Big Bass On The Bed

February 27, 2012

The unusually mild winter we’ve seen this year has the Ocklawaha River Largemouths on the bed. From Lake Griffin to Rodman Dam, the vast majority of our Bass population are now spawning. Most of the Largemouths we’ve caught lately we’re fat with roe, and hesitant to bite on the first bait presented. Typical for

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Central Florida’s Bass Bite Continues

February 1, 2012

Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River near Ocala has continued to improve over the past few weeks. Although we haven’t seen many Bass over 10 lbs. this year, several of the fish caught have been over 3 or 4 lbs., with the occasional 6 to 8 pounder. Low water levels due to the Rodman Reservoir draw down have the Largemouths confined to the original river channel between the Kenwood and Orange Springs boat ramps, including Rodman. During the draw down all Largemouth Bass must be released. Use extreme caution if you decide to fish this stretch of the River, and […]

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