Fishing At Lake Griffin
AKA: Lake Griffin State Park
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 Griffin in Florida.
With a wide range of fish species, Lake Griffin can delight anglers of all skill levels and ages. This 16,500-acre fishery is located in the central part of the state, immediately north of Leesburg. It is one of the Seven Harris Chain Lakes. Bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, sunfish, hybrid stripers, pickerel and sunfish thrive here, and nice stringers of all species are caught with regularity. Largemouth bass, sunshine bass (wipers) and crappie are favorites of locals. Anglers who enjoy shore fishing can find lots of opportunities along the more than fifty miles of shoreline. Boat launch ramps located at Lake Griffin State Park, Twin Palms Marina and Pine Island Fish Camp provide boating access to the public.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Griffin
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Lake Griffin Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Herlong Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off North Blvd E, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Lake Griffen State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Lake Griffen State Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Griffin State Park Campground - 352 360-6760
Pine Island Fish Camp - 352 753-2972
Midway Manor RV Park - 352 787-3321
Lake Griffin FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Griffin State Park
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
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Lake Griffin in FL
General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth bass, sunshine bass (wipers) and crappie in central FL.