Lake Hancock Fishing

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Lake Hancock Fishing

Lake Hancock Near Highland City is located in Polk County in Florida. If you live in Highland City, Jan Phyl Village, Lakeland Highlands, Bartow, Crystal Lake, Eagle Lake, Fussels Corner, Combee Settlement, Inwood, Medulla, Wahneta, Lakeland, Mulberry, Fuller Heights or Auburndale you're less than 10 miles from Lake Hancock. The fishing regulatory body for Florida is Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. If you need a fishing licence you can purchase one directly from Lake Hancock Fishing License 24/7. Prices and optons are listed including non resident fishing licenses. Please ensure to adhere to the fishing regulations for the state. Remember, regulations are there to protect fish species and enable fishing for generations to come.

Lake Hancock Fishing Report Card

Here's your fishing report for today the 1st of December for Lake Hancock. We take a number of different data points to make our fishing recommendation. Our recommendation is based on aspects about the weather conditions, moon phase & water conditions. Of course these should only be used as indicators combined with your own past fishing experience fishing on the banks of Lake Hancock.

Clour Cover

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It's common knowlege cloud cover is an angler's best friend. Bring a hat and sun cream, yip with cloud coverage at 1% you'll need to find an artifical shade to cast a shadow if heading out to Lake Hancock to fish today.


  • Poor Fishing

Wind Direction

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There’s an old saying on wind direction which has many variations but here's the most popular which I'm sure you've heard: “Wind from the West, fish bite the best. Wind from the East, fish bite the least. Wind from the North, do not go forth. Wind from the South blows bait in their mouth.” Its less so about the direction but the cause for the direction. We’ll cover this more in a blog post soon but for Lake Hancock right now the wind is coming from a north easterly direction which means fishing is poor.


  • Poor Fishing

Wind Speed

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Good news, the wind speed is currently at 12 mph is considered in the optimal range for fishing as the ripples caused by the wind on the water's surface will help hide the line an lure on Lake Hancock


  • Average

Moon Phase

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Moon phases have split fishing folk's opinion straight down the middle with the bigger impact on saltwater fishing but some freshwater anglers swear their catch improves when the moon is in a "New" or "Full" moon phase. These phases cause bigger tides making fish more active and susceptible to feeding meaning an opportunity for you to nab a catch. Lake Hancock is currently under a "First Quarter" phase which means its more favorable fishing time.


  • Average

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Lake Hancock Fishing 7 Day Weather Report

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Fish Information For Lake Hancock

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Lake Hancock Water Conditions

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Lake Hancock Fishing Lunar Forcecast

Moon phases have a signifigant impact on fishing. The moon in the night skies over Lake Hancock is in a First Quarter phase. This means if you're planning of fishing at night then fishing conditions are less optimal. Due to the moon conditions night brightness levels are at 51%.