Bass Fishing Continues To Improve

September 17, 2015

Bass fishing on the Ocklawaha River has been good over the past month or so, and should continue to improve as cooler weather approaches. Early morning remains the best time, and wild shiners are your best bet for bait to catch that fish of a lifetime. FYI: The next draw-down […]

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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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Expect Fishing To Improve Over The Next Week Or So

April 24, 2013

The Largemouth bite on the Ocklawaha River has slowed a bit over the past few weeks. Although we’re still catching plenty of keeper-sized Bass, fish over 6 pounds have been few and far between. Expect the numbers to improve over the next week or so as the full moon approaches […]

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The Ocklawaha Largemouth Bass Spawn

April 3, 2012

The Largemouth bite slowed during our most recent bedding cycle, typical for this time of year, but has started improving over the past few weeks. Most recently we’ve been catching “keeper” sized Bass, 14-18 inches with the occasional fish over 5 lbs.. Expect the size and number of fish to […]

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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 […]

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Largemouth Bass Spawn is On In Central Florida

December 21, 2011

The Bass bite on the Ocklawaha River near Ocala has continued to improve over the past couple of weeks.  We’ve caught our limit of “keeper” Largemouths on the last few trips, as well as several huge females fat with roe, and I expect the bite to improve as we approach […]

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Ocklawaha’s World Class Bass Fishing

November 30, 2011

The Largemouth Bass bite on Central Florida’s Ocklawaha River has been good throughout the month of November. We’ve consistently caught limits of “keeper” fish, typically between 3 and 5 lbs., with the occasional 7 to 9 lb. lunker. Several of the Bass we’ve caught and released over the past few […]

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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 […]

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