Lake Idylwild in Central Florida
The Winter Haven Chain includes the South Chain consisting of 14 beautiful, interconnected lakes and the North Chain, which has 4 lakes joined by canals. Largemouth bass dominate the fishery, but panfish populations in most of the lakes are also good. Idylwild and Summit are generally considered to be the best crappie lakes, and the prime bluegill lakes are Lulu, Howard, Eloise and Shipp.
Featured Species: Large-mouth Bass, Black Crappie (Speckled Perch), Bluegill (Bream) and Redear Sunfish (Shellcracker)
Lake Profile for Lake Idylwild
Fishing Tips and Techniques
10 Accesses with Driving Directions
45 Proven Fishing Areas Marked