Lake Kissimmee News

7/17/2017 1:19:00 PM
tripstodiscover.com
With over 160 State Parks scattered throughout Florida, nature enthusiasts are spoiled for choice in natural landscapes and outdoor activities. None of these are quite like Lake Kissimmee State Park in Lake Wales, however, where Florida’s cowboy heritage ...

7/11/2017 5:00:00 PM
homesandland.com
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7/7/2017 8:31:00 PM
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
Take the Kissimmee River, for example. As it was created, the river twisted and turned for 103 miles from Lake Kissimmee to Lake Okeechobee. To grasp how much the river meandered through its flood plain, the actual distance between the two lakes was not ev ...

7/5/2017 2:27:00 PM
NewsChief
Big bluegill have been snapping up crickets at Lake Parker, smaller lakes around the town of Lake Alfred, and Lake Kissimmee. Lake Alfred also is noted for holding quality bass, and fishermen bore that out during the past couple of weeks. Ron Schelfo of ...

6/30/2017 1:57:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
It’s too bad this protection wasn’t available decades ago for the Kissimmee River. The Kissimmee originates in Osceola County and flows south from Lake Kissimmee to Lake Okeechobee. Audubon Florida calls Lake Okeechobee “the liquid heart of the ...

6/28/2017 4:57:00 PM
The Ledger
Vince Ramirez boated a 10.62-pound bass on Lake Kissimmee for big-fish honors in the Mosaic tournament Saturday. Calvin Pittman and Sean Ingram won with 24.09 pounds on the six-fish limit. Ramirez and Troy Sutton took second with 18.62 pounds, and third ...

6/19/2017 5:00:00 PM
www.tripadvisor.com.au
Breakfast buffet offers a number of items, however, still average hotel fare. Food is hot and area is clean. Rooms are average but very clean. Beds and pillows comfortable. Staff is professional and even friendly. Parking is free at this hotel, so I will ...

6/18/2017 5:00:00 PM
www.tripadvisor.co.uk
I've stayed here before and had a great experience, so I wanted to stay here again. Check in was fast and easy. The front desk worked hard to make sure I had a room with what I want. I appreciate their desire to make my stay enjoyable. Breakfast was better ...

6/18/2017 1:26:00 PM
WTSP
At 314 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Myakka River State Park to 6 miles southeast of Lake Kissimmee. Movement was northwest at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

6/18/2017 1:19:00 PM
WTSP
At 314 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Myakka River State Park to 6 miles southeast of Lake Kissimmee. Movement was northwest at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

6/16/2017 11:05:00 AM
onlyinyourstate.com
There are plenty of other awesome places to spend a weekend on Lake Kissimmee, too, including fish camps like Camp Mack’s River Resort and Grape Hammock Fish Camp, both in Lake Wales. Check them out if you have an avid fisherman in the family.

6/16/2017 7:06:00 AM
Around Osceola
Entry fees are $30 per boat . Just sign up at the ramp. Launch is 5 p.m. sharp with the weigh-in concluding around 8:45 p.m. This month the Toho Marine Elite One Man Series competed on Lake Kissimmee out of Joe Overstreet ramp. Going home with the prize ...

6/13/2017 11:01:00 AM
FLORIDA SPORTSMAN
We went to the Withlacoochee, Rainbow and Ocklawaha. We caught many bass, bream and mudfish using a variety of baits, worms, jigs, spinnerbaits, frogs and flipping baits. Great weather and although the bites were slow we found some decent bass and had a ...

6/9/2017 12:48:00 PM
Around Osceola
Another Help Our Heroes tournament is in the books. With over 80 teams competing for the grand prize of $6,000, coming out on top with 33.37 pounds was the team of Russ Osbourne and Micah Silverman. Both gentleman are from Orlando and have earned bragging ...

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/31/2017 4:56:00 PM
WTSP
At 616 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 7 miles south of Lake Kissimmee to near Sebring. Movement was east at 20 mph. Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

5/24/2017 2:14:00 PM
WTSP
DESOTO AND NORTHERN LEE COUNTIES... At 446 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores to near Lake Kissimmee. Movement was northeast at 45 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible ...

5/19/2017 1:56:00 PM
WTSP
The line extending from 15 miles south of Lake Kissimmee to near Basinger...and was movement northwest at 25 mph. These storms will remain over mainly rural areas to the east of Avon Park Air Force Range and south of Indian Lake Estates. Doppler radar ...

5/18/2017 7:48:00 AM
gameandfishmag.com
The Kissimmee Chain of Lakes (KCOL) is generally considered by anglers to be West Lake Tohopekaliga, Lake Cypress, Lake Hatchineha and Lake Kissimmee, but the surrounding watershed includes more than two-dozen lakes, numerous tributary streams and the ...

5/16/2017 9:42:48 PM
allevents.in
Citrus Chapter members will be carpooling to the Annual FNPS Conference. Contact President Gail for information. This year's theme is "Connections: Above and Below". The venue will be the Westgate River Ranch Resort. This upscale resort is in the heart..

5/15/2017 12:09:00 PM
The Ledger
For those of you not in the know, the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is considered to be West Toho, Lake Cypress, Lake Hatchineha, Lake Kissimmee and surrounding waterways. This area is a big-time bass location for amateur and professional anglers alike.

5/11/2017 12:23:00 PM
Around Osceola
The Help our Heroes Bass Fishing Tournament hosted by Toho Marine and Outdoors of St. Cloud is scheduled for June 3 out of the Overstreet Ramp on Lake Kissimmee. Registration is $175 per boat and you must register by May 26. No late entries accepted.

5/10/2017 12:37:00 PM
FLORIDA SPORTSMAN
Prep now for summer hunts. Johnny White and Alex Debogory of Miami with an 11-foot, 1-inch, Lake Kissimmee gator. Good alligator hunting later this summer takes preparation and application—this month. It’s time to put in your applications for limited ...

5/9/2017 5:01:00 PM
trulia.com
It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven metropolitan area. Lake Wales is located in central Florida, west of Lake Kissimmee and east of Tampa. The average home listing price in Lake Wales increased between last year and this year, from $140,855 to $152,026 ...

5/5/2017 12:08:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Through March, Season 5 has contributed over 950 approved trophy bass to the program, as well as moved Lake Kissimmee to the undisputed top TrophyCatch bass lake. Lake Kissimmee has over 600 approved catches, which accounts for 10% of the total number of ...

5/4/2017 10:06:48 AM
lakelubbers.com
Lake Kissimmee's massive 34,948 acre area earns the lake a spot as Florida's third largest lake, finishing just behind Lake George and Lake Okeechobee. The Kissimmee Waterway consists of a chain of lakes including Lake Kissimmee. Boaters can enjoy the ...

5/3/2017 10:05:00 PM
doorcountypulse.com
Similar to a video, a wildlife viewing platform in Florida’s Lake Kissimmee State Park installed a panoramic image taken from the top of the tower on the ground level, although park staff did not know if that was in response to ADA standards. Any unique ...

5/3/2017 6:32:00 AM
Center for American Progress
Lake Kissimmee sits approximately 70 miles south of Orlando, Florida. The lake is part of the larger Kissimmee Basin, which encompasses more than two dozen smaller lakes as well as marshes and tributary streams. 15 Water from Lake Kissimmee drains into the ...

4/28/2017 4:41:00 PM
Around Osceola
The Help our Heroes Bass Fishing Tournament hosted by Toho Marine and Outdoors of St. Cloud is scheduled for June 3 out of the Overstreet Ramp on Lake Kissimmee. Registration is $175 per boat and you must register by May 26. No late entries accepted.

4/25/2017 5:14:00 PM
www.travelocity.com
A family-friendly stay in River Ranch awaits you at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo. You'll find Joe Overstreet Landing and Lake Kissimmee State Park in the vicinity. Highlights at this resort include a golf course, a restaurant, and an outdoor ...

4/24/2017 10:18:00 AM
birdsasart-blog.com
Erik is the biologist at Lake Kissimmee State Park and part of his land management work is prescribed fire so he is quite familiar with brush fires. When he had to leave, a section of fire was raging just two blocks from my house in Indian Lake Estates.

4/17/2017 11:29:33 AM
visitflorida.com
To visit the 1876 cow camp at Lake Kissimmee State Park is to travel in time. Everything about the camp is authentic, including the persona of the whip-wielding cowman. Inside a log fence lounge a dozen head of cattle, descendants of Andalusians originally ...

4/15/2017 5:00:00 PM
reserveamerica.com
Firewood is available from the park concession, Back Trail Adventures of Florida. No running of generators after sunset. For further information on this campground, please click on the following link: click here

4/14/2017 4:48:00 PM
trulia.com
It is part of the LakelandWinter Haven metropolitan area. Lake Wales is located in central Florida, west of Lake Kissimmee and east of Tampa. The average home listing price in Lake Wales increased between last year and this year, from $140,855 to $152,026 ...

4/9/2017 2:28:42 AM
crappie.com
As to noise, well an airboat is likely to come by at just about any time near camp mack. We can hear airboats at our state park campsites late into the night. Most of the land south of the lock is undeveloped private land. Just don't leave a mess, or mess ...

4/7/2017 8:21:00 AM
News 13 Bright House
Jacobs spent time as a Senior Research Psychologist at the University of Central Florida before getting back to nature, where Shingle Creek in Orange County flows into Osceola County and heads towards Lake Kissimmee and the Florida Everglades. As one might ...

4/6/2017 9:23:00 PM
News 13 Bright House
Jacobs spent time as a Senior Research Psychologist at the University of Central Florida before getting back to nature, where Shingle Creek in Orange County flows into Osceola County and heads towards Lake Kissimmee and the Florida Everglades. As one might ...

4/2/2017 5:00:00 PM
etc.usf.edu
Hope, L. (1914). Chapter 11: To Lake Kissimmee. The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms or Lost in the Wilds of Florida (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved April 03, 2017, from http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/44/the-moving-picture-girls-under-the-palms-or-lost-in-the ...

3/31/2017 6:58:00 PM
Columbia Missourian
He guessed Lake Kissimmee. It is Lake Okeechobee. When the contest finally came down to Rohan and Daniel, they faced only three questions. Rohan answered the first correctly but missed the second. Daniel missed both, so Rohan was ahead, and he ultimately won.

3/31/2017 4:21:00 AM
Politico
Lake Toho is one of more than a dozen interconnected lakes that eventually flow through canals into Lake Kissimmee before flowing into into the C-38 Canal, which replaced the meandering Kissimmee River. Historically, that water meandered 130 miles into ...





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