NOTICE: We apologize, due to venue constraints we are not accepting new members and guests at this time. Monthly meetings will be open to current FFC members only. We do encourage residents who are interested in joining our club to get on our waiting list. Just send your name and phone number to When space becomes available we will contact you in order received.

THE VILLAGES FRESHWATER FISHING CLUB (FFC) – The Club meets the second Tuesday of every month (except June, July and August) at Lake Miona Recreation Center. Sign-ups for trips, are accepted beginning at 6:30 PM, with the meeting starting at 7:00 PM. Usually, there is a program consisting of a guest speaker who is knowledgeable about local fishing opportunities and techniques. The meetings last about an hour. Club membership consists of over 300 Villages residents, whose fishing experience varies from the beginner to those whose knowledge is based on a lifetime of experience.


  • FL Bass Tournaments
  • May 23rd, 2019 – May Fishing Trip 7:30 AM TO 12:30 PM
    COST: $45.00 per angler (no charge for boat owners) 4 person pontoons or 2 person john boats
    EQUIPMENT: Tackle is the responsibility of the angler. Bait is available at Pana Vista Lodge
    TRANSPORTATION: Car pools will be set up by the club.
    REFUNDS: All fees are due at sign-up and are non refundable.
    CANCELLATION OR RESCHEDULE: If inclement weather threatens we will notify you within 24 hours.
    SIGN-UP DEADLINE: Friday, May 17, 2019
    CONTACTS: Steve Felix 352-753-5211 cell: 608-780-0598 email:
    Tom Spade 352-638-2948
  • June 11th, 2019 – 9:00am to 11:00am, Camp Villages Annual Fishing Derby. This two hour event teaches kids the basics of fishing including fish identification, knot tying, and casting. Starting at the April meeting we will be asking for volunteers to help out at this years event.
  • June – July- August No meetings – No clinics

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  2. Whitby Briscoe says:

    Is there going to be a fall fish fry? If so when.

  3. Stone – used to fish with a member named stone. He had a boat and I used to get out with him occasionally. Is he still in the villages, still a freshwater club member. Anyone kow how to get in touch with him. thanks let me know at

  4. Used to fish with Mr Stone — met him at a Freshwater Fishing club meeting. We fished occasionally —- are there still members who take Buddies out fishing. Id sure like to get into some CRAPPIE ACTION. contact me at

  5. Rip Strautman says:

    The form for the upcoming Villages fishing tournament on the club’s website needs adjustment. You can not print the form using the common PDF format because the image flows beyond the page.

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