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Lake Information for Lake George


Tuesday
89F / 74F
Wind E
@ 4 mph
slight chance - thunderstorms
Wednesday
97F / 74F
Wind SSE
@ 1 mph
chance - thunderstorms
Thursday
97F / 74F
Wind WSW
@ 7 mph
chance - thunderstorms
Friday
94F / 74F
Wind WSW
@ 5 mph
chance - thunderstorms
Saturday
94F / 73F
Wind WSW
@ 6 mph
chance - thunderstorms
Map: 
Description: 

Lake George (also known as Lake Welaka) is a 46,000-acre natural impoundment of the St. Johns River with extensive vegetation that provides an excellent habitat for fish. There are jetties located on the south end of the lake where the St. Johns River enters the lake. Most of the lake is less than 10 feet deep but a natural channel provides navigation for boats as large as oil barges.

Fishing Tips, Tactics, How-To info: 

Largemouth bass anglers may find success using live shiners and artificial baits fished near the outer edge of available eelgrass beds and pilings. Live shad fished near the jetties when the river is flowing should produce catches of largemouth bass and stripers. During later months, cooler waters should bring success to black crappie (speckled perch) anglers fishing the sunken barge at the center bombing target and Willow Cove on the east shore. Striped bass become more active around Nine-mile Point, the jetties, and the bombing targets as fall progresses and waters cool.

Fish: 
Crappie
Fish: 
Largemouth Bass
Fish: 
Striped Bass
Optional Information
Surface area: 
46000.00
Name: 
Lake George
Lake type: 
lake
State: 
Florida

Businesses Located Nearby

Boat Rental

    Moon Lighting Boat Rentals Incorporated
  • 1771 Hontoon Rd - de Land, FL
  • (386) 734-6776

Vacation Rental

    Nautilus Inn
  • 1515 S Atlantic Ave - Daytona Beach, FL
  • (386) 254-8600

Bar and Restaurant

    Country Bo's Restaurnt
  • 1977 Hwy 17 South - Pomona Park, FL
  • (386) 649-8443

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