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Is there any bass fishing available in the river below lake Rosseau? And how far up the river is it before it becomes predominately fresh water?

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  • Capt.EdCapt.Ed Posts: 368 Deckhand
    The river is fresh water all the way down to about Pats Elbow ( About a mile west of the Yankeetown Marina). I have caught bass all over that river all the way down past the Marina. I am not a bass fisherman but they are there.
    It will be a sad day when the last little mom and pop marina is gone to developers and only the rich will be able to enjoy the waters of Florida.
  • capt louiecapt louie citrus countyPosts: 10,162 Moderator
    If you launch at Rousseau dam there isn't much river before you hit the barge canal. There are bass and some snook but not a lot .
    From the spillway down (hiway 40 side) there is a LOT of river to fish but I haven't seen many bass above the 19 bridge.
    Launch from the dam or Peaceful acres and fish Rousseau. It took 16lbs to win on the lake yesterday.
    "You'll get your weather"
  • AirGatorAirGator Posts: 128 Officer
    Any shellcrackas or redbellies around or up from Capt. Ed's?
  • AirGatorAirGator Posts: 128 Officer
    Any shellcrackas or redbellies around of up from Capt. Ed's place?
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