Polk County is known as Central Florida’s Lakes Country. Those who like to fish, boat and canoe have access to more than 550 freshwater lakes and numerous rivers and streams throughout Polk County. Large-mouth bass, speckled perch, catfish, shellcrackers and bream abound. Central Florida’s aquatic recreation ranges from bamboo pole fishing to airboating.

Click here to watch a fishing trip video pro angler Monte Goodman.