So you are thinking about fishing in Kissimmee. Kissimmee has some of the best fresh water fishing and outdoor adventures in Florida. If you have ever thought or dreamed about fishing in Kissimmee, here are few things to consider that will help your trip of a lifetime come true.
The Kissimmee area has a large number of lakes and is world renowned for its largemouth bass fishing. Kissimmee also is home to the upper Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, which is comprised of East Lake Tohopekaliga, West Lake Toho, Cypress Lake, Lake Hatchineha, and the largest lake in the chain, Lake Kissimmee. These lakes have approximately 80,000 acres of fishable waters and contain a large population of black bass and some of the largest bass found in the world. Many of the bass in the Kissimmee area top 10 pounds and have been recorded in the 17 lb + range - Giant Large Mouth live here! For more information on the Kissimmee area lakes, click here.
An interesting note is that West Lake Toho, which is in historic downtown Kissimmee and approximately 12 miles from the gates of the Walt Disney World Resort, holds the record for best single day tournament catch of 5 bass. These 5 bass weighed 45 lbs. 2 oz., an average of more than 9 lbs. each.