Lake Rousseau

Citrus - Florida


  • 37 catches

  • 321 followers

  • 6 spots

An impoundment of the Withlacoochee River, as part of the original Cross Florida Barge Canal project, this large lake is full of cypress trees, hyacinth and pennywort islands and sometimes hydrilla. Abundant cover and structure grow plenty of bluegill, r...

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Lake Rousseau Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: 6 lb. 12 in. Largemouth Bass with a mini frog

    2 large mouth

  2. 5 lb. 7 oz. Largemouth Bass with a swim bait

  3. 30 ft HOLE 8 oz WEIGHT TO HOLD TO BOTTOM, FIRST THING IN MORNING, I HAVE TRIED FRESH CAUGHT BLUEGILLS( HOLE AND CUT) WITH OUT MUCH LUCK, THEY JUST SEEM TO WANT NIGHT ...more CRAWLERS.

    24 in. Black Bullhead Catfish with a BIG CIRCLE HOOK,GOB OF NIGHTCRAWLERS

    1. Govie Bradshaw 0
      those make great bait for large flathead catfish
  4. I ONLY KEEP 8" PLUS PAN/SUNFISH.

  5. Details: 6 lb. Black Bullhead Catfish with a HOOK, BOBBER,NIGHT CRAWLERS

  6. 38"

    38 in. Alligator Gar with a HOOK, SLIP BOBBER, NIGHT CRAWLERS

  7. 8 in TO 10 in long

    12 oz. 10 in. BLUE GILLS with a JUST A HOOK, SLIP BOBBER, NIGHT CRAWLERS

  8. WORK THE DROP OFFS FROM 10' DOWN TO 20'

  9. WORK DROP OFFS, FROM 10' DOWN TO 20'

  10. Details: 12 in. Bluegill with a ,

    8" TO 10" SUNFISH, 8" TO 12" CRAPPIES

    1. BRUCE DAVIES 0
      NIGHT CRAWLERS, THAT IS ALL I USE, YES THE CRAPPIES BIT ON THE CRAWLERS
    2. Russell Peck 0
      What was the bait of choice
    3. BRUCE DAVIES 0
      I CAUGHT 15 THAT SIZE MAN DO THEY FIGHT. THEY WOULD BE STACKED UP ON THE DROP OFF'S, JUST WORKED UP AND DOWN, ONE ROD SET AT 12 ' AND ONE SET AT 16". ...more GOT 4 NICE CATS ABOUT 18" . I JUST STARTED FISHING HERE IN THE LAST 8 WEEKS. CAN NOT GET A FISH ON THE 3 LAKES I HAVE FISHED. BUT DO GREAT ON THE RIVER. I HAVE BEEN GOING EVERY OTHER DAY AND AM FINELY LEARNING HOW TO FISH FOR PAN FISH ON THE RIVER.
    4. Ephraim Caban Jr 0
      I’ve rarely seen a Bluegill that large. Tasty stuff!
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