Ortega River Fishing near Jacksonville, Florida

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Details for Ortega River

Species Caught Here:
Redear Sunfish
Blue Catfish
Redbreast Sunfish
Largemouth Bass

Access: Private Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 30.285795 -81.702873

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Description for Ortega River, Duval County, Florida

Ortega River is a stream located just 4.3 miles from Jacksonville, in Duval County, in the state of Florida, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including bowfin, bullhead, redear sunfish, blue catfish, redbreast sunfish, bream, bluegill, largemouth bass, gar, drum and catfish here. Whether you’re baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Ortega River. Alternate names for this stream include McGirts Creek. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Florida Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.