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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill and redear sunfish at Blue Cypress Lake in Florida.

Blue Cypress Lake, FL

Fishing enthusiasts can fish for bass, catfish, bluegill and sunfish at Blue Cypress Lake. Bass fishing (including tournaments) is by far the most popular activity on this 6,500-acre lake located in the eastern-central part of the state, 20 miles east of Vero Beach.

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Blue Cypress Lake in Florida is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts, known for its pristine beauty and excellent fishing opportunities. The lake is famous for its healthy populations of largemouth bass, making it a haven for bass anglers. Anglers can expect to find both quantity and quality when targeting bass in Blue Cypress Lake, with the potential for landing trophy-sized fish.

In addition to bass, Blue Cypress Lake offers a variety of other popular fish species. Channel catfish and bullhead catfish are abundant and provide anglers with thrilling battles. Crappie, sunfish, and other panfish can also be found in good numbers, offering enjoyable fishing experiences for anglers of all skill levels. These species are often targeted using live bait, such as minnows or worms, or artificial lures that mimic their natural prey.

One of the unique features of Blue Cypress Lake is the presence of ancient cypress trees that rise out of the water. These towering trees add to the lake's scenic appeal and create an unforgettable fishing backdrop. Anglers can enjoy the tranquility and serenity of the surroundings while casting their lines and waiting for the next bite.

It's important for anglers to be familiar with the fishing regulations and bag limits set by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for Blue Cypress Lake. Adhering to these regulations helps maintain the health of fish populations and ensures the sustainability of the fishery for future generations.

Whether you're a bass enthusiast or enjoy pursuing a variety of freshwater fish, Blue Cypress Lake in Florida offers a remarkable fishing experience. With its abundant populations of bass, catfish, crappie, sunfish, and more, combined with the opportunity for boating and camping, Blue Cypress Lake is a must-visit destination for any angler seeking adventure and relaxation in the heart of Florida's natural beauty.

Most of the thirteen miles of shoreline is lined with thick vegetation, Cypress trees and alligators, making fishing from the bank very difficult. The Blue Cypress Boat Ramp is located mid-lake, along the western shore of the lake, off Blue Cypress Road.

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Primary fish species residing in Blue Cypress Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Bluegill Redear Sunfish

Blue Cypress Lake Amenities

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

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Blue Cypress Lake is not only a great fishing destination but also offers opportunities for boating and camping. Anglers can explore the lake's expansive waters by boat, whether it's a motorized vessel or a kayak/canoe. The lake's calm and serene atmosphere makes it an ideal spot for a relaxing boating experience. Camping facilities are available nearby, allowing anglers to extend their stay and fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Blue Cypress Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Blue Cypress Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sunshine Travel RV Resort - 772 589-7828

Blue Cypress Lake FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Blue Cypress Lake
Middleton's Fish Camp
7400 Blue Cypress Rd
Vero Beach, FL 32966
772 473-1885


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