Lake Kissimmee News

5/17/2018 3:36:00 PM
Florida Sportsman
Lake Kissimmee is a world premier largemouth bass fishing destination. It would only make sense for Capt. George Gozdz to travel there to find out everything he needed to know about the sport and the fish itself.

5/16/2018 6:30:00 PM
The Ledger
I’m selling lots of crickets,” reports Mark Detweiler at Big Toho Marina (407-846-2124). 9. At Lake Kissimmee, bluegill are biting good on crickets and beetle spins in the lily pads and the grass around Bird Island. For bass, throw a Spro Frog or a ...

5/10/2018 6:54:00 AM
News 6 WKMG
At another survey, 2,016 were counted there with 43 bull gators. Lake Kissimmee came in second for the most gators with 1,935 counted, with 170 bull gators. As far as Lake Apopka, it, too, was surveyed twice with 1,014 gators with 46 bulls at one time ...

5/9/2018 6:45:00 PM
News 6 WKMG
At another survey, 2,016 were counted there with 43 bull gators. Lake Kissimmee came in second for the most gators with 1,935 counted, with 170 bull gators. As far as Lake Apopka, it, too, was surveyed twice with 1,014 gators with 46 bulls at one time ...

5/9/2018 3:48:00 PM
News Chief
There’s not many anglers out fishing for panfish, reports Mark Detweiler at Big Toho Marina (407-846-2124). 9 At Lake Kissimmee, bluegill are biting in the lily pads mixed with grass at Twenty Seven Palms and Brahma Island. A few shellcracker are being ...

5/2/2018 6:32:00 PM
The Ledger
9 At Lake Kissimmee, “The lake is really low, beware of exposed brush piles and watch out for your lower unit,” reports Charlie Wynperle at Bridgemaster Fishing Products (863-676-1009). The north side of North Cove is best for bass. Throw a frog early ...

5/2/2018 6:12:00 PM
The News-Press
Photos: Life along Lake Kissimmee Stars rise over the restored part of the Kissimmee River near Highway 98 in early February. The river is being restored to ease flows along with recreating its natural flow along with providing more habitat for wildlife.

5/2/2018 8:32:00 AM
News Chief
Dylan Finley and Calvin Croft took the big bass of 6 pounds, 14 ounces. • Roger Brown won the Kissimmee Bass Series One Man April 29 on Lake Kissimmee with 25.4 pounds, including the tournament big bass of 8.72 pounds. Wayne Yohn was second with 24.74 ...

4/30/2018 7:17:00 PM
The Ledger
“I remember when I moved to Polk County, of course there were a lot less people here, but … other than Saddle Creek Park and Lake Kissimmee State Park, there was no place for the public to go out and hike unless you knew somebody who owned private lan

4/30/2018 1:55:00 PM
News Chief
“I remember when I moved to Polk County, of course there were a lot less people here, but … other than Saddle Creek Park and Lake Kissimmee State Park, there was no place for the public to go out and hike unless you knew somebody who owned private lan

4/25/2018 3:37:00 PM
News Chief
The shell bed in front of the marina is good right now along with the shell beds around Makinson Island. 9. At Lake Kissimmee, bass have been good on topwaters such as a Devil’s Horse, prop baits, and popping frogs around isolated grass and the lily pads.

4/18/2018 4:16:00 PM
News Chief
Specks still being caught around Makinson Island, reports Mark Detweiler at Big Toho Marina (407-846-2124). 9. At Lake Kissimmee, bass are good in the mouths of the boat trails into Lemon Point. East of the Eagle’s Nest from the Pig Trail to the School ...

4/18/2018 3:13:00 PM
News Chief
Chris Odom and Greg Odom were third with 14.57 pounds. • Mike and Curtis Bechard won The Fishing Misfits tournament April 14 on Lake Kissimmee with 20.9 pounds. Scott and Troy Fisher were second with 17.76 pounds. Carson Bryan and Kenny Lay were third ...

4/4/2018 4:15:00 PM
News Chief
9. At Lake Kissimmee, “There’s a good shellcracker bite on red worms down south in Jack’s Slough. Bluegill are on the outside grass and biting crickets. Bass are moving to the outside edges near isolated lily pads and hydrilla patches.

3/30/2018 6:32:00 PM
The Ledger
Cow Camp Road Bridge in Lake Kissimmee State Park, construction project — The old, wooden bridge remains open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic during construction of the new bridge, however, visitors should use extreme caution and follow any instruction ...

3/30/2018 6:24:00 PM
News Chief
Cow Camp Road Bridge in Lake Kissimmee State Park, construction project — The old, wooden bridge remains open to pedestrian and bicycle traffic during construction of the new bridge, however, visitors should use extreme caution and follow any instruction ...

3/29/2018 8:20:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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3/28/2018 5:56:00 PM
News Chief
Nice size fish and 15-20 per outing being caught, reports Mark Detweiler at Big Toho Marina (407-846-2124). 9. At Lake Kissimmee, the bass are still outside and some spawning is still going on. Decent numbers (15-20 per trip) of specks still being caught ...

3/28/2018 1:55:00 PM
News Chief
Michael Capron had the big fish of 7.54 pounds. • Chris Odom and Gred Odom won the Mosaic Bass Club tournament on Lake Kissimmee on Saturday with 21.01 pounds, including the big bass of 7.34 pounds caught by Chris. Richard Blair and Tom Cole were second ...

3/28/2018 1:20:00 PM
News Chief
$55 entry includes big bass. Call Fred Allen at 863-676-3764 or 813-299-0796. • The next FISHING MISFITS tournament is April 14 on Lake Kissimmee out of the Grape Hammock Fish Camp, with ramp fees. Members only. Call Harry at 863-660-2054 or Larry at ...

3/21/2018 4:24:00 PM
The Ledger
The next MOSAIC BASS CLUB tournament is March 24 on Lake Kissimmee out of Grape Hammock Fish Camp. Safe light to 2 p.m. Open to Mosaic employees only. Call Richard Blair, 863-581-1523. • The next FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB tournament is March 24 on Lake Walk ...

3/19/2018 2:17:00 AM
Scout.com
Professional angler Terry “Big Show” Scroggins, however, has cracked the code in a big way. On a recent media trip to Lake Kissimmee, Scroggins left me dumbfounded by his ability to quickly locate bass in these areas. To speed up your learning curve ...

3/13/2018 8:10:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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3/9/2018 10:46:00 AM
Osceola News-Gazette
The morning started out with a chilly ride south from West Lake Toho to Lake Kissimmee. After arriving to our spot, my dad was explaining to me how to approach the spots we were fishing and what to look for. After finding a spot that all three of us agreed ...

3/7/2018 4:47:00 PM
The Ledger
Jim Blume was third with 12.72 pounds. Lamar Middleton had 11.57 pounds. Ryan Brown and Blake Williams won the Outcasts Bass Club tournament Feb. 24 on Lake Kissimmee. Jason Hughey and Kevin Wright were second with 20.14 pounds. Jason Bringhurst was third ...

3/1/2018 12:40:00 AM
The Ledger
9. At Lake Kissimmee, “We had 10 bass over seven pounds on live shiners while working the lily pads inside this week,” reports Cosce. Speck anglers are getting their limits while jigging the lily pads around North Cove and Brahma Island. Bass are ...

2/24/2018 9:20:00 AM
Weather
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2/14/2018 12:49:00 PM
The Ledger
Contact Bill at 813-220-2844 for more information. The next NORTH TAMPA BASS CLUB tournament is Saturday on Lake Kissimmee, www.northtampabassclub.com or contact Steve Jarrett at 813-391-4105. The REBEL BOYS BASS CLUB 2018 trail starts Saturday on Lake ...

2/7/2018 12:35:00 PM
FLORIDA SPORTSMAN
Lake Kissimmee, Mosaic Fish Management Area, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Tra ord. For more details and access, see myfwc.com/fishing/freshwater.

2/3/2018 5:02:00 PM
BassFan
“It was my time to catch a big sack. I’ve been so close before. “To have grown up on Lake Kissimmee and Cypress, Hatchineha and Toho and to have my family here, it means the world to me. Man, this has been a long time coming.” Thursday and Friday ...

2/2/2018 7:25:00 PM
Fishing World
The Bassmaster Elite Series pro from Lakeland, Fla., launched in the first flight on Thursday, but today's later departure greatly delayed his access to the area he’s targeting on Lake Kissimmee. Lane added 10-9 to his first day’s weight of 31-7 ...

2/2/2018 7:21:00 PM
Fishing World
The Bassmaster Elite Series pro from Lakeland, Fla., launched in the first flight on Thursday, but today's later departure greatly delayed his access to the area he’s targeting on Lake Kissimmee. Lane added 10-9 to his first day’s weight of 31-7 ...

2/1/2018 7:08:00 PM
BassFan
When I hooked them, they were ‘buried.’” Lane began his day by making the long run down to Lake Kissimmee, where he caught four of his weigh-in fish. He boated the fifth late in the day after running up-chain to finish his day in Lake Toho.

1/24/2018 1:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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1/15/2018 5:13:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
He said his key stretch of water was 300 yards long and on the east side of Lake Kissimmee. “When Hurricane Irma hit Florida, lily pads weren’t able to grow on Lake Kissimmee because the water was so high,” said Crosnoe, who logged his fourth career ...

1/10/2018 4:46:00 AM
BuzzFeed
Ever visited Florida's wild, pristine beaches? In central Florida, try little-known and little-visited Lake Kissimmee State Park (sure sounds like a spring breaker's idea of fun) for a world of recreational opportunities without the crowds; along the ...

12/20/2017 4:56:00 PM
The Ledger
9 At Lake Kissimmee, speck fishing is good while trolling or drifting with plain jigs. The fish are starting to move into the grass on the Kissimmee Chain. Bass fishing has been good on topwaters like the Boy Howdy and a Devil’s Horse in the mornings.

12/20/2017 4:11:00 PM
News Chief
9 At Lake Kissimmee, some nice bluegill and shellcracker being caught around Brahma Island on crickets and red worms. Bass have been good in the morning on topwaters such as a Devil’s Horse, a Booyah Boss Pop, or a Rebel Pop-R. Flipping Senkos to the ...

12/16/2017 2:43:00 AM
Around Osceola
Congrats Mark and Santos. The Teen Sportfishing Association had their monthly tournament on Lake Kissimmee with a launch out of Overtstreet Landing. Results: First Place Tyler Grundel 5.49 pounds, Second Place Jayden Adamson 5.41 pounds and Third Place ...

12/6/2017 10:50:00 AM
NewsChief
The BASS ASSASSINS OF POLK COUNTY 2017-18 schedule is: Dec. 16, Lake Parker; Jan. 20, South Chain; Feb. 17, Lake Reedy; March 17, Harris Chain; April 21, Lake Toho; May 19, Lake Kissimmee; June 16, Lake Ariana; July 21, Lake Pierce; Aug. 18, Crooked Lake ...





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