Get your Fish-On
Whether you call them specks, speckled perch, papermouths, bachelor perch, calico bass, black crappie or just crappies (Pomoxis nigromaculatus) they are plentiful here in our Central Florida lakes and rivers. Next to largemouth bass, crappie are Florida’s second most sought after freshwater game fish.
How to Enjoy Boating When you Don’t Own a Boat
Would you like to go boating but not ready to buy boat? A lot of people are but unless you’ve got friends or relatives who own a boat you might be wondering how.
Recreation – Get Out on the Water
When some think of boating, they don’t necessarily think of destination boating, they think more along the lines of recreational boating. Fact is, when it comes to boating, the only destination you need is the water.
Central Florida Boating Destinations
Here in Central Florida we’re blessed with lakes, rivers, gulfs and an ocean all within an hours drive in any direction. More importantly boating with family and friends is time spent like no other. It’s enjoyed by every generation and connects people like nothing else.
Harris Chain of Lakes
Set amongst the quaint towns of Mount Dora, Eustis, Tavares and Leesburg, is the Harris Chain of Lakes. This chain is a part of the Ocklawaha River Basin and includes Lakes Dora, Beauclair, Carlton, Eustis, Apopka, Harris, Little Harris, Griffin and Yale.
Get Your Fishing License or Boating Registrations Online
Get your fishing license today using this tool. Click on a state to find out everything you need to know about fishing licenses or boat registrations.
State Agency COVID-19 Response and Updates Tool
Get the latest fishing and boating updates from your State on COVID-19 using this tool.
Places to Fish & Boat Map
The Places to Fish & Boat Map (now powered by Fishbrain) has features that help you get out for a successful day on the water. The map also now shows what fish species fellow anglers are catching in certain bodies of water, and what particular bait was used
Outboards vs. Sterndrives: What’s the Best Choice for You?
OK, you’ve picked out your new boat… now a crucial decision looms: the engine. There are two choices to power your craft: outboard or stern (inboard) drive. Outboards provide more room in the boat because they are installed on the transom, outside the boat. A sterndrive combines inboard power with outboard drive. The engine sits just forward of […]