Ortega River Fishing near Jacksonville, Florida

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Details for Ortega River

Species Caught Here: None
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 largemouth bass, blue catfish, drum, bowfin, gar, bullhead, bream, bluegill, catfish, redbreast sunfish and redear sunfish 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.