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Florida Fishing

There are no limits to the number of Florida fishing experiences you can take advantage of. Between offshore adventures on deep blue ocean waters, exploring backcountry inshore estuaries, or casting out a line on freshwater lakes, Florida's year-round fishing will have you hooked.

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Top Fishing Spots in Florida

Lake Piney Z
Lake Piney Z is the perfect place to go for a fishing excursion. Located just outside Tallahassee, FL the lake is a great fishing spot for families to catch bass.
Lake Talquin
A great spot on the Florida panhandle for bass, catfish and bream fishing.
Everglades National Park
This park provides excellent fishing and boating opportunities
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Common Catches in Florida

Tarpon
Tarpon
The tarpon was one of the first saltwater species to be declared a game fish.
Dolphinfish
Dolphinfish
This fish is referred to as the dolphin fish to distinguish it from the dolphin of the porpoise family, which is a mammal and in no way related. They are extremely fast swimmers and feed extensively on flying fish and squid as well as on other small fish.
Red Drum
Red Drum
Red drum up to about 10-15 lb. (5-7 g) are very fine eating.
Redear Sunfish
Redear Sunfish
Like the bluegill and other sunfishes, the redear sunfish is and excellent panfish with white, flaky meat.
Speckled Peacock Bass
Speckled Peacock Bass
The speckled peacock bass is a world-class warm-water sport fish.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Florida Fishing Tips And Information

Deep Sea Fishing Destin, Florida

Florida Deep-Sea Fishing

Destin offers some of the best saltwater fishing in Florida for offshore anglers.

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Expert Info for Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing

The best saltwater fishing locale for finding big game fish is out on the open ocean.

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Lakes & Ponds for Freshwater Fishing

Fishing Lakes and Ponds

Learn the importance of structures for the best freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds.

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