For more than seven decades, people have come from near and far to the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” to compete in the longest running tradition in the area — the Destin Fishing Rodeo. If you've never participated, this might be the year to join in the fun!LEARN MORE
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Florida is often one of the first spots that come to mind when someone thinks of fishing or vacation. This tropical paradise and “fishing capital of the world” is undoubtedly at the top of the list of best family fishing destinations. Florida fishing is ideal for every style, age, and skill level because it has endless fishing opportunities available all year.
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Panama City Beach’s 27 miles of sugar-white sands and turquoise waters have beckoned generations of visitors seeking fun in the Florida sun. Lesser known, however, is its world-class fishery and easy access to a wide variety of angling experiences few other destinations can match.LEARN MORE
The 2022 recreational bay scallop season from the Fenholloway River through the Suwannee River opens June 15 and will remain open through Labor Day (Sept. 5).LEARN MORE
The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall.LEARN MORE
Check out the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) new Florida Fishing Pier Finder, an interactive map that allows anglers to find publicly-accessed fishing piers, jetties and fishing-specific bridges in freshwater and saltwater locations throughout the state.LEARN MORE
Starting May 1, the following regulations will go into effect for recreational harvest of dolphinfish in Atlantic state waters: 1. Five fish per person daily recreational bag limit; 2. 30 fish per vessel private recreational daily vessel limit.LEARN MORE
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the 2022 Gulf red snapper recreational season which will total 57 days, the longest season since the state assumed management of red snapper and will include both a summer and fall season.LEARN MORE
The cat is out of the bag – rather, the fish is out of the net! The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) revealed all 10 freshwater locations across the state where pink-tagged bass worth big prizes are swimming right now.LEARN MORE