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Boating and Fishing in Polk County

Whether you are a keen fisherman or enjoy a day out among nature and lakes, ecological parks or renting a boat, canoe or kayak, you will be able access these among the more than 550 lakes in central Florida. Call the individual camps or parks to check on opening days/times and charges. A fishing license may be required.

Lake Juliana Boating and Lodge - Fishing, Hiking/Nature Trails, Water Recreation
600 Lundy Rd. Auburndale, 33823; 863-984-1144
2100 acres of freshwater fishing. Located one mile from I-4 within a half-hour to most major Florida attractions. Directions: I-4, Exit 44 (S.R. 559). South for one mile and turn right on Lundy Rd. Located at end of Lundy Rd.

Bannon Fish Camp on Lake Marion – Fishing & Pontoon Rental
7970 Bannon Fish Camp Rd. Haines City, 33844; 863-422-1223
Enjoy fishing and pontoon rental. A restaurant is on-site. Fishing bait is available and a boat ramp for launching onto Lake Marion. Directions: U.S. 27 to S.R. 544 E., turn left (north) on W. Lake Marion (approx. 6 miles), turn right (east) on first dirt road, Bannon Fish Camp Rd.

Oak Harbor Lodging and RV Park - Bicycle Trails, Fishing, Hiking/Nature Trails, Wildlife, Guided Tours
100 Oak Harbor, Haines City, 33844; 863-956-1341
1,000-acre lake with boating, birding, fishing, swimming and seaplanes. Also horseshoes, shuffleboard, hiking and biking. Relaxed and quiet, old Florida atmosphere. Directions: From US 27 South at Haines City, turn right (West) onto CR 17, also called Old Polk City Rd beside the Walgreens Store, follow for 3 mi. and turn left onto Lake Lowery Rd, follow 4 miles Park on left.

Camp Mack River Resort – Fishing / Boat Rentals
Lake Wales, 33898, 863-696-1108
Always good fishing. From guide service to boat rentals, they are here to make your next fishing or camping experience memorable. Directions: Hwy. 60 E. from Lake Wales. North on Boy Scout Camp Rd., right on Camp Mack Rd. to end.

Grape Hammock Fish Camp - Boat Tours, Fishing, Guided Airboat Tours
1400 Grape Hammock Rd. Lake Wales, 33898; 863-692-1500
Fish Camp located along the Kissimmee River. Rent boats and airboat tours.
Directions: 26 miles east of Lake Wales on Hwy. 60 then north on Grape Hammock Rd.

Jennings Resort - Bait, boats, canoes, cottages, motors, pool, steel piers, license and permit services & tackle store.
4325 Jennings Fish Camp Rd. Lake Wales, FL 33898; 863-439-3811; Directions: Hwy. 27 to Dundee, east on S.R. 542. Make a left on S.R. 17 at light, right on C.R. 542 and a right on Watkins to entrance.

Lake Pierce Eco Resort -Bicycle Trails, Hiking/Nature Trails
3500 Canal Rd., Lake Wales, 33898; 863-439-2023
An ecological park in Lake Wales. The resort is surrounded by beautiful trees giving plenty of shade & privacy to the cottages & RV sites. Also, wooded acres for nature walks. Fish from the 200 ft. dock. Directions: I-4 to 27. South to 540. East into Lake Wales, FL.

Canoes and Kayaks – Hiking & Nature Trails – Canoes / Kayaks
1152 N. Combee Rd. Lakeland, 33801; 863-665-8514
Small business with personal service in the canoe & kayak business. Featuring; Chief Canoes, Pelican Kayaks, canoes, paddle boats; Future Beach kayaks, paddle boats, various other boats. Allow 3+ hours Directions: I-4 Exit 38 South 1 mile to Combee Rd. South 3 1/2 miles. On Left 1/2 mile North of US 92

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