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Fishing Lake Kissimmee, Florida

04/09/19 Lake Kissimmee Fishing Report: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of page)
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. Fish are
holding under cover of pads and grass during bright sunny days. Bluegill are starting to bed.


Description of the Lake:
Lake Kissimmee is a large lake located in the central part of the state, 25 miles south of the
city of Kissimmee, Florida. The lake varies in wide but is approximately fifteen miles long and
five miles wide. Five different islands lie within the lake - Brahma Island, Sturm Island, Bird
Island, Rabbit Island and Ox Island. There are few places that can be fished from the bank
but adjoining canals and drainages provides some. You can fish much of it from a kayak,
canoe, small boat,or bass boat.

Species:
Largemouth Bass
Bluegill
Redear Sunfish
Black Crappie
Chain Pickerel

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 Kissimmee

Weather: Kissimmee

Recommended Lures and Bait For :
Largemouth Bass

Peacock 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:
01/18/19 The lake is in its prime spawning season for largemouth bass and crappie fishing is currently
excellent. The winter weather is usually mild and you can enjoy fishing most any day.
03/
01/19 Largemouth bass are about done spawning. Most are in the post-spawn stage and can be caught on
a variety of lures. See our recommendations below. Crappie are still being caught in good 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.