Lake Tarpon

Florida

People Often Fish Here For:

Black Crappie Black Crappie

Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.

Redear Sunfish Redear Sunfish

Like the bluegill and other sunfishes, the redear sunfish is and excellent panfish with white, flaky meat.

Bluegill Bluegill

Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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Conservation Through Participation

You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.

Responsible Fishing Starts With You

Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.