Lake Miccosukee

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Lake Miccosukee Fishing

Lake Miccosukee is a sizeable swampy prairie lake in northern Jefferson County, Florida, located east of Miccosukee’s settlement. A small portion of the lake, its northwest corner, is located in Leon County. The small town of Miccosukee, Florida, is located on the lake’s northeastern shore in Leon County, a stone’s throw from Tallahassee.

Lake Miccosukee is a reservoir just 6.5 miles from Monticello in Jefferson County, near Lois, FL. 

Most anglers will find various fish, including redfin pickerel, largemouth bass, warmouth, bullhead, bream/bluegill, catfish, grass carp, crappie, and gear. This lake allows excellent opportunities to catch fish using fly fishing, Spin fishing, or Baitcasting techniques. Don’t hesitate to use your favorite rod and reel and head to Lake Miccosukee.

Join us to discuss the Florida Fishing License options, fishing rules, and regulations. Please check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active. Read on the web all the information.

Things to Do in the Area

Swimming is not ideal for families wanting summer fun on the water—Leon County hosts Lake Miccosukee and also borders Jefferson County. Sinkholes have controlled the history of the north end of the lake.
The Miccosukee is a natural prairie lake with low-level, shallow water that occasionally dries during dry weather spells. Plants grow well in the drying lakebed in nutrient-dense soil.

Four large prairie lakes exist in Florida: Lake Miccosukee, Lake Iamonia, Lake Jackson, and Lake Lafayette.
Home to plenty of alligators and prime hunting on Lake Miccosukee. The area offers excellent ducks and locations for local outdoorsmen.
Interestingly, many endangered plant species – Miccosukee Gooseberry – are in only three places worldwide. The lake has two locations on its shoreline, home to the endangered gooseberry.
The City of Monticello has an easily accessed fishing dock and boat ramp for the lake located on the US 90.

Madison Blue Springs:

USA Today voted it #1 Swimming location by kayaking, located off Road 6 in Madison County.
Lake Miccosukee excellent for enjoying kayaking, canoeing, fishing, scuba diving, or want to enjoy a leisurely day of swimming, bird watching, and tubing, Blue Springs has got you and your family covered. The grounds at Blue Springs have areas for picnicking, and pets are allowed on the premises.

Blue Springs flows from a 25-feet-deep cavern and into the Withlacoochee River. To date, 26,000 feet of extra caverns have been explored by professional scuba cave divers (don’t try it yourself).
Park hours are from sunrise to sunset most days of the year. An entry fee of $5 will be charged per vehicle.

Lake Miccosukee Reviews

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Lake Miccosukee
It was amazing experience, not only do you catch fish but the beautiful scenery. The ride around the lake was an adventure!!! My husband and I really enjoyed ourselves and will do it again soon.
- Jennifer P

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