Lake Tarpon

Florida

People Often Fish Here For:

Black Crappie Black Crappie

Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family. Black crappies can be found in large ponds and shallow areas of lakes.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Redear Sunfish Redear Sunfish

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

Bluegill Bluegill

The bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species you can find in North America. And is a fish that has become increasingly popular among fly fishing anglers.

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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.

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