Flagler & Putnam Counties
This 15,960-acre lake is a tributary of the St. Johns River. Public access to Crescent Lake can be obtained on the west shore off of Highway 17 in Crescent City. Private access can be obtained from Lake Crescent Resort (386-698-2485). For additional listings of fish camps or more information, please call our Regional Office at 352-732-1225.
During this quarter, bream fishing begins to wind down as their spawning season comes to a close. Largemouth bass anglers should fish very early mornings and very late evenings to avoid the heat. Deeper docks and pilings should will probably be the easiest to target. Live shiners and artificial baits should both be effective.
TrophyCatch is FWC's citizen-science program that rewards anglers for documenting and releasing trophy bass 8 pounds or larger. The following TrophyCatch bass have been submitted from Lake Crescent:
Lunker Club (8 – 9.9 pounds): 25
Trophy Club (10 - 12.9 pounds): 4