There are numerous great fishing waters across the country that double as top-flight family vacation destinations.
The following are the 20 best ones the editors at Field & amp; Stream Magazine know.
Tops on the list is Presque Isle, which juts into the eastern basin of Lake Erie near the city of Erie, Pa.
This location is renowned for its unique combination of warmwater and coldwater fishing.
Among the other sites are South Padre Island, Texas; Gulf Shores, Ala.; Minneapolis-St. Paul; The Great Lakes of Iowa; Orlando, Fla.; Door County, Wis.; Martha's Vineyard; St. Simons Island, Ga.; Black Hills, South Dakota; Lake Placid, New York; Bend, Ore.; Branson, Mo.; Lake Powell, Arizona/Utah; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Nashville; Lake Conroe, Texas; Yellowstone National Park; Cape May, New Jersey ; Outer Banks, North Carolina.
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