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Best Florida Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in FL.

Crescent Lake, East Lake Tohopekaliga, Lake George, Lake Harris, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Seminole, Lake Tohopekaliga, Rodman Reservoir and St Johns River are the most popular places for fishing in Florida, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Crescent Lake, FL
  • East Lake Tohopekaliga, FL
  • Lake George, FL
  • Lake Harris, FL
  • Lake Istokpoga, FL
  • Lake Kissimmee, FL
  • Lake Okeechobee, FL
  • Lake Seminole, FL
  • Lake Talquin, FL
  • Lake Tohopekaliga, FL
  • Lochloosa Lake, FL
  • Newnans Lake, FL
  • Rodman Reservoir, FL
  • St Johns River, FL
  • Tsala Apopka Lake, FL
Best Bass Lakes

Lake George, Lake Harris, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Seminole, Lake Tohopekaliga, Rodman Reservoir and St Johns River are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

East Lake Tohopekaliga, Lake Seminole, Lake Talquin, Lake Tohopekaligaand St Johns River are favorite options for channel, blue, white and flathead catfish. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Lake George,Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Seminole, Lake Talquin, Lake Tohopekaliga and Lochloosa Lake are the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

East Lake Tohopekaliga, Lake Harris, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Seminole, Lake Talquin and St Johns River are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Top Striper Lakes

Lake George, Lake Harris, Lake Seminole, Lake Talquin and St Johns River are the best options for striped bass and hybrid striped bass. More...

Visit the Florida fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Florida map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in FL at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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