Santa Fe Lake

Alachua - Florida


  • 45 catches

  • 418 followers

  • 11 spots

This 5850-acre lake has a little northern area and a big southern arm connected by the pass where shad school and fishing is usually good for schooling largemouth and stocked sunshine bass. Numerous homes surround the lake, most with docks and ski boats;...

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Santa Fe Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. 16 lb. 8 oz. 31 in. Channel Catfish with a wild shiner

    1. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      that’s a hoss
  2. Details: White Crappie with a Live minnows

    1. Capt. Kenneth Walker 0
      Al, You're catching black crappie. We don't have white crappie in Florida. Glad ur catching some, they are very tough, this year.
    2. James Riddling 0
      I'm headed out there in the morning early and was wondering did the crappie have any size and how many did you get also what color jig thanks
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  3. Details: Pan Fish with a Wigglers

    Fast Action this morning along the west shore for pan fish

  4. love these lil Suwannee bass.

    Suwannee Bass

    1. Joshua Harris 0
      Small guy but he goo d
    2. Bobby Drummond 0
      Yes, it's getting really nice out. I'll let you know. I won't have them by Friday but I try to go about every other Friday. Looking forward to trying ...more them. Thanks for the info. Need all the help I can get. Ha!!
    3. Tonya Bethune 0
      bummer bout your tackle. let me know if you have any success with them I seem to have luck with them anywhere it's a boring way to fish but so far in past 8 ...more months I haven't went without a catch and I fish everywhere minus ice lol. they are my go to get a fish on. I've caught huge crappie on them bass even a catfish. smallmouths devour them. good luck and thank God it's getting warmer lol
    4. Bobby Drummond 0
      I ordered some of the zman ned rig baits. Looking forward to trying them. I watched there advertisement videos. Pretty impressive. I needed to add more lures as ...more one of my fishing tackle boxes was stolen last fall. First time for everything I guess. Good luck with you're fishing.
    5. Tonya Bethune 0
      small 3 inch zman ned rig in mudbug color they seem to go for it pretty well. I caught 9 of them last time. this trip fewer bites but bigger fish.
    6. Jordan Hyde 0
      What lure are you using?
    7. Bobby Drummond 0
      Why to go. I'm going to try to catch some Crappie there on Friday.
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  5. Largemouth Bass

    1. Bobby Drummond 0
      Nice Bass
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Black Bass !! Nice
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  6. Trolling with shiner on west side

    5 lb. 13 oz. 23 in. Largemouth Bass with a wild shiner

    1. Melissa Norris 0
      nice catch 😀
    2. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice belly
    3. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Nice bass!
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice one Doyle!
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  7. I lost a bass this morning about 4 lbs and he still has my $13.00 whopper stopper in his mouth. Boo hoo

    1. Doyle Shaw 0
      Near the mouth of Melrose Bay
  8. 5 lb. 12 oz. 23 in. Largemouth Bass with a shiner

    1. Doyle Shaw 0
      If I can I will catch them with a pole, if not I will use a net. They have been very hard to get the last couple of weeks.
    2. Doyle Shaw 0
      I just realized tonight that I caught the same bass two times. Caught her today and on march 30th. You can check the pictures on here. Same tail damage and the ...more rear upper fin has a cut between the 4th and 5th spine.
    3. Doyle Shaw 0
      I've never fished for catfish so I can't help you. The shiners I catch with a pole or net. I use bread balls for bait.
    4. Monica kraft 0
      We like to Catfish! Any good spots
    5. Monica kraft 0
      How do you catch your wild shiners?
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