Fish Inverness

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Fish Inverness

The locals have known Inverness as a bass fishing hotspot for years. In recent years, the City and Apopka Marine have partnered together to present the Inverness Big Bass Classic.

This fishing tournament has a $1,000 an hour payout draws hundreds of anglers to compete and has lured additional bass fishing tournaments here making Lake Henderson a bass fishing hotspot.

Learn more about the Inverness fishing report from a local fishing and boating expert, Joe Bega.

Inverness Fishing Information

Joe Bega
Owner, Apopka Marine

Fresh water fishers will find performance in any condition with a variety of spincasting, baitcasting or trolling rods, reels and combos.

Flipping is a good type of fishing in the heavy vegetation, top water early in the morning and on overcast days.

The shell bars are good places to hit also.  Buck Bray, Bud Andrews, Fred London are some old time names in bass fishing here.

Whether you are a bass fisherman or a speck fisherman Inverness is a great venue for all fresh water fishing. There’s plenty of tournament events here and just plain leisure fishing big bass are plentiful, several boat friendly motels.

Restaurants, bait and tackle boat launches it's all here for the serious fisherman as well as the family fisherman. So come on out fishing is great.

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Inverness Boat Ramps

44 East Boat Ramp

1025 Hwy. 44 East
Inverness, FL 34450

Boat trailer parking is across the street at Wayside Park, where picnic tables and grills provide a scenic setting for a picnic.

Sunrise to sunset, seven days a week.

North Apopka Ave. Boat Ramp

420 N. Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34450

The boat ramp provides access to Little and Big Lake Henderson and the Tsala Apopka Lake chain. It's most suitable for smaller watercraft, including kayaks and canoes. Larger vessels will find the Wayside Park facility to better suit their needs.

Picnic tables and a grill are available at the North Apopka boat ramp, providing a quieter spot for a lunch. There is limited parking for vehicles and boat trailers. The ramp is within walking distance of Liberty Park, Wallace Brooks Park and numerous shops and restaurants downtown.

Sunrise to sunset, seven days a week.

Map of Tsala Apopka Lakes available for sale