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Gainesville Fishing



Top Gainesville Fishing Spots

  1. Ichetucknee Springs State Park (North Entrance)
    5/8/2011 1:29:04 AM -

    29.985495995 -82.760111921


  2. Warmouth
    9/16/2021 8:16:18 PM -


  3. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:31:04 PM -


  4. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:30:57 PM -


  5. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:30:55 PM -


  6. Snail bullhead
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  7. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:30:54 PM -


  8. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:31:00 PM -


  9. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:30:41 PM -


  10. Snail bullhead
    4/4/2021 11:30:55 PM -



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Gainesville Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Gainesville, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Redbreast Sunfish

  2. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 29.9% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 1167 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Gainesville Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE REDBREAST SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Bluegill

  4. Bluegill

    There is a 21.5% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 839 Bluegill counted.

    Gainesville Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  5. Spotted Sunfish

  6. Spotted Sunfish

    There is a 19.65% catch rate for Spotted Sunfish, based on 767 Spotted Sunfish counted.

    Gainesville Spotted Sunfish Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE SPOTTED SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Redear Sunfish

  8. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 11.48% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 448 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Gainesville Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Largemouth Bass

  10. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 6.43% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 251 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Gainesville Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Warmouth

  12. Warmouth

    There is a 6.23% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 243 Warmouth counted.

    Gainesville Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE WARMOUTH COUNTS CHART


  13. Bowfin

  14. Bowfin

    There is a 0.61% catch rate for Bowfin, based on 24 Bowfin counted.

    Gainesville Bowfin Counts Chart
    Bowfin

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE BOWFIN COUNTS CHART


  15. Black Crappie

  16. Black Crappie

    There is a 0.59% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 23 Black Crappie counted.

    Gainesville Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE BLACK CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  17. Alligator Gar

  18. Alligator Gar

    There is a 0.54% catch rate for Alligator Gar, based on 21 Alligator Gar counted.

    Gainesville Alligator Gar Counts Chart
    Alligator

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE ALLIGATOR GAR COUNTS CHART


  19. Bluespotted Sunfish

  20. Bluespotted Sunfish

    There is a 0.44% catch rate for Bluespotted Sunfish, based on 17 Bluespotted Sunfish counted.

    Gainesville Bluespotted Sunfish Counts Chart
    Bluespotted

    ENLARGE GAINESVILLE BLUESPOTTED SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 26 species of fish and 3903 fish counted for December around Gainesville.

To date, there are 53 species of fish and a total of 1821568 fish counted for Gainesville and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/4/1915 (107 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 7:30:39 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Gainesville Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Gainesville Fishing Reports

  • Lake Title on the Line
    12/2/2022 4:08:04 PM - A few weeks of seemingly sub-par fishing finally started to improve noticeably around the Thanksgiving holiday. Heading up several good inshore gulf reports were Charlie McCa


  • Storm Alters Florida Coastline
    11/19/2022 7:30:57 AM - Convinced we are hardened to big storms longtime Floridians are sometimes prone to underestimate them.  Sure when a Cat. 3 or 4 is bearing down we all get scared —– but a Cat


  • Cool Snap Produces Little Change
    10/28/2022 5:54:33 AM - At the season’s first really cool snap anglers usually expect their favorite fish to become more active.  Strangely last week’s chilly spell didn’t really bring a significant


  • Fall Brings Great Gulf Action
    10/14/2022 7:19:24 PM - Last week we reported our expectation that Hurricane Ian would (as named storms have in the past) produce some wild unusual saltwater catches. Although no wild tales have com


  • Storm Fails to Produce Fishing Anomaly
    10/8/2022 8:57:50 AM - We’ve heard the stories for years…unusual fishy happenings on our coasts following the passing of a named storm. Even if the storm’s effects locally are limited to tidal extr


  • Anglers Hope Big Rains Miss
    9/25/2022 8:29:17 AM - Keeping an eye on our first hurricane threat in a while anglers can’t help wondering what things might look like if the storm that will be named Hermine does pass close to us


  • Fishing to Improve With Cooler Nights
    9/10/2022 8:09:43 AM - We’re halfway through the 2022 Hurricane Season and not a single named storm has threatened Florida.  Often desperate anglers find themselves wishing for a slow-moving weathe


  • Strong Dog Days Action Continues
    8/27/2022 11:09:21 AM - All-around fishing this August has outshined the fish-catching we’ve come to expect during most Dog Days periods. Still it would be unreasonable to expect no dropoff at all i


  • Bonus Opportunities Bolster Dog Days Fishing
    8/13/2022 7:44:43 PM - The coming of Dog Days never seems to be a dependable friend of anglers. We’re hearing some very good tales of fish catching but there are at least as many stories from the o


  • Fish and Shrimp All Around
    7/29/2022 7:56:27 PM - Bo and Mason Wilson enjoyed a great morning of fishing at Cedar Key Saturday. Casting soft plastic artificial lures the pair started the day by tying into several sizable tri


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Top Gainesville Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Gary's Tackle Box
    We have the best fresh and salt water tackle around for any species that you may want to "tackle" , along with the best informative fishing adivce in North Central Florida. From Panfish to Grouper, we have you covered!

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