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November/December Fishing Forecast

Posted on November 17th, 2011 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

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: General, Nature, Sports

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 […]

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May Fishing Forecast

Posted on April 25th, 2011 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Winter Haven The water level is higher than it’s been in a while, but still down about 2 feet. All canals except to lake Mirror are accessible. Water temperature is on the rise and Bass have finished spawning and have started to make way towards deeper water. In clear water lakes, outside edges of submerged […]

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April Fishing Forecast

Posted on March 25th, 2011 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

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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November Fishing Forecast

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Winter Haven  For the first time in years all 16 lakes on the South Winter Haven Chain are accessible. The canal from Lake Cannon to Lake Mirror is still very shallow but can be navigated. Fishing for the most part remains tough. Look for Bass to remain on Summer patterns until cooler weather arrives toward […]

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August Fishing Forecast

Posted on July 23rd, 2010 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Winter Haven   As surface temperatures push towards 90 degrees the bass keep moving deeper in search of more comfortable areas to escape the heat. Got to get out early for best action or fish at night. Bites hard to come by after about 9:00 a.m. In most area lakes, especially the clear ones, fishing […]

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July Fishing Forecast

Posted on June 23rd, 2010 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Kissimmee Chain Don’t know what’s hotter, the weather or the bite. The Kissimmee Chain continues to amaze. Surface temperature is approaching 90 degrees yet tournament fishermen are still finding 30 plus lbs of fish consistently. Don’t know of too many fisheries around the country that can compete with that. Rising water temp mixed with low […]

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Drop A Line: Fishing Forecast for June

Posted on May 21st, 2010 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Winter Haven  Bass are heading deeper to escape the rapidly rising water temperature. Look to offshore structure such as drop-offs, dredge holes, and mussel bars to find the largest concentrations of fish. If there’s some form of cover available on or around the structure that makes it even better. Submerged grassbeds and brushpiles will both […]

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May Fishing Forecast

Posted on April 19th, 2010 by

Categories: General, Nature, Sports

Kissimmee Chain  There’s still plenty of spawning bass on the Kissimmee chain although most have spawned out and started to recover from a tough, long, and cold spawn season. Most fish remain in the shallows. Some have begun to migrate to deeper water. Look for late spawners around hard bottom areas with scattered cover 3-5 […]

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