Florida has long been known as a place to catch world-class bass. In 2001, Kissimmee’s Lake Tohopekaliga, or Lake Toho as it is commonly called, found its way into the record books when Dean Rojas caught a Bassmasters tournament-record five-fish limit totaling 45 pounds, 2 ounces in one day.
Big money events, such as the 2006 Bassmaster Classic in Orlando, have solidified Florida’s reputation as an international bass destination. …