Lake Apopka

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Captain Tony Lake Apopka Fishing Report

August 19th, 2014|Categories: Central Florida Fishing, Florida Fishing Reports, Lake Apopka, Largemouth Bass|Tags: , |Comments Off on Captain Tony Lake Apopka Fishing Report


Lake Apopka Fishing Report

Captain Tony Summers Lake Apopka Fishing Report from August 19th 2014

Had out Trudy Wilson at her son Nolan today from Canada. There’s another hot summer day, but luckily we had a good (5) five or (10) ten miles an hour breeze. We were fishing […]

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Lake Apopka Aquatic Plant Management Meeting January 24th

January 12th, 2012|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Lake Apopka Aquatic Plant Management Meeting January 24th

Managing Aquatic Plants in Lake Apopka is the focus of a public meeting in Winter Garden on Tuesday, Jan. 24 hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The meeting is from 6-9 p.m. in Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Avenue in Newton Park, Winter […]

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Will Sunshine bass recapture Lake Apopka’s glory days?

February 11th, 2009|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation, Our FWC|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Will Sunshine bass recapture Lake Apopka’s glory days?

By Rich McKay|Sentinel Staff Writer

APOPKA – Beware gizzard shad, finned scourge of Lake Apopka

The state has a hungry, hybrid superfish with pointy teeth. Its name is sunshine bass, and it’s going to eat you.

It’s all part of a state fish ranger’s plan to bring back the lake’s glory […]

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End of Lake Griffin dredging won’t stop worries about water levels

July 26th, 2008|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on End of Lake Griffin dredging won’t stop worries about water levels

Work could wrap up today on a $7.3 million project that dredged dozens of canals on troubled Lake Griffin.The massive effort — one of the biggest ever handled by the Lake County Water Authority — started in 2005 and fell more than a year behind schedule. Officials might […]

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Storm blamed for thousands of dead fish in Lake Apopka

June 7th, 2008|Categories: Florida Freshwater Conservation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Storm blamed for thousands of dead fish in Lake Apopka

Wes Smith – Orlando Sentinel Staff Writer

A major storm early this week churned up shallow water at the south end of Lake Apopka, killing several thousand fish.

The kill came just weeks after the state dumped nearly 200,000 sunshine-bass fingerlings in that […]

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