Huge Largemouth Bass at Lake El Salto
By: Scott Bernarde
Join Game & Fish Digital Editor Scott Bernarde on a trip targeting huge largemouth bass at Lake El Salto, Mexico
It was a once-in-lifetime fishing opportunity – a bucket-lister for any bass angler looking for a personal-best fish and an exotic destination.
Mexico’s Lake El Salto, the legendary trophy bass lake north of the popular beach vacation spot Mazatlan, fits the bill. With the Mexican Sierra Madre mountains as a backdrop, El Salto (“The Jump” in English) is certainly among the best lunker bass locales in the world.
“You never know what your next bite is going to be,” said Abu Garcia brand manager Andrew Wheeler, one of the hosts of an October fishing excursion with members of the press. “It could be the biggest bass you’ve ever caught in your life.”
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