Bass Fishing on the Ocklawaha Was Excellent In February

March 17, 2014

Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River was excellent throughout the month of February.  We had multiple trips with “Lunker Largemouths” over 8 lbs., caught and released. More recently, the bite has been good, although most of the fish caught have been between 4 and 6 lbs. but it’s not bad […]

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Ocklawaha River Fishing Continues To Be Outstanding

December 30, 2013

Fishing on the Ocklawaha River has continued to be outstanding over the past month. Lots of Bass in the 4 to 6 pound range, as well as multiple fish over 7 pounds on just about every trip. Most of the Largemouths landed recently have been fat with roe. As I […]

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Ocklawaha Largemouth Bite Has Exploded In The Past Weeks

November 26, 2013

The Largemouth bite on the Ocklawaha River has exploded over the past few weeks. The number, as well as the size of fish caught, has greatly increased. Most of the Bass are running between 3 and 6 lbs., with the occasional wall hanger over 8 lbs.. Several fish recently caught […]

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Fishin Is Good

October 14, 2013

Fishing off the Levy/Citrus County coasts has been good over the past few weeks, although most of the fish are on the move as fall begins and water temps drop. Recently the larger ‘Gator Trout” aka big speckled trout have moved from the extremely deep flats to the more shallow and […]

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The Ocklawaha River Largemouth Bass Bite Remains Very Good

October 11, 2013

The Largemouth Bass bite on the middle Ocklawaha River remains very good for this time of year. We’re beginning to catch larger fish, which means our next spawning period is about to start. On my most recent trip, October 6, the bite was very aggressive. Nothing like watching bait get […]

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Another Early Largemouth Bass Spawn

September 12, 2013

The Largemouths had an exceptionally early spawn last September, and it looks like we’re in for another one in 2013. On a recent trip my client, Mr. James Rozon of Montana, took a half day to experience some Largemouth action. I had my doubts about filling the live well with fish, […]

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Bass Fishing On The Ocklawaha River Near Ocala is Improving

September 4, 2013

Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River near Ocala has improved over the past two weeks. On a recent trip, I caught a limit of keepers in less than two hours, including two over 5 lbs..  Pretty good for August. Although the bite has improved, timing is everything.  Early and late […]

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It’s Fair Fishin Off The Levy & Citrus County Coast

July 31, 2013

Fishing off the Levy/Citrus County Coast remains fair for this time of year. Lots of Sea Trout in the flats, although the majority have been small. During the summer months most of the larger specs caught are in the deeper waters. We typically fish in 7 to 10 feet of […]

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Fish The Shade

June 24, 2013

Recently Bass fishing on the middle Ocklawaha River has been fair, although the best bite has been limited to a couple of hours early and late in the day. Accordingly our most productive trips typically happen on very overcast days. Must be summertime. Wild shiners fished as far as possible […]

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