The Best Places to Fish Near Fort Meade, FL

Places to Fish | Ft Meade, FL

There aren’t many ways better to unwind after a long week than to grab your rod and tackle box and head out to the lake. If you live in Fort Meade and drive a Chevy truck, you’ve got just about everything you need — namely, plenty of great places to fish nearby and a stylish and rugged pickup to get you there.

Lake Hollingsworth

Just about a 40-minute shot up 98, Lake Hollingsworth is a definite must-do destination if you’re looking for a good catch. This lake isn’t just a great spot for catching bass and bluegill — it’s also a nice place to take a hike, go for a bike ride, or just enjoy the scenery.

Paynes Creek Historic State Park

Paynes Creek Historic State Park presents a golden opportunity for learning a bit about local history. Here in the present, it’s also a top local spot for fishing with waters stocked to the gills (pun intended) with fish.

Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park

While it’s a bit more of a haul at about an hour’s drive from Fort Meade, Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park is still worth visiting if you have a penchant for fishing. Based on the name, it’s hard to guess what you might stand to catch when you cast your line there. 

If you’ve got plans for some late summer fishing around Fort Meade, don’t let a breakdown get in your way. Schedule your next service at Greenwood Chevrolet.