CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A national fishing magazine says some of the top places in the country to catch bass are close to home.
Bassmaster Magazine's 2012 100 Best Bass Lakes in the U.S. includes the Potomac River at No. 31, Smith Mountain Lake in westcentral Virginia at No. 63, the Kerr Reservoir and Buggs Island Lake on the Virginia-North Carolina border at No. 81, and West Virginia's Tygart Lake at No. 86.