Posts Tagged 'Freshwater fishing'

Freshwater fishing: Bass seem to be fired up by the chill

Around Lakeland, at Saddle Creek, the bass are moving shallow and a few anglers had good catches from the bank this week. Decent numbers of specks have been caught on small minnows, and the catfish bite is good on chicken liver. Around town, lakes Hollingsworth and Parker had the best speck bite, reports Phillips Bait and Tackle (863-666-2248). At Auburndale, Lake Juliana is producing specks on minnows as well as orange and chartreuse color combo jigs. […]

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Freshwater fishing: Cooler temperatures are making the bass hungry around Polk County

Around Lakeland, at Tenoroc, bass fishing was best on lakes Fishhook, Hydrilla, 5, B, Legs, Shop and Tern. Lakes Pine and C also had high catch rates. This past week, 32 large bass over 19 inches were reported and the largest was just shy of 25 inches. Speck fishing was best at lakes Horseshoe, Hydrilla and Picnic. The best lakes for panfish were Cemetery, Derby, Coronet, Horseshoe, Picnic, Shop, F and 5. Catfish were best […]

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