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Mastering Bass Spawning Season: Your Guide to Crescent Lake Adventure

Crescent Fish Camp guest with Largemouth Bass

As spring breathes new life into the waterways, bass anglers eagerly await the excitement of spawning season on Crescent Lake in Crescent City, Florida. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the wonders of this natural phenomenon and reveal why Crescent Fish Camp stands as your ultimate gateway to an unforgettable bass fishing experience.
Crescent Fish Camp: Your Bass Fishing Haven: Nestled along the shores of Crescent Lake, Crescent Fish Camp emerges as the prime destination for anglers seeking the thrill of bass fishing during spawning season. Boasting a myriad of accommodation options – from full-hookup RV sites to waterfront cottages – the camp caters to every adventurer’s preference.
Unveiling the Bass Spawning Spectacle: Crescent Lake’s pristine waters come alive during the bass spawning season. Witness the intricate dance of largemouth bass as they prepare their nests, creating an angler’s paradise. Stay at Crescent Fish Camp to maximize your experience, where the convergence of nature and comfort creates an unmatched fishing retreat.
Crescent Fish Camp Amenities for Anglers:
Live Bait & Tackle Store: Gear up at our on-site store with a wide selection of live bait, premium tackle, and expert advice to enhance your fishing arsenal.
Boat Ramp & Marina: Enjoy seamless access to Crescent Lake with our convenient boat ramp and marina facilities, ensuring you’re always ready for a day on the water.
Fishing Pier: Revel in the tranquility of our fishing pier, offering stunning views and a perfect spot to cast your line into the heart of bass activity.
Accommodations to Suit Your Style: Whether you prefer the rustic charm of tent camping, the convenience of an RV site, or the comfort of a fully-equipped cottage, Crescent Fish Camp provides diverse lodging options for every angler.
Optimizing Your Bass Fishing Expedition:
Best Baits and Tackle: During spawning season, bass exhibit specific behaviors. Choose soft plastic baits and lightweight tackle to entice bites without disturbing their nesting sites.
Timing Is Key: Early mornings and late afternoons are prime times for bass fishing. Plan your excursions accordingly to maximize your chances of landing trophy-sized bass.
Perfect Weather for Bass Fishing: Central Florida’s mild spring weather enhances the bass fishing experience on Crescent Lake. With comfortable temperatures and clear skies, you’re guaranteed a delightful adventure.
Embark on an unparalleled bass fishing journey during spawning season at Crescent Lake, and let Crescent Fish Camp be your home away from home. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a first-time fisher, the combination of natural beauty and top-notch amenities ensures an extraordinary fishing escape. Book your stay at Crescent Fish Camp and make this bass spawning season an unforgettable chapter in your angling chronicles.

Your Guide to Year-Round Fishing at Crescent Lake, Florida

Your Guide to Year-Round Fishing at Crescent Lake, Florida
Central Florida’s Crescent Lake boasts a wealth of fishing opportunities throughout the year. Whether you’re an angler seeking bass, crappie, or panfish, Crescent Lake in Crescent City, Florida, promises a rewarding fishing experience.
Fishing Seasons on Crescent Lake
Spring
In the spring, Crescent Lake teems with activity as bass emerge for spawning season. Anglers commonly find success with spinnerbaits, plastic worms, and crankbaits. Crappie fishing remains popular, especially near the submerged structures.
Summer
As temperatures rise, early mornings and late evenings are prime for bass fishing. Topwater lures and soft plastics often yield fantastic results during these periods. The abundant vegetation offers great spots for panfish, with bluegill and shellcracker being popular catches.
Fall
The fall season sees bass feeding voraciously, preparing for winter. Anglers often opt for swimbaits, jerkbaits, or live bait to entice these active fish. Crappie fishing picks up in the shallows as temperatures begin to cool.
Winter
During winter, anglers target deeper waters for bass using jigs, spoons, or live bait. Crappie can be found in slightly deeper areas around underwater structures. Panfish activity tends to slow down but can still be caught in deeper spots.
Why Stay at Crescent Fish Camp?
Crescent Fish Camp offers the ideal haven for anglers seeking a comfortable retreat during their fishing expeditions. With various accommodation options including cabins, RV sites, and waterfront rentals, guests can relax in cozy settings after a day on the lake.
Amenities at Crescent Fish Camp:
Boat Ramp: Convenient access for launching boats.
Marina with Boat Slips: Safe docking for boats.
Live Bait and Tackle Shop: Stocked with essentials for a successful fishing trip.
Boat Fuel: Accessible on-site for refueling.
Crescent Fish Camp provides everything an angler needs for a memorable fishing experience on Crescent Lake.
Plan your next fishing adventure at Crescent Fish Camp and reel in unforgettable moments amidst the serene beauty of Crescent Lake. Interested in a private fishing charter experience on Crescent Lake? Reach out to fishing@crescentfishcamp.com to be set up with a local guide!
For bookings and inquiries, visit Crescent Fish Camp.

No Tee Times. Walk-Ins Only.

Standard Golf Rates*

Weekdays

Weekends

*Specials Available For Seniors, Veterans and First Responders. Tax included.

Membership Options**

Golf and Pool

Golf Only

**Bonuses Available For Referring New Members.

Staying awhile in our RV Park? Add an Unlimited Golf Package to your reservation for $150/month!

*Tax included. Monthly Memberships require a 12-month commitment. Dues are paid monthly. Up to 5 individuals living in the same household are included in Family memberships.

Membership Options**

Golf and Pool

Pool Only

*Tax included. Monthly Memberships require a 12-month commitment. Dues are paid monthly. Up to 5 individuals living in the same household are included in Family memberships.
**During winter months (November - March) all pool members may use the pool at no extra charge, if available.

green river DELAYED HARVEST STOCKING DATES

Fishing Boats

Includes rental, paddle, life jacket, and shuttle ride.

Catchers

Includes rental, paddle, life jacket, and shuttle ride.

Bellyaks

Includes rental, helmet, gloves, , paddle, life jacket, and shuttle ride.

Half Day Rental: $50

Tubing Season

Safety Requirements

Scheduled Tubing Closures

May

September

June

July

August

Mini Cat Rental

(Includes rental, life jacket, Paddle, and Shuttle Ride. Limited supply.)

1.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 1 HOUR): $25

Our shortest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the Wilderness Cove Beach.

4.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 3 HOURS): $25

Our most popular float begins at Wilderness Cove Beach and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access – or as we affectionately call it, Fish Bottom).

6 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 4 HOURS): $30

Our longest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access – or as we affectionally call it, Fish Bottom).

Tube Tracker Rental

(INCLUDES RENTAL, LIFE JACKET, PADDLE, AND SHUTTLE RIDE. LIMITED SUPPLY.)

1.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 1 HOUR): $25

Our shortest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the Wilderness Cove Beach.

4.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 3 HOURS): $25

Our most popular float begins at Wilderness Cove Beach and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access – or as we affectionately call it, Fish Bottom).

6 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 4 HOURS): $30

Our longest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access – or as we affectionally call it, Fish Bottom).

Daily Schedule & Reservations

Our tubing schedule is updated daily on our Facebook page, based on releases from the Tuxedo Hydro Station upriver. We run 6 days per week during the season. Check our schedule before heading our way to stay informed. For 1 hour floats, tubing runs from 11:30am-6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 3:00pm. For 3 hour floats, tubing runs from 12:30pm-6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 3:00pm. For 4 hour floats, tubing runs from 11:30am to 6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 2:00pm. Please note that these times are subject to change without notice as the flow of the Green River is out of our control. Reservations are not required, but are recommended for premium options like Catchers, Fishing Boats and Bellyaks. Weekends and holidays are busiest, so arrive early. Join us for an unforgettable tubing adventure – reserve your spot today!

ONLINE WAIVER​

Maximize your time on the water by completing your waiver ahead of time. Be sure to check-in and pay at the camp store when you arrive.

Tubing Season

Safety Requirements

Scheduled Tubing Closures

May

September

June

July

August

Daily Schedule & Reservations

Our tubing schedule is updated daily on our Facebook page, based on releases from the Tuxedo Hydro Station upriver. We run 6 days per week during the season. Check our schedule before heading our way to stay informed. For 1 hour floats, tubing runs from 11:30am-6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 3:00pm. For 3 hour floats, tubing runs from 12:30pm-6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 3:00pm. For 4 hour floats, tubing runs from 11:30am to 6:00pm, and tubers must be in the water to start their float by 2:00pm. Please note that these times are subject to change without notice as the flow of the Green River is out of our control. Reservations are not required, but are recommended for premium options like Catchers, Fishing Boats and Bellyaks. Weekends and holidays are busiest, so arrive early. Join us for an unforgettable tubing adventure – reserve your spot today!

Tube Rentals (Includes tube rental, shuttle, and life jacket)

1.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 1 HOUR): $15

Our shortest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the Wilderness Cove Beach.

4.5 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 3 HOURS): $15

Our most popular float begins at Wilderness Cove Beach and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access - or as we affectionately call it, Fish Bottom).

6 MILE FLOAT (APPROX 4 HOURS): $20

Our longest float starts at the top put-in (Fishtop access) and finishes at the final takeout (Big Rock access - or as we affectionately call it, Fish Bottom).

Online Waiver

Maximize your time on the water by completing your waiver ahead of time. Be sure to check-in and pay at the camp store when you arrive.

Have your own tube or kayak? No problem! Shuttle services are offered for $15 per person.