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. 3 in the 2019 Bassmaster rankings, as a result of monstrous tournament hauls.