SANTA FE LAKE Fishing Map

SANTA FE LAKE fishing map is available as part of iBoating : USA Marine & Fishing App(now supported on multiple platforms including Android, iPhone/iPad, MacBook, and Windows(tablet and phone)/PC based chartplotter.).  


 With our Lake Maps App,  you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with SANTA FE LAKE depth map. The fishing maps app include HD lake depth contours, along with advanced features found in Fish Finder / Gps Chart Plotter systems, turning your device into a Depth Finder. The SANTA FE LAKE Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Lake navigation features include advanced instrumentation to gather wind speed direction, water temperature, water depth, and accurate GPS with AIS receivers(using NMEA over TCP/UDP). Autopilot support can be enabled during ‘Goto WayPoint’ and ‘Route Assistance’.
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Fishing Info for SANTA FE LAKE

Lake Santa Fe is a 5,850-acre (2,370 ha) lake that is fed by seepage from the Floridan Aquifer in northeastern Alachua County, Florida. The lake is located entirely in Alachua County, but is bounded on the east and South side by Bradford County, Clay County, and Putnam County. The Alachua County boundary extends to the ordinary high water line (normally the shoreline), which is 141 feet (43 m) above mean sea level. It forms the headwaters of the Santa Fe River, exiting from a "little" northern area emptying into the Suwannee River. Lake Santa Fe offers abundant wildlife, excellent fishing and recreational boating. It is one of the largest and most stable lakes in Florida. At "the pass" between the "big" southern arm and Little Lake Santa Fe shad school, and fishing is usually good for schooling largemouth bass and stocked . Numerous homes surround the lake, most with docks and ski boats; fishing is always best early and late or at night and on weekdays. In spite of development, the fish habitat is outstanding with many areas of bald cypress and healthy maidencane grass beds. The lake was stocked with 44,500 hybrid striped bass in April 2005. The previous stocking of the lake occurred in 1997. Lake Santa Fe is the third most stable of 120 lakes studied in Florida, as well as one of the clearest. It is designated by the State of Florida as an Outstanding Florida Water. It is supported by water flowing in at the southern extremity of the intermediate aquifer that outcrops in the lake bottom. Also it is a rather deep example of a karstic lake, with several spots that are 30-feet (9 m) or more. Lake Santa Fe was the largest of a series of lakes that were connected by dredging canals in the 1870s and 1880s so that boats could travel between Melrose, Florida (at the time the center of a thriving citrus and tourist industry) and Waldo, the railroad terminal. The canal was dredged from Little Lake Santa Fe into Lake Alto. This canal is visible today. Water and railroad were the major means of transportation for passengers and freight across Florida at that time. Prosperity in this area followed the Reconstruction. The first boat that made the journey through the canal system was the "Fannie S. Lewis" in 1880, and the last was the "City of Melrose" in 1925. Improved roads and the automobile doomed the era of steamships in Alachua County and the canals fell into disuse. The rural unincorporated communities of Melrose and Earleton are located on the lake. North of the lakes is Santa Fe Swamp, mostly a wildlife and environmental conservation area managed by the Suwannee River Water Management District.

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Popular fish species in this lake include Largemouth bass.

SANTA FE LAKE Fishing Map Stats

TitleSANTA FE LAKE
Scale1:12000
1 ft Depth Contours for AnglersYes
CountiesAlachua, Bradford, Putnam
Nearby CitiesKeystone Heights, Orange Heights, Waldo, Campville, Theressa, Putnam Hall, Hampton, Hawthorne, Fairbanks, Florahome
Area *4072.00 acres
Shoreline *13.11 miles
Min Longitude-82.12
Min Latitude29.71
Max Longitude-82.05
Max Latitude29.77
Edition Label 1
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IdUS_FL_00290657
CountryUS
ProjectionMercator
* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
02/28 Wed 12:00AM2.7125.63
02/28 Wed 03:00AM232.21
02/28 Wed 06:00AM2.36358.69
02/28 Wed 09:00AM3.6349.51
02/28 Wed 12:00PM2.655.17
02/28 Wed 03:00PM5.2618.07
02/28 Wed 06:00PM6.1836.3
02/28 Wed 09:00PM6.0144.42
02/29 Thu 12:00AM3.6658.86
02/29 Thu 03:00AM2.627.47
02/29 Thu 06:00AM2.1651.82
02/29 Thu 09:00AM3.03147.73
02/29 Thu 12:00PM4.73202.28
02/29 Thu 03:00PM5.57228.18
02/29 Thu 06:00PM6.12224.66
02/29 Thu 09:00PM5.9223.83
03/01 Fri 12:00AM5.42225.08
03/01 Fri 03:00AM4.91234.69
03/01 Fri 06:00AM3.65218.39
03/01 Fri 09:00AM2.51226.11
03/01 Fri 12:00PM2.32236.49
03/01 Fri 03:00PM3.41337.01
03/01 Fri 06:00PM3.915.44
03/01 Fri 09:00PM3.5725.64
03/02 Sat 12:00AM1.97101.29
03/02 Sat 03:00AM1.37186.77
03/02 Sat 06:00AM0.63268.72
03/02 Sat 09:00AM0.78359.8
03/02 Sat 12:00PM1.59196.49
03/02 Sat 03:00PM1.78212.98
03/02 Sat 06:00PM2.9746.25
03/02 Sat 09:00PM2.1154.08
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction