These waterbodies consistently produce trophy-sized Bass. This list was compiled using records from MassWildlife's  Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program . Keep in mind that these aren't the only places to try your luck. Big fish lurk in all of our ponds, lakes, and rivers.

Pond Maps | Fishing Regulations | Massachusetts Freshwater Fish Records

[Minimum weights and length to qualify for the Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program]

Largemouth Bass

 

Waterbody

Town

New Bedford Reservoir

Acushnet

Metacomet Lake

Belchertown

Cliff Pond

Brewster

Greenland Pond

Brewster

Higgins Pond

Brewster

Seymour Pond

Brewster

Nippenicket Lake

Bridgewater

East Brimfield Reservoir

Brimfield

Quaboag/Quacumquasit Ponds

Brookfield

Sampson Pond

Carver

Schoolhouse Pond

Chatham

Cheshire Reservoir

Cheshire

Robbins Pond

East Bridgewater

Great Pond

Eastham

Herring Pond

Eastham

Hinkleys Pond

Harwich

Long Pond

Lakeville

Great Quittacas Pond

Lakeville

Waite Pond

Leicester

Long Pond

Littleton

Johns Pond

Mashpee

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Crystal Lake

Orleans

Gould Pond

Orleans

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Pontoosuc Lake

Pittsfield

Big Sandy Pond

Plymouth

Billington Sea

Plymouth

White Island Pond

Plymouth

Leonard's Pond

Rochester

Marys Pond

Rochester

Congamond Lakes

Southwick

Agawam River/Agawam Mill Pond

Wareham

Glen Charlie Pond

Wareham

Webster Lake

Webster

Williams Pond

Wellfleet

Chauncey Lake

Westborough

Pearl Lake

Wrentham

Connecticut River

 

Quabbin Reservoir

 

Wachusett Reservoir

 

 

Smallmouth Bass

 

Waterbody

Town

Flax Pond

Brewster

Sheep Pond

Brewster

Seymour Pond

Brewster/Harwich

Cliff Pond

Falmouth

Hinkleys Pond

Harwich

Long Pond

Harwich

Johns Pond

Mashpee

Mashpee-Wakeby Pond

Mashpee

Ashumet Pond

Mashpee/Falmouth

Onota Lake

Pittsfield

Webster Lake

Webster

Wachusett Reservoir

 

Connecticut River

 

Connecticut River

 

Quabbin Reservoir