After six weeks of nationwide voting, the official Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat are finally in. Selected from a list of locations in all 50 states – a list made for moms, by moms and facilitated by Take Me Fishing™ these 10 family-friendly places to fish and boat triumphed over all the rest, thanks to its fish-filled waters and many other family-friendly amenities.
Each Top 10 Mom-Approved Place features play areas, easy parking and picnic facilities, with safe water and boat access readily available at each location. And of course, each Mom-Approved Place is packed with plenty of different species of fish to catch.
Here are the Top 10 Mom- Approved Places to Fish and Boat in the U.S:
1. Alaska – Eklutna Tailrace
2. Kentucky – Lake Cumberland
3. Nebraska – Lake Ogallala
4. Florida – Lake Piney Z
5. West Virginia – Little Beaver Lake
6. Arizona – Lake Havasu
7. Iowa – Backbone State Park
8. California – Yosemite National Park
9. Hawaii – Poka’i Bay
10. Louisiana – Grand Isle State Park
Click to expand the infographics below for a description on each place. There are plenty of great options to visit not only during summer, but all year long.
If this is your first-time taking your kids fishing, check for great how-to and tips for fishing and boating with kids. You can also find a place to go fishing and boating with your family near you with the help of our interactive places to fish and boat map.