Guide To Fishing At Rodman Reservoir
AKA: Lake Ocklawaha
Considered a premium bass factory, Rodman Reservoir aka Lake Ocklawaha is a 13,000-acre reservoir in northeast Florida, at Orange Springs. Anglers can explore about 50 miles of shoreline in search of the many fish species living in Rodman Reservoir.
Big bass are the main draw here, and the fishing for these largemouths can often be exceptional. Also residing in the lake are catfish, crappie, bluegill, bowfin and several species of sunfish. Several boat launch serve the boating public for launching pleasure boats, sailboats, pontoons and fishing boats. There are quite a few sections of the shoreline open to fishing from the bank, especially if you mind a bit of walking. There is a canoe and kayak launch at Rodman Dam.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, spotted sunfish, warmouth and bowfin at Rodman Reservoir in Florida.
Primary fish species residing in Rodman Reservoir
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Rodman Reservoir 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
Ferry Boat Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off N 245th Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with limited, gravel parking.
Orange Springs Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off NE 245th Street Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Rodman Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Rodman Dam Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.
Click here for a Florida Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Rodman Campground - 386 326-2846
Fort McCoy - Lake Oklawaha KOA Campground - 386 546-5500
Rodman Reservoir FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kenwood Recreation Area
191 Kenwood Boat Ramp Rd
Interlachen, FL 32148
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Rodman Reservoir offers rental boats and excellent fishing for largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, bowfin and sunfish fishing in northeast FL.