There are a number of beautiful spots less than an hour away from the downtown area that are great for fishing in Orlando. Lake Toho and the famous Kissimmee chain of lakes are one of the best locations for fishing in Orlando. Lake Toho is so popular, in fact, that it hosts the Bassmaster Elite Series on its waters every year. Every lake in this chain, which includes Lake Cypress, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Hatchienha, and East and West Lake Tohopekaliga has some of the best bass and crappies fishing in the world. You can also check out some of the other local wildlife, such as alligators, and a number of species of birds, as you wait for your catch.
Although some of the lakes may rise and fall in water levels, there are so many lakes to choose from in the Orlando area that you can always find the perfect bite. Lake Toho and the chain of lakes are just a half-an-hour drive from downtown Orlando and is one of the most beautifully natural landscapes in the Orlando area. The best way to enjoy fishing in Orlando is to book a day tour with an experienced guide as they can give you valuable tips about where to cast and it makes getting to and from your hotel hassle free as most tours include pick up and drop off services. The best time to fish in Orlando is between November and March when spawning has begun.