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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, spotted sunfish, warmouth, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel and longnose gar at Crescent Lake in Florida.

Crescent Lake, FL

Natural beauty and good fishing make Crescent Lake an enjoyable getaway for a vacation or a quick fishing trip. This 16,000-acre lake is located in the northeast part of the state at Crescent City, FL. About 40 miles of shoreline are available by boat, and much of it accessible by land for fishing from the bank. Some areas may require a short trek. Bring a kayak, canoe, pleasure boat or fishing boat as both public and private boat launch ramps are available for use. Fishing enthusiasts will be happy to know the lake has healthy populations of crappie, bass, catfish, sunfish, stripers, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel and gar. Campgrounds, RV spaces, lodging, stores and restaurants are all convenient to campers, boaters and anglers.

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Primary fish species residing in Crescent Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish White catfish Black crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish Spotted Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Chain pickerel Longnose gar

Crescent Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bull Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of Dead Lake, off W County Road 2006, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Crescent Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Shell Bluff Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.

Central Avenue Boat Access
Located mid lake, west side, off Central Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and street parking.

Sunrise Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Cypress Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sned-Acres Family Campground - 386 698-2020

Bull Creek Campground - 386 313-4020

St Johns Campground - 386 328-4470

Crescent Lake FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Crescent Lake
Sned-Acres Family Campground
South, 2359 US-17
Crescent City, FL 32112
386 698-2020

 

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