Guide To Fishing At Lake Apopka
AKA: Apopka Lake
As the fourth largest lake in the state, Lake Apopka draws a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy boating and fishing. This 30,700-acre lake, complete with alligators, is located in the central part of the state, at Winter Garden.
This fishery provides fishing opportunities for a nice variety of fish species. Bass fishing and bass tournaments are very popular here, as the bass are plentiful and grow to bragging size. Other species that get attention include catfish, crappie, sunfish, pickerel and hybrid stripers (sunshine bass). Hikers and joggers will enjoy the Lake Apopka Loop Trail which swings along the northern half of the thirty miles of shoreline. Four boat launch ramps provide boat access, two on the north side of the lake, one on the east side and one in the southeast corner.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, warmouth, hybrid striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Apopka in Florida.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Apopka
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Apopka Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Orlando Boat Rentals
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Apopka Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off S Binion Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Newton Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off N Lakeview Avenue, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Click here for a Florida Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Magnolia Park Campground - 407 886-4231
407 886-4231 - 407 656-1415
Stage Stop Campground - 407 656-8000
Orlando NW, Orange Blossom KOA Campground - 407 886-3260
Lake Apopka FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Apopka North Shore
24600 County Rd 448A
Mt Dora, FL 32757
Fishing lakes in each state.
Lake Apopka in FL
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass and other species in central FL.