Coordinates: 49° 0€² 1.16€³ N, 119° 26€² 44.13€³ W
Location: British Columbia
In 2010, Largemouth bass; Plenty of fish in the five-pound range, with the odd 10-pounder
When to fish: All season long, but the action is best in spring.
Where to fish: Key in on weeds and rocks.
Tip: Fish Lyman plugs on top of the water, or try a Dick Nite Spoon for deeper fish.
—Sean Simmons, founder and publisher of Angler’s Atlas
In 2008, Smallmouth bass; The chance to sight-fish for big pre-spawn, spawn and post-spawn smallies
When to fish: May.
Where to fish: Along rocky shorelines near Haynes Point Provincial Park.
Tip: Use finesse baits on a splitshot rig, or tubes.
—Pete Bowman, Mike Miller & Angelo Viola, hosts of the Fish’n Canada Show