Lake Istokpoga

Highlands - Florida

  • 62 catches


  • 52 spots

Located five miles northeast of Lake Placid, Highlands County, this 27,692-acre lake has quality fishing for black crappie (specks) and one of the highest largemouth bass catch rates in the state. The best speck fishing occurs during winter months drifti...

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Lake Istokpoga Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: catfish on minnow


    1. Aaron Hisey 0
      Actually I've fished at the istokpoga park too they have a gorgeous dock that you can fish some lily pads at the end of it. It's worth going even if you ...more don't catch anything.
    2. Aaron Hisey 0
      Only place I know of from land is at the canals on the east / southeast side of the lake. When I visit I have a hard time finding places to fish without renting ...more a boat. Trails end fishing resort is who I rent from to get on this lake.
    3. Nick Hoffman 0
      Is there anywhere to fish off land
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  2. Details: 1 lb. 5 oz. 12 in. Bluegill with a Crickets


  3. 8 1/2

    Largemouth Bass with a Sinko

    1. David Dyess 0
      Awesome...good job.
    2. Melissa Norris 0
      nice catch 😀
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
    4. Sean Clark 0
      I'm there first weekend in May. Save some for us
    5. Sean Clark 0
      Nice fish man
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  4. white spinnerbait.

    5 lb. Largemouth Bass

    1. John Crowe 0
      Must meet up out on the Geoge.
    2. George Daily 0
      this is time 9 Lb, 9oz. not the fish I caught today! I'm doing something wrong.
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  5. purple senko with green flecks

    9 lb. 9 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. George Daily 0
      Thanks! Cold fronts moving through have slowed things down.
    2. Scott Sorrell 0
      Beautiful Bass...nice work
    3. John Crowe 0
      Well done George them big ones are hard to find
    4. George Daily 0
      I've been looking and have not seen any bass betting. The locals aren't sure that they have started to bed yet either.
    5. Mike Burns 0
      Are the fish on beds now. I will be fishing there in 2 weeks and they are probably starting to come in waves
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      HAWWWG! 🐷🐷👍👍👍👍
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  6. 3 lb. Largemouth Bass with a swim jig

    1. steve flynn 0
      water wasn't that clear. I was pitching up in the weeds. it hit on the drop.
    2. Mike Burns 0
      Nice Fish. Was the water clear and were you pitching or swimming the jig
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  7. 5 lb. 7 oz. Largemouth Bass with a swim jig

  8. Largemouth Bass with a Zulu

    1. Trevor Cooke 0
      Where are the best places to on lake istapoga to fish I went there today and had no luck
  9. Oh ... that big blue worm gets er Dunn!!!!!

    Largemouth Bass with a TiKi Stix

  10. Lovin that heartbreak frog

    Largemouth Bass with a Frog

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