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Fishing

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Bass fishing is a big deal in the Ocala National Forest, with two of Florida's top lakes for lunkers - Lake George and Lake Kerr - as well as dozens of smaller lakes to have to yourself in the early morning.

Freshwater fishing is governed by the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. A valid Florida freshwater fishing license is required to fish in the Ocala National Forest.

Areas & Activities
Accessible pier at Rodman spillway

Rodman Recreation Area

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/ocala/recreation/fishing