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Vote for Polk’s Ultimate Fishing Town!

Posted on May 10th, 2012 by

Categories: Fishing, General, Upcoming

It’s an exciting time for Polk County fishing, with three municipalities nominated for WFN’s Ultimate Fishing Town! Home to more than 550 lakes with hundreds of anglers competing in fishing tournaments weekly, Polk makes the perfect fit. What exactly is the Ultimate Fishing Town? The World Fishing Network has opened a contest for voters to […]

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November/ December Fishing Forecast

Posted on November 17th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven The weather may be cooling off but the bite is red hot. The water level is still a little low but better than its been in a long time. On full day shiner trips we have averaged 30-40 fish with most being around 2-3 lbs. Bigger fish up to 9 lbs are starting […]

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October Fishing Forecast

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven  Recent rains have the water level a little closer to where it needs to be on both the North and South Chains. Still down about two feet though. Most canals can be safely navigated. Only a few remain impassible. Also, due to the rain and slightly cooler nights, the water temperature  has fallen a […]

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August/September Fishing Forecast

Posted on August 19th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven The dog days of summer are in full swing. Tough fishing is an understatement for trying to describe the South Winter Haven chain. As a matter of fact it’s tougher than I have ever seen it before. It’s hard enough just trying to get around, much less catch a fish. Most canals can […]

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July/August Fishing Forecast

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Kissimmee Chain Despite the relentless, stifling heat, big bass are showing up with regularity at tournament weigh-ins. Multiple five fish, 25 lb plus stringers are coming in every weekend. Exceptional results for fishing in 85 – 90 degree water. Outside grasslines continue to hold good numbers of big bass. Flip 1/2 – 3/4 oz weighted […]

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April Fishing Forecast

Posted on March 25th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven Post spawn is upon us. Most Bass have finished spawning and are in rest and recuperate mode. Others are rested and starting to feed veraciously as their appetite increases with the rising water temp. Although post spawn is considered to be one of the toughest periods of the year, it can also be […]

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March Fishing Forecast

Posted on February 18th, 2011 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Kissimmee Chain Re-tie your knots and check your drags before heading out to fish the Kissimmee Chain. Insane tournament stringers continue to pour in every weekend. One of which exceeded 40 lbs on five fish to win the event. Five 10 pound plus Bass were weighed in that day in the 25 boat tournament. There’s […]

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January Fishing Forecast

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven This winter seems eerily similar to last winter so far. Below freezing nights and cold, windy, days and water the water temperature hovering around the low 50’s. Bass fishing for the most part has been tough, which is usually the case, in colder weather. Most fish will continue to hold around deep structure […]

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December Fishing Forecast

Posted on November 19th, 2010 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven Low water, once again, is making it tough to get around on the South chain. Lakes are down 2 + ft. below normal and dropping fast. North chain is even lower.   Bass are starting to feed up more in preparation of upcoming spawn season. Find the bait and the Bass won’t be far […]

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Central Florida Fishing Forecast

Posted on October 21st, 2010 by

Categories: Fishing, General

Winter Haven   Ahhh… finally some cooler, more pleasant weather has arrived and Bass have began to feed a little more during daylight hours. The water temperature has fallen below the 80 degree mark. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the fish have also started to scatter out somewhat and move around […]

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