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Fishing
With more than 500 lakes, Lake County offers top-notch freshwater fishing throughout the year. Anglers of all levels can fish for fun or participate in the area’s many tournaments. Fishing enthusiasts can snag a variety of freshwater catches, including bass, blue bream, shellcrackers, stripers, speckled perch and catfish. Lake County’s many bait shops and fish camps provide anglers with endless opportunities to hear what’s biting where and to tell a few tall tales.
 
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Fishing Destinations
Astor's Florida Inn Riverside Bed & Breakfast
55336 Claire St.
Astor, FL 32102
Phone: (352) 759-3395
E-mail: info@astorsfloridianinn.com
Web site: www.astorsfloridianinn.com
Astor's Floridian Inn is located in beautiful Lake County Florida approximately 30 miles west of Daytona Beach, just off Highway 40, in Astor. Nestled on the banks of the St. John's River, with its towering moss draped oak and cypress trees, and manicured landscape, Astor's Floridian Inn is the perfect place to relax and soak in old Florida appeal.
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Blue Creek Area Vacation Rental
56546 Pecan Road
Astor, FL 32102
Phone: (352) 759-3377
Hours: 24/7
E-mail: weightless1@juno.com
Web site: www.astorflorida.com
A computer is available along with Internet and computer games.
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Footloose RV Resort
11711 Ocklawaha Drive
Leesburg, FL 34788
Phone: (352) 253-1111
E-mail: footlooseresort@gmail.com
Web site: www.footlooseresort.com
Facilities include 13 RV spaces, six cottage rentals, boat rentals and waterfront on Haines Creek. Rates are $35 daily, $195 weekly and $495 monthly Also available are apartments with one and two bedrooms.
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Haines Creek RV Village
10121 County Road 44 E.
Leesburg, FL 34788
Phone: (352) 728-5939
Fax: (352) 728-5798
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
E-mail: info@hainescreekrvvillage.com
Web site: www.hainescreekrvvillage.com
$30 daily, $175 weekly, $350 monthly
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Lake Griffin Marina
5620 Bertsville Road
Lady Lake, FL 32159
Phone: (352) 753-3241
Hours: 24 hours a day
Facilities feature 11 rentals, bait & tackle store with snacks, dock, picnic area and credit cards are accepted.
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Lazy Oaks Resort
1414 N. Lake View Ave.
Leesburg, FL 34748
Phone: (352) 787-3626
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Nelson's Outdoor Resort
19400 S.E. Highway 42
Umatilla, FL 32784
Phone: (352) 821-3474
Fax: (352) 821-3553
Hours: Daily 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
E-mail: info@nelsonsoutdoorresort.com
Web site: www.nelsonsoutdoorresort.com
Marina with fuel, pontoon boat rentals, live bait and tackle, boat ramp for $3.00, camping, cabins, restaurant, and country store. RV Rates: $28 Daily, $125 Weekly, $350 Monthly. Tent Rates: $15 Daily, $75 Weekly, $225 Monthly
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Pine Island Fish Camp
6808 Lake Griffin Road
Lady Lake, FL 32159
Phone: (352) 753-2972
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Directions: From US 27/441 in Lady Lake, turn east on Lemon St. Go 1 Block. Turn Left on Lake Griffin. Drive 6 miles. (One mile past Harbor Hills Gate #1)
Facilities: 33 rentals/boat/ bait/tackle/store/ snacks/dock/picnic/credit cards $25 daily, $125 weekly, $375 monthly
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Umatilla Bait & Tackle
563 N. Central Hwy. (U.S. Hwy. 19)
Umatilla, FL 32784
Phone: (352) 669-0185
E-mail: umatillabaitandtackle@gmail.com
Directions: Cross Streets: Between W. Collins St. and Palmetto St.
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Black Bass Fishing Resort
10402 County Road 44
Leesburg, FL 34788
Phone: (352) 314-2123
Fax: (352) 314-2123
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; 7 days a week
E-mail: info@blackbassresort.com
Web site: www.blackbassresort.com
Facilities include bait & tackle store with snacks, picnic area, $3 boat ramp charge and dock. RV rates are $35-$45 daily, $165 weekly and $450 monthly. Motel rates $250 weekly and $65 daily.
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Fisherman's Wharf
5101 Eagle's Nest Road
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: (352) 360-0600
Fax: (352) 360-1111
Hours: 24 hours a day
Facilities: 60 spaces/70 boat slips/public launch
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Front Street Bait & Tackle
55522 Front St.
Astor, FL 32102
Phone: (352) 759-2795
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Web site: www.frontstreet-bait.com
Facilities: 7 rentals/boat/ bait/tackle/snacks/ dock/picnic/guide/ store/from $50
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KH Ranch Resort
18604 Demko Road
Altoona, FL 32704
Phone: 321-356-3754
E-mail: christinasbr@aol.com
Web site: www.khranchresort.com
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Lake Harris Lodge
11924 Lane Park Road
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 343-4111
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 days a week
E-mail: info@lakeharrislodge.com
Web site: www.lakeharrislodge.com
Facilities include 27 rentals, 10 cottages, tackle & bait store with snacks, dock, picnic area, guides are available, credit cards are accepted, $2 boat ramp charge and lodging is from $50 for cottages and $15 for RV spaces.
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Morgan's Mobile Home Park & Fish Camp
4056 Picciola Road
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: (352) 787-4916
Hours: From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Facilities: bait/tackle/picnic $25 daily, $450-500 monthly
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Palm Gardens Marina and RV Park
1661 Palm Gardens St.
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 343-2024
Fax: (352) 343-5516
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 7 days a week
E-mail: owner@palmgardensmarina.com
Web site: www.palmgardensmarina.com
Facilities: 14 rentals/20 RV spaces/boat/bait/ tackle/store/ snacks/dock/ guide/credit cards/from $45 (rentals) $10 (RV’s)
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Sorrento Bait and Tackle
24140 State Road 46
Sorrento, FL 32776
Phone: 1-866-383-1893
Hours: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 7 days a week
E-mail: info@sbtoutdoors.com
Web site: www.sbtoutdoors.com
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