Fishing At The St Johns River
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, redear sunfish, spotted sunfish, warmouth and striped bass at The St Johns River in Florida.
Over 300 miles of wandering waterway, St Johns River runs north and south, in the northeast corner of the state, between Jacksonville and Palatka, FL. This is a proven bass factory as well as home to big catfish and stripers. There are hundreds of miles of shoreline and lots of structure including river channels, ledges, humps and shell beds that hold fish. Visitors come from far and wide for sightseeing, picnicking, hiking, boating and fishing. Many fishing enthusiasts consider this to be the "Bass Fishing Capital of the World". Area fishing guides know these waters well and offer guided fishing trips with the boat and all fishing gear provided. The primary fish species in the river include bass, striped bass, catfish, crappie and several species of sunfish. There are boat launch ramps all up and down the river for launching pleasure boats, pontoons, sailboats, water ski boats, speed boats and all types of fishing boats. Canoes and kayaks can be portaged from many areas.
Primary fish species residing in The St Johns River
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The St Johns River Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
St Johns Campground - 386 328-4470
Orange Point - Welaka State Forest Campground - 386 467-2388
Parramore's Campground & Fish Camp Campground - 386 749-2721
St Johns River Camp Ground - 386 749-3995
Astor Landing Campground & Marina - 386 759-2121
DeLand - St. Johns River KOA Campground - 386 736-6601
Highbanks Marina & Camp Resort - 386 668-4491
Rivers Edge RV Park - 386 467-7147
Blair's Jungle Den RV Park - 386 749-2264
The St Johns River FL Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
The St Johns River
DeLand, St Johns River KOA
2999 State Road 44 West
DeLand, FL 32720
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The St Johns River in Florida.
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The St Johns River, in northeast Florida, offers rental boats and great fishing for bass, striped bass, catfish, crappie and several species of sunfish.