Florida spring time bass

Spring Fishing Report

The Florida bass fishing here on West Lake Tohopekaliga has been phenomenal this spring. Because of restoration work that is being done on the Kissimmee River South of Lake Toho water levels are lower than usual. These conditions have forced Lake Toho bass to the outside edges of the maidencane grass fields. This has caused bass to group up in large concentrations in boat cuts and pockets on the outside edge of the grass field. There is also an open-water aspect to the bass fishing on Lake Toho this year. With great numbers of fish staging over top of Eel […]

Texas rigged worm

5 Best baits for fishing Florida right now

This is one of my favorite times for fishing Florida. The day’s are becoming cooler and the fish are fatter than ever! While some fish have begun to spawn in their hidey holes. The majority of the bass are still on pre-spawn grass edges gorging themselves to get ready for the winter and their time to spawn. In the last article I went over how to find these pre-spawn areas. You can find that article here. In this article we’re going to go over how to catch these fish! Worm/Senko – I put these two together because I essentially use […]

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Let the spawn begin

December in Central Florida, is a special time of year for the bass. The water temperatures are slowly falling, the day’s are at their shortest, and it’s making all the bass friskier than ever. Yes, that’s right. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the start of the spawn. While northern bass are hunkering down for the winter, Florida bass are getting it on. And as a bass angler it’s time to take advantage of natures most wonderful event. While the spawn down in South Florida and Okeechobee is already underway. Central Florida’s bass (being a little farther […]