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Battle of the Lakes is New Trophy Bass Competition

Anglers: Compete in new trophy bass fishing competition, Battle of the Lakes! The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites you to participate in the Battle... — Updated 11/27/2022

 

30th Annual Polk Senior Games Begin February 25

The 2023 edition of the Polk Senior Games are scheduled for February 25 – March 11. The Games offer a two-week series of athletic and recreational Olympic-style events for men... — Updated 11/10/2022

 

Valuable Trophy Bass Still Loose in Lake Walk-in-the-Water

A pink-tagged bass still swimming around in Lake Walk-in-the-Water is worth thousands of dollars to some lucky angler. A second tagged bass is loose at Tenoroc, while others swim... — Updated 9/15/2022

 

William B. Newton, 1944-2022

William B. Newton ("Bill") of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away last Thursday afternoon, September 1, 2022, at the Scottsdale Honor Health Hospital on 92nd street and Shea after a... — Updated 9/9/2022

 

Bob Johnson, 1958-2022

Bob Johnson of Lake Wales was born on 0ctober 21, 1958, to Helen Roe Johnson in Racine Wisconsin. As a child they moved to Ohio, then to Kentucky, where he has nieces and nephews.... — Updated 9/4/2022

 

Patricia "Pat" Schafstall, 1947-2022

Patricia "Pat" Schafstall passed Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK. She was 74. Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many souls on... — Updated 9/4/2022

 
 By News Staff    Ridge Life

Clear Choice Dermatology Celebrates First Anniversary With Plan for the Future

Growing a Lake Wales medical practice of his own has long been the vision of one area physician, an outcome that has come to fruition for Dr. Ray Knisley, a board-certified... — Updated 8/13/2022

 

Joan Frances Nicoletti, 1963-2022

Joan Frances Nicoletti of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at AdventHealth Sebring. She was born October 26, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Gerald... — Updated 8/5/2022

 

Rains Are Producing More Fishing Action

For the best local fishing action head to Lake Walk-in-the-Water, where bank fishermen are catching limits of bluegill and shell crackers from the Indian Lake canals. Lake levels co... — Updated 7/5/2022

 
 By Florida FWC    Sports

Bluegill a Fun Sport Fish

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission want to invite you to just go fish! Here's a great suggestion for that youngster, or even the experienced pro, that will... — Updated 7/1/2022

 

Low Water Presents Fishing Hazards on Lake Hatchineha

For the best local fishing action head to Lake Walk-in-the-Water, where bluegill and shell crackers may be found in lily pads around the lake. Look for the pads shaking, and drop a... — Updated 6/29/2022

 

Low Water Presents Hazards for Fishers, But Catches Being Made

Despite the onset of near-daily rains, the upper Kissimmee chain, including Lake Hatchineha, remains very low. Boaters are urged to use extreme caution to avoid running into... — Updated 6/13/2022

 

Tropical Weather System Left Little to Raise Fishing Hopes

The passing of the season's first tropical system left precious little rain in area gauges, so water levels in area lakes are continuing to suffer, with some still headed lower. Fis... — Updated 6/8/2022

 

Low Water Still Affecting Fishing on Area Lakes

Although the summer rains are starting, they have still been spotty and fishing is in a transitional time with low water levels in some area lakes. On Lake Walk-in-Water, bluegill... — Updated 5/30/2022

 

James Bohannon,

James Bohannon, age 67, passed away May 25, 2022, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 12, 1954, in Bartow, Florida. He was a Surveyor for the Florida Department... — Updated 5/27/2022

 

Fishing Still Active as Rains Begin

The beginning of the wet summer season is upon us, and that means lots of changes in fishing patters. The dry spring has left some lakes very low, which also means that boaters... — Updated 5/24/2022

 

Bluegill Still Hot Targets, Bass Can be Found

On Lake Walk-in-Water, anglers are still catching bluegill on crickets in the pads and grass. Bass are up shallow morning before the heat and wind picks up, and evening if the... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Barney Moore, Inspirational Community Leader, Dead at 61

Well-known Lake Wales community leader Barney Moore passed away early Friday at AdventHealth Lake Wales Medical Center. Moore, 61, inspired many citizens to greater efforts on... — Updated 5/8/2022

 

Bluegills and Shellcrackers are Feasting Now

On Lake Walk-in-Water, bluegill action is heating up for those who are using crickets in the lily pads. Throw a Gambler Big EZ or Houdini lure first thing in the morning for bass.... — Updated 5/4/2022

 

Catfish, Bass and Shell Crackers the Hot Targets Now

On Lake Walk-in-Water, anglers are catching limits of bluegill on crickets in among the lily pads. Bass are pulling back out to the outside edge of vegetation. Throw a watermelon... — Updated 4/25/2022

 

Shell Crackers Drawing Crowds to Lake Kissimmee

On Lake Walk-in-Water, anglers are catching their limit of shell crackers and bluegill in the lily pads on red worms and crickets. Bass are roaming inside, feeding after the spawn... — Updated 4/19/2022

 

After a Bout With Winds, Fishing is Back on the Agenda

Not too many anglers were out last week due to the high winds we have experienced, but now that calmer weather has arrived, the fish and fishers are active again. On Lake... — Updated 4/12/2022

 

Changing Seasons Mean Changes in Fishing Tactics

With warming weather and recent rains, fishing patterns keep changing. Keep checking back for the latest updates. On big Lake Walk-in-the-Water, bluegill and shell cracker are... — Updated 4/4/2022

 

Fishing Has Heated Up, It's Time to Get On The Water!

Fishing is red hot at the moment, so don't miss this opportunity to get a hold of a bucket-mouth or a stringer of shellcrackers! On Lake Walk-in-the-Water, anglers are catching a... — Updated 3/28/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Sports

Walk-in-the-Water Stocked With Prize-Winning Tagged Bass

Lake Walk-in-the-Water has been revealed to contain a tagged bass, one of several Florida lakes to have received a trophy bass bearing a special pink tag. The tag and documentation... — Updated 3/16/2022

 

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