Incredible Reel: Incredible Fishing Spots in Orlando
Relax and marvel at some of Orlando’s best fishing spots, including JW Marriott Orlando and The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes (pictured).
Orlando is home to an abundance of natural beauty and eco-adventures – including plenty of pristine fishing lakes and rivers where you can recharge and catch fish. You don’t even need to pack any gear, because fishing rods, tackle boxes, bait and more are included or available for rent at many of our top fishing locations. (It’s no wonder we host ICAST – the world’s largest sport fishing trade show – and countless anglers annually.) Whether you’re a beginner or an avid sportsman, Orlando has everything you need for a relaxing day on the water. Try it once and you will be hooked!
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please note: For updated information about Florida fishing licenses and regulations, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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Caribe Royal Orlando
You don’t have to go far to make it big in Orlando. As an overnight guest at Caribe Royale Orlando, you don’t even need to leave the hotel. Just head to the fitness center downstairs, where you can borrow fishing gear for free. Spend the morning fishing and releasing at Boca Pier, then indulge in the pool, rum bar and other exciting amenities at the AAA Four Diamond Resort.
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The Grove Resort Orlando
Just around the bend of the river from Walt Disney World®, The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando features plenty of outdoor fun on beautiful Lake Austin. Take a one-hour catch-and-release charter tour, where you can catch bass, bluegill, sunfish, and catfish, or rent fishing poles for a little relaxation on the pier. The Grove also offers guided float tours, kayaking, and swan paddle boats for more fun on the water.
JW Marriott Orlando and The Ritz-Carlton Orlando at Grande Lakes
Abundant outdoor adventures await at JW Marriott Orlando and The Ritz-Carlton Orlando in the Grand Lakes area, including fishing, falconry, mountain biking, kayaking and much more. The 500-acre condominium property has 11 lakes and ponds, where you can fish by boat or on the beach. Both options include a professional fishing guide, fishing gear and bait, as well as transportation to various hotspots around the resort. You can also reach a higher level with fly casting lessons from the resort’s Fly Fishing Director, a certified casting instructor from Fly Fishers International.
There’s more than one way to immerse yourself at Revolution Adventures, a 230-acre off-road adventure park where you can drive an ATV, play a competitive game of archery, and go fishing on a privately owned lake. These four-hour guided catch-and-release trips include a fishing license, rods, reels and bait, plus a knowledgeable fishing guide to help you get to the best spots.
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Rosen Shingle Creek
Indulge in seasonal dock fishing at Rosen Shingle Creek, named after nearby Shingle Creek and the headwaters of the Florida Everglades. Paying tribute to the area’s natural surroundings and history, the resort features an 18-hole championship golf course, nature trails, fishing by reservation and award-winning restaurants like A Land Remembered, based on the Patrick D. Smith novel of the same name. .
Walt Disney World® fishing
If you prefer to bring your own fishing gear, you can also stay at one of Orlando’s many state parks, trails, and protected areas. Just be sure to check the latest licensing requirements and seasonal hunting restrictions before heading out.
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Highlights include the Shingle Creek Trail in our main attractions, John’s Lake Conservation Area in Winter Garden, Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake near Universal Orlando Resort, Lake Ivanhoe in the Main Street area of Ivanhoe Village (near downtown Orlando), and many more.
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Some hotels, such as Mission Inn Resort & Club, offer boat and equipment rentals for use in public areas, if you prefer to explore our beautiful lakes without a guide. Whatever way you choose to relax, you are sure to get… Reel y good time.