Northwest Region Fishing Forecast

October - December 2016

The following is a general description and quarterly forecastfor fishing conditions in major public water bodies in this region. For even more up-to-date information, we suggest you call or visit a local bait-and-tackle shop, fishing marina or guide service. We have provided information for some local contacts, who indicated they were willing to be listed herein.

If you would like additional descriptions of these and other fishing sites listed by county, you can visit the Great Outdoors Recreation Page listing for Florida's Northwest Region.External Website Please note, however, that their site is not routinely updated to reflect current fishing conditions.

Tallahassee, Leon County Fishing Area Map Adobe PDF.


Apalachicola River Bear Lake Blackwater and Yellow Rivers
Chipola River Choctawhatchee River Dead Lake
Deer Point Lake Escambia River Hurricane Lake
Lake Jackson Karick Lake Merritt's Mill Pond
Ocheesee Pond Ochlockonee River Lake Seminole
Stone Lake Lake Talquin Lake Victor

FWC Facts:
American eels are considered to be catadromous, which means they live in fresh water and go to the sea to spawn.

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