Copyright 2019 James Marsh
Fishing Lake George, Florida

09/20/19 Lake George Fishing Report: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of page)
Largemouth
bass, are being caught early and late in the day on topwater lures and
buzzbaits. 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.

Description of the Lake: Lake George is located in the central part of the state, around 8
miles west of Crescent City, Florida. This area of water is unique because it is fed by springs
that contain enough salinity to sustain life for many saltwater species. Being Florida's second
largest lake at 46,000-acres, there are ample covers for all kinds of fish and aqautic life to
reside.


Species:
Largemouth Bass
Hybrid Striped Bass
Striped Bass
Bluegill
Spotted Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Warmouth
Black Crappie
Chain Pickerel
Longnose Gar

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

Lake Levels:Lake George Water Levels  
Weather:   Lake George Weather

Recommended Lures and Bait : Perfect Lures
Largemouth Bass

Striped Bass

Bluegill:

Crappie:





























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:
01/19/19 The lake is in its prime spawning season for largemouth bass and
crappie fishing is currently excellent. Fish the canals for peacock bass and
panfish.
02/17/19 The bass spawning season is about over. Largemouth are in their
post-spawn stage and can be caught on a variety of lures. Crappie are still
being caught in good numbers. Peacock bass are being caught in the canals.
05/25/19
Bream are being caught in shallow water flats all over the lake.
Largemouth are being caught on worms rigged Texas style and flipping jigs and
worms near heavy cover. We had some good reports from the Little Lake
George area.
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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