper, Sabine Counties, eastern Texas
Type of bass:Largemouth, spotted, yellow, white, hybrid striped
Best times to fish:Year-round
Did you know:The lake is named after the legendary congressman and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Bottom line:The nation’s top-ranked bass fishery of 2018, the 115,000-acre lake came in at No. 3in the 2019 Bassmaster rankings, as a result of monstrous tournament hauls.