Bass Fishing State


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.