Orange Lake and Lochloosa Lake

Alachua - Florida

  • 22 catches


  • 23 spots

These sister lakes product giant bass. Hydrilla, hyacinth and sawgrass provide outstanding habitat for not only monster bass, but also bream, shellcracker and specks. A real producer!

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Orange Lake and Lochloosa Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. 2 lb. 8 oz. Largemouth Bass with a spinner bait

  2. 4 lb. 20 in. Largemouth Bass with a fluke

    1. mike anderson 0
      nice bass
  3. 1 lb. 11 in. Bluegill with a live earth worms

    1. Lee Harris 0
      you didn’t catch them
  4. Details: 10 in. Black Crappie with a jigs. pink

    caught about 10, wanted to use minnows but only had jigs. one 14 inches others 8ish inches. Got a few bass in canal heading to ramp

    1. Jeff Tag 0
      went out today got about 10 was rainy, on minnows and jigs in 6 to 8 ft water drifting around markedspot. Am new to specks, not getting limit numbers
  5. Details: Black Crappie with a Yellow Jig

    Caught in the deep off bottom about 1 foot - 9 specs/crappies

    1. Chris Porter 0
      Thanks for the reports, Connie, keep em coming. As soon as I get my boat up and running, I'll be posting too
  6. Lochloosa Lake Harbor Boat Ramp - Be AWARE: As of 02/02/17, the NORTH ramp has a very LARGE hole at the bottom covered by the water and it will mess-up your trailer ...more axle, vehicle and/or all. Recommend using SOUTH ramp - the one on the same side as the Bait Shop and least until they get it fixed.

  7. Details: Black Crappie with a Yellow Jig

    Off the bottom in the deep; caught 5 in this area.

    1. Connie Webster 0
      Wind was flat; water slick.
  8. Caught 63 on south side of Lochloosa lake jigging grass shrimp in the pads

    Bluegill with a grass shrimp

    1. Alvin Hope 0
      Newnans is great for specks, I dont bream fish there. Not sure about Lochloosa, haven't been in a while. I've been choosing Orange because it's easier ...more compared to Lochloosa. I do miss Lochloosa though, and I usually have success there. I would suggest fishing in the pads with grass shrimp. I usually just ride through the pads until I smell them or see them bumping the pads. Sometimes they make you work, but if you manage to find them you should catch alot.
    2. Willie Dudley 0
      Recently I’ve been going to lochloosa with no success even though I’m around the corner from Newman’s where I never have any success. What’s going on at Loochloosa ...more and why is Newman’s fishing always terrible. Loochloosa is also yielding poor results. What’s going on???????
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