And The Bite Goes On … And The Bite Goes On

January 25, 2010

The Largemouth bite that is. So far we’ve had a great pre-spawn Bass bite on the Ocklawaha River. Over the past several weeks, I’ve concentrated on the area between the confluence, near Ocala, where the Silver River flows into the Ocklawaha, and Gores Landing just south of Ft. McCoy, with excellent results. Since Christmas, we have landed several Largemouths over ten pounds, with the average fish weighing about 4 pounds. Not bad, huh? I expect this great bite to continue up until the Bass go on the “bed”, around our next full moon, Jan. 30th. My recommendation is to get ’em while […]

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Captain Nick Says Endeaver to Perservere

November 11, 2009

“Endeavor to Persevere” I’ve had several bass trips on the Ocklawaha River over the past couple of weeks, and fortunately we have been able to find the fish. The water level between the dams at Moss Bluff (south of Ocala) and Rodman is very low, which means we now have to cover more territory to find the same numbers of fish than just a few months ago. We’ve averaged about a dozen Bass per half day trip between 2 and 6 lbs. throughout October. Not great, but not bad considering. We just missed our chance at getting some much needed […]

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The Bass are Back In Town

May 18, 2009

This Ocklawaha Fishing Report From Ocklawaha Fishing Guide Captain Nick The Bass are Back In Town Limits of keeper Bass continue to be caught on the Oklawaha River in the Ocala National Forest, although getting to them can be a little tricky. Recently we fished an old haunt of mine about halfway between Gores Landing and the Silver River confluence, but it took some fancy maneuvering to get there…lots of fallen trees and snags. The man upstairs came through again and answered our prayers for rain. No doubt it will improve the fishing, as well as other things. Call me […]

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