Bass fishing on a warm water discharge lake in western North Dakota. Nelson Lake remains ice free all winter. Awesome bass fishing for numbers of quality largemouth bass.
Jason Mitchell explores this lake in Mid May and finds great numbers of fish relating close to the warm water discharge off the edges of rock piles. Classic Ned Rig fishing with Northland Fishing Tackle Limber Leech fished with 12 lb Berkley Nanofil and medium fast Spinning Rod.
Nelson Lake is considered one of North Dakota’s best largemouth bass fisheries. This lake is also home to the state record largemouth bass.