Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat

By Bruna Carincotte

Aug 06, 2018

Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat is a list made for moms, by mom featuring the 10 best places to fish and boat with the family across the country.

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.

Bruna Carincotte
Bruna Carincotte
Bruna Carincotte brings to RBFF an extensive International experience in marketing, communications and public relations.  Originally from Brazil, and fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English, Bruna has 13 years of experience in communications, with relevant project management skills developed in Latin America, Europe and North America.
Bruna now oversees public relations and social media strategies, as well as content development for RBFF’s social media channels and it’s Take Me Fishing™ | Vamos a Pescar™ brand campaigns.