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Best Places To Fish in Florida

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There are many great places to fish in The Sunshine State. Saltwater, Freshwater, lake, river and pond fishing opportunities attract anglers to Florida. Here, we focus on major lakes. Those listed here have reputations as great fisheries.

Florida's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

From year to year this list might vary, and several other terrific lakes could bounce in or out of this list. These five are lakes that have stood the test of time and should continue to be some of the best places to fish in Florida. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In Florida

Four species of bass, black crappie, four species of catfish, striped bass and hybrid stripers, a dozen kinds of sunfish and numerous other species populate fishing waters in the state. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Florida

Largemouth, spotted, redeye and shoal bass swim in various waters across the state. A long growing season, aquatic vegetation and and fertile waters make ideal conditions to grow big bass. Florida strain largemouths grow to giant size, and all bass here tend to grow fast. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Crappie In Florida

Black crappie tend to grow to large size in this state, thanks to a long growing season and fertile water. They can be found in most fisheries and are a popular species for kids to learn about fishing. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Catfish In Florida

White, blue, flathead and channel catfish all find homes in Florida fishing waters. There is abundant food source for these whiskered critters and they are relatively easy to catch. Learn more...


Best Lakes For Striped Bass Fishing In Florida

Striped bass like flowing water, so river systems suit them quite well. The St Johns River is ideally suited and they grow big and strong there. Several of the larger lakes have healthy populations of stripers and hybrid striped bass. Learn more...


Best Sunfish Fishing Lakes In Florida

Bluegill top the list of sunfish, and grow to bragging size in many of the state's fisheries. Redbreast, redear, spotted and flier sunfish, along with warmouth and white bass are also prevalent, and healthy in many waters. Learn more...


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