Lake Tarpon, Florida Fishing

Location and Information: Lake Tarpon is located in Pinellas County, Florida. This body of water covers approximately 2,530 acres of surface area. You will find boating, kayaking and fishing here. The Largemouth Bass fishing here is excellent.

Lake Tarpon Florida Fishing
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There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Bluegill, Black Crappie and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits for Florida

  • Black Bass: 5 daily combined total with other bass
  • Butterfly Peacock Bass: Only one may be over 17 inches
  • White Bass: 20 a day limit only 6 may be 24 inches or more
  • Striped Bass: 20 a day limit only 6 may be 24 inches or more
  • Crappie: 25 a day combined black and white
  • Panfish: 50 a day limit combined
  • General Statewide Bag and Length Limits | FWC (

Lake Tarpon Fishing Videos

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