Lake Baccarac - Largemouth Bass

Lake Baccarac is nestled among the forested mountain peaks of the Sierra Madres. The lake is 25-miles long, five miles wide, and 30,000 acres at full pool. The official lake record a 19.1 lb. largemouth bass.

Lake Baccarac Largemouth Bass

Mexico largemouth bass

Lake Baccarac was stocked in 1978 with Florida strain largemouth bass and is the number one lake in Mexico for ten-pound-plus bass. Terry Hollan built and opened Baccarac Lodge in 2004. Largemouth bass average between five and seven pounds, with phenomenal bass weighing 10-to 15-pounds. The official Lake record is a 19.1 pounder.

Largemouth Bass Fishing

largemouth bass fishing

Season:  The Lodge is open from September through June for peak fishing and the most favorable weather.
Boats:  The Lodge uses 18’ Crestliner boats with 60-HP motors with front and rear trolling motors and depthfinders. 22’ Skeeters are available as an upgrade. You’ll fish two anglers per guide and boat.
Guides:  Many of the guides have twenty years or more experience on the lake and speak enough fishing English to communicate with you effectively. They are flexible and will fish as many hours as daylight will allow. Each day, you'll return to the Lodge before sunset.
Anglers choose between a packed lunch on the boat or returning to the Lodge for lunch.
Equipment:  No equipment is provided. We'll send a complete list of recommended tackle in our confirmation packet.
Fishing License:   is included in the package.
A Typical Fishing Day:
After breakfast, you’ll head out for a morning of guided fishing. For lunch, you have the option of returning to the Lodge, or taking a sack lunch on the boat. You just need to tell the staff the night before, and a sack lunch will be made for you in the morning before you head out. You’ll return to the Lodge before sunset--between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Lake Baccarac Lodge

Lake Baccarac Lodge

The Lodge is situated at the edge of Lake Baccarac in the quaint fishing village of Bacurato. The Lodge overlooks Lake Baccarac and the beautiful Sierra Madres. Double-occupancy air-conditioned rooms overlook the lake and have two queen beds, private bath, and filtered water. The economy rooms have three queen-size beds, and sleep three to a room. The Lodge accommodates 32 anglers.
Communications:  There is no internet or phone at the Lodge. Cell phones work as there is a tower nearby; however, data fees may be high in Mexico. If it’s necessary that you receive data, we suggest that you contact your provider before arriving to obtain a plan that includes use in Mexico.

Getting Here:

You’ll fly to Los Mochis, Mexico. AeroMexico is the airline servicing Los Mochis. It's a three-hour drive from Los Mochis to the Lodge, and the ground transfer is included in the package. Several options are available, including a private air charter to a 5,200 foot paved landing strip only 10-minutes from the Lodge.


The cooking staff provides a delightful array of dishes, including steaks, a variety of seafood, and an elaborate Mexican dinner. Freshly made chips and salsa, along with frosty cold margaritas, are on hand to hold you over until dinner is served.

2019 USD Rates:

Double-occupancy rooms
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$1,595.00 per person
5-nights and 4-days guided fishing
$1,875.00 per person
6-nights and 5-days guided fishing
$2,145.00 per person
7-nights and 6-days guided fishing
$2,365.00 per person
Additional half day of fishing:
$175.00 per half day
Economy Rooms:
3-anglers per room and boat,
We do not recommend this option as the boat is cramped.
4-nights and 3-days guided fishing
$1,295.00 per person

Non-angler sharing room:
$115.00 per person per day
There are very few activities here for the non-angler.

Packages include:

Ground transportation from Los Mochis or local airstrip, accommodations, daily maid service, all meals, margaritas, beer, soft drinks, filtered water, guided fishing, fishing license, and beverages while fishing.

Packages do not include:

International or private airfare, hotel and meals in Los Mochis, gratuities, fishing equipment, lures, items of a personal nature, and anything not mentioned under inclusions. All passengers departing from Mexico on international flights must pay a departure tax, approximately $65.00. Some airlines include this as a prepaid part of your ticket. If not, it is payable at the airport when leaving Mexico.

Deposit is required:

$600.00 per person to secure your reservation for commercial air arrival; $1,000.00 per person for private air arrival. Bookings are not confirmed until deposits are received. Final payments are due 90-days before your departure.

Cancellation Policy:

All fishing trips are transferable to another date or another angler, but they are nonrefundable, no exceptions. 60-days or less before your trip, the trip cost will be transferred, and a credit issued. 30-days or less before your trip, 50% of the trip cost is forfeited and a credit issued. 15 days or less before of your trip, the cost of the entire trip is forfeited. If you are traveling to the lodge on a private flight, the private flight portion of your trip is nonrefundable and non-transferable to another date, no exceptions.

Call 1-800-205-3474 for more Information:

Request Lake Baccarac Info Packet  

Lake Baccarac Lodge photos

Lake Baccarac largemouth bass fishing
largemouth bass fishing

The Lodge is open September through June.
Lake Baccarac largemouth bass

The Lake is 25 miles long and 5 miles wide.
Lake Baccarac

The lake record is a 19.1 largemouth bass
Lake Baccarac

Experienced guides
Lake Baccarac

Two anglers per boat and guide
Lake Baccarac

Frosty cold margaritas are always on hand
Lake Baccarac

18’ Crestliner boats with 60-h.p. motors
Lake Baccarac

Air-conditioned spacious rooms
Lake Baccarac

For more information:

Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709


Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558