Fishing At Lake Talquin
AKA: Talquin Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, shoal bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, striped bass, hybrid striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Talquin in Florida.
Lake Talquin is a 9,800-acre lake located in the northwest part of the state, 10 miles west of Tallahassee, Florida. It is wrapped on the southern and southwestern shore by Lake Talquin State Park. The lake has an average depth of over 68 feet. Swimmers beware - the lake is a wildlife habitat that includes alligators and snakes. It is a great lake for canoeing, kayaking and boating. There are numerous boat docks at the state park and other locations around the lake.
Fishing At Lake Talquin
Lake Talquin has a wide variety of fish populations including largemouth, crappie, bluegill, shell crackers, white bass, striped bass, speckled perch, chain pickerel, gar, catfish, and bowfin. With moderate climate, fishing can be enjoyed year round. Fishing enthusiasts have over 70 miles of shoreline to fish from the bank or from a canoe, kayak or fishing boat.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Talquin
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Crappie Fishing At Lake Talquin
Nationally known for high quality black crappie, Lake Talquin provides exceptional crappie fishing during the winter months of January through April. Crappie fishing during the spawning cycle can be fantastic. Live minnows, as well as crappie jigs, will take these fattened up crappies on light tackle.
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Lake Talquin Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Talqui Boat Launch Ramp
Located at the eastern tip of the lake, off Coe Landing Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Pat Thomas Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Hopkins Landing Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
Stoutamire Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, south side, off Ben Stoutamire Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
Vause Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Jack Vause Landing Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Wainwright Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, south side, off Wainwright Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Williams Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the eastern section of the lake, south side, off Williams Landing Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
354 Lois Lane
Quincy, Florida 32351
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Camping, Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Coe Lodge RV Park - 850 350-9560
Lazy Daze Camp Ground - 850 575-2267
Pat Thomas Park - 850 875-4544
Lake Talquin State Park
Lake Talquin State Park stretches along the southern and southwestern shoreline of the lake, with many public boat landings and boat docks.
Lake Talquin Information
Marinas & Boat Slips
Ingram's Marina - 850 627-2241
Whippoorwill Sportsman's Lodge, boat launch, camping, boat slips, rental cabins, and a restaurant - 850 875-2605
Seven boat ramps and five fishing piers are open to the public on the south side of the lake off Highway 20. Three boat ramps and 2 fishing piers are open to the public with access from the north side of the lake.
Average high and average low, monthly temperatures at Lake Talquin.
- January 63° - 39°
- February 68° - 43°
- March 74° - 47°
- April 80° - 52°
- May 87° - 63°
- June 91° - 70°
- July 91° - 71°
- August 92° - 72°
- September 88° - 68°
- October 81° - 56°
- November 73° - 48°
- December 65° - 41°
Rentals & Lodging Nearby Lake Talquin
Some accommodations are available at the lake with a host of additional lodging options along Interstate 10 and in the western outskirts of Tallahassee toward the lake.
Aloft Tallahassee Downtown - 850 513-0313
Hotels & Motels
Howard Johnson Inn, Tallahassee-Midway - 850 574-8888
Lake Talquin Lodge - 850 627-3822
Lake Talquin Vacation Rental - 850 504-0643
Real Estate, Homes & Property
Bert Bevis Realty - 850 894-8484
Lake Talquin FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Talquin State Park
14850 Jack Vause Landing Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32310
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Lake Talquin offers fishing for bass, crappie, bluegill, shell crackers, white bass, striped bass, speckled perch, chain pickerel, gar, catfish, and bowfin in northwest FL.