Copyright 2019 James Marsh
Fishing Crescent Lake, Florida

09/13/19 Lake Crescent Fishing Report: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of page)
Largemouth bass are being caught early and late in the day on topwater lures. Shallow
running crankbaits and jerkbaits are also working early mornings around cover. Plastic worms
working during the day 8 to 15 foot deep along dropoffs and around cover,.Bream and
sunfish is good early and late in the day on popping bugs. Crappie fishing is slow. Strippers
are caught when found shooling on topwater lures and jerkbaits.

Description of the Lake:
Lake Crescent is a 16,000 acre lake located in Northeast Florida, near Crescent City. It has
forty miles of shoreling of which most is accessible. Kayaks, canoes, bass boats, and john
boats are popular for anglers with plenty of access points. It is best known for its panfish,
bass and large striped bass.

Species:
Largemouth Bass
Bluegill
Redear Sunfish
Spotted sungish
Warmouth
Black Crappie
Striped bass
Hybrid striped bass
Chain Pickerel

Seasons:
T
he fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is a good time for bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, crappie, and white and black crappie
Summer:
This is a good time for all of the panfish species, bass and pickerel
Fall:
Fall it a great time for bass and redear sunfish, bluegill, and striped bass.
Winter:
Winter months for bass, black crappie, redear sunfish, bluegill.and chain pickerel.

Lake Levels:

Weather:
National Weather Service

Recommended Lures and Bait : Perfect Lures
Largemouth Bass: Deep diving crankbaits, jigs/tralers, worms, buzzbaits and topwater lures early/late

Peacock Bass: Inline spinnerbaits, jigs/tralers

Bluegill: Popping bugs, early and late

Crappie: Slow





























Fly Fishing - Recommended Flies For :
Largemouth Bass - Minnow, Crayfish

Hybrid Stripers - Shad

Bluegill/Shellcrackers - Minnows, Nymphs, Terrestrials
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Recommended Fly FishingTackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 3  to 8 weight, depending on species
Leaders:
Leaders for Bass
Leaders for panfish
Best Fly Rods: 3 weight to 8 weight depending on
species:
Journeyman, Maser, Pro, Pemiere
Fly Reels: For 3 to 8 weight fly line-
Journeyman, SR Reel, Redington
Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Fishing Report Archives:
05/16/19 Bass fishing is very good early mornings and late afternoons. Buzz baits, spinners
baits, singe and double, jerk baits and worms are working, depending on the cover. Panfish
such as bream, sunfish and shellcrackers are being caught in large numbers.
Recommended Tackle & Gear
Line:
Braided & Mono, 4# test to #25 test, depending on the
species of fish
Spinning Rods:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Casting Rods
Light to heavy rod, depending on species of fish
Spinning Reels:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Spinning rods:
Light to heavy depending on species of fish
Misc. Items:
Tackle boxes
Landing nets
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
Options For Selecting Lures and Bait:
1. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
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