Water Sports

Florida Lakes | Best Lakes in Florida for Fishing by Bass Online

Florida Rivers Shown on the Map: Apalachicola River, Caloosahatchee River, Chipola River, Escambia River, Hillsboro Canal, Kissimmee River, Miami Canal, Ochlockonee River, Peace River, Santa Fe River, St. Johns River, St. Marys River, Suwannee River, and Withlacoochee River.

Florida Lakes Shown on this page: Dead Lake, Lake Apopka, Lake George, Lake Harney, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee, and Lake Seminole. Get more info on each lake around Central Florida by clicking links. Lake size, shoreline details, water clarity, water depth, skiable or not, ski slalom courses, etc.

For convenience, all lakes in Florida (most all lake in Florida are listed) should it not be included in this category, please let us know and we will get it added. This includes all lakes (other than reservoirs) that can also be found in the subcategories. This include cities like Miami, Orlando, Daytona Beach, and others.

What are the Best Lakes in Florida?

30 Best Lakes in Florida are made above with a red star. This is based off of fishing and catching stats, not real estate values or popularity. These are not in order of greatness. Airport Lakes, Apalachicola River, Butler Chain, Conway Chain, Everglades, Stick Marsh/Farm 13, Harris Chain of Lakes, Lake Ida, Lake Istokpoga, Johns Lake, Lake June, Kenansville, Kingsley Lake, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Monroe, Lake Okeechobee, Orange Lake, Lake Panasoffkee, Lake Placid, Rodman Reservoir, St Johns River, Lake Talquin, Lake Tarpon, Lake Tohopekaliga, Winter haven Chain of Lakes and more.

Florida Lakes Maps

If you click on any of the above lakes it will take you to a detailed lakes page with fishing maps for all Florida lakes.


The water has always been a favorite place for outdoor recreation. Paddling a canoe along a rambling creek, jumping the wake behind a fast boat, or snorkeling among coral reefs, are just a few of the many ways you can have fun in the water. The one thing that these and every other form of water recreation have in common is that they can all be made more enjoyable with our water sports equipment. We have all types of inflatables from balls to boats, every kind of towable equipment from tubes to water skis, canoes and kayaks and the carriers and racks to get them to the water, snorkeling gear, pools, waterproof action cameras to record your aquatic adventures.