Lake McMeekin

Located in the Cross Florida region, spring-fed Lake McMeekin (also called McMeekin Lake) is actually two lakes- Big Lake McMeekin at 200 acres and Little Lake McMeekin at 50 acres. Joined by a canal, these private lakes offer numerous recreational…

Lake Kerr

Crystal clear, Lake Kerr is one of Florida’s sinkhole lakes, formed over time by the erosion of limestone. It is immediately west of the freshwater springs of Salt Springs in the north-central area of the state, sprawling a breathtaking 2,830…

Little Orange Lake

North central Florida is blessed with a number of pristine lakes. Within a ten-mile radius of the city of Hawthorne, there are approximately 380 bodies of water. One such sparkling body of water is Little Orange Lake, a 576-acre lake…

Lake Como FL

Truly stunning to look at, Lake Como is a dazzling body of water in Putnam County Florida. It is considered oligotrohpic, meaning that it is unusually clear and blue in color – supporting very few plant and fish species. Lake…

Cowpen Lake

Afternoon fishing on cowpen lake

Many pockets and sinkholes dot the landscape of central Florida. Cowpen Lake is one of the scores of small lakes and marshes of Florida’s natural treasures. The lake is in the Cross Florida Region, represented largely by the Marjorie Harris…

Gillis Pond

Putnam County Florida, known for it natural beauty and outdoor adventure, has a quiet little getaway called Gillis Pond. As word has spread, more visitors are enjoying this secluded piece of paradise that locals have known about for years. With…

Lake Rousseau

osprey family

He guides his boat carefully over the submerged cypress stumps; it’s just barely light and he doesn’t want to risk hitting anything. The sunken timber is a challenge for boats, but fantastic for fish. It’s the fish that brought him…

Bream Lake

Sunset Pinks

Bream Lake is a 164-acre private lake in Putnam County near the border of Alachua County. The natural spring-fed lake has a sandy bottom and clean water. Named for the abundant bream panfish that occupy its waters, the lake is…

Island Lake

Island Lake is a 130-acre spring fed lake in Marion County, Florida. This private lake has no public access, making it a perfect winter or summer retreat for those who prefer a quiet and peaceful setting with limited competition for…

Star Lake-Putnam County

Star Lake is a 234-acre spring-fed lake in the rural southwest corner of Putnam County, Florida. The spring is stable, so Star Lake has not been affected by recent droughts. It is a private lake with significant shoreline residential development…

Lake Weir

Ducks on Lake Weir

Sprawling live oaks dripping with Spanish moss next to beautiful white sand beaches combine with exceptional fishing to make Lake Weir an enchanting Marion County, Florida destination. Its proximity to the Ocala National Forest and all the attraction of Disney…

Lake George FL

Shore View of Lake George

Lake George is the second largest lake in Florida, second only to Lake Okeechobee. Lake George is also the largest lake on the St. Johns River, about 12 miles long, 6 miles wide, and covering about 46,000 acres. The St.…

Crescent Lake FL

Crescent Lake 2010

Crescent Lake, straddling Putnam and Flagler Counties in northeastern Florida, lazes out over an imposing 15,960 acres. Known for its clean water and beautiful scenery, the lake hosts many visitors every year, each looking a slice of Crescent Lake tranquility.…