Lake Talquin, Fla (2017 Update)
Lake Talquin is a reservoir located on the Ochlockonee River between Leon County and Gadsden County in north Florida. The lake, located about 10 miles (15 km) west of Tallahassee, is south of Interstate 10 and bordered by State Road 20 on the east and State Road 267 on the west.
The lake was created by the construction of the Talquin Dam, and used for the generation of hydroelectric power. The name Talquin is a contraction of the names of the two cities the lake lies between, Tallahassee and Quincy.
Lake Talquin has largemouth and striped bass, crappie, bream, shellcrackers, speckled perch, striped pickerel(commonly called "jack"), gar, catfish, and bowfin.
Fishing Chip Data
In addition to other types of structure and accurate ramp locations, there are:
Total Waypoints: 286
- 35 Humps
- 67 Stump Fields
- 9 Dominant Points
- 32 Dropsoffs (Ledges)
- 87 Debris Fields (Laydowns. Logs, Logjams)
- 4 Rockbeds & Rock Piles
- 14 Hole
- 7 Timber Zones