Fishing & Hunting

Find out about the best fishing & hunting in Ocala/Marion County.



Drop a line. Wet a hook. Whatever fishing language you speak, there are many lakes and rivers filled with fish waiting for you to catch. Trophy bass, catfish, crappie and more species are biting in Ocala/Marion County. Worthy of award-winning catches that keep anglers coming back for more, some consider the area to be the best bass fishing in the state.

For licensing, call 1-888-FISH-FLORIDA, or visit to order online. License is required for all anglers aged 16 and up.


The open spaces of Ocala/Marion County offer ample hunting for outdoorsmen. Hunting camps offer a great opportunity to commune with nature during season.

Valid Florida Hunting License required for hunting the Ocala National Forest. Visit or call 1-888-HUNT-FLORIDA for information.