Florida Fishing Destinations

Angler’s Paradise: The Best Fishing Destinations in Florida

With the best variety of fishing in the United States, Florida has over 8,436 miles coastal shoreline and bays, 30,000 lakes, and 25,949 miles of rivers all just waiting for you to set the hook. Pack a bag and grab your gear because it’s time to cast a line in Florida.

FISH FLORIDA ALLIANCE REGIONS

Northwest

COUNTIES: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty, Franklin, Gadsen, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor

Northwest Florida is known for its sugar-white beaches, emerald-green waters, pristine natural springs, and millennia old cave systems—all of which offer adventurers ample opportunities to explore the natural wonders.



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Northeast

COUNTIES: Baker, Nassau, Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Flagler, Putnam

Florida's Northeast Coast serves up a great mix of inland and open water opportunities including one of Florida's most famous rivers, the St. Johns.



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North Central

COUNTIES: Hamilton, Columbia, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Gilchrist, Alachua, Union, Bradford, Levy, Marion, Citrus, Sumter

Unlike other parts of the state, nature is North Central Florida's theme park. Taking to the water; be it for fishing, paddling or boating, is well ... second nature for thouse who frequent this region of The Sunshine State.



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Central West

COUNTIES: Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough

The West Central region is home to Florida's largest open-water estuary, Tampa Bay, extending over 400 miles and forming coastlines in three counties.



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Central

COUNTIES: Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Highlands, Polk

While the bass bountiful Central region of Florida may be the only without coastal angling opportunities, it does serve up countless acres of renowned freshwater options.



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Central East

COUNTIES: Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Volusia

All things aquatic come together in this stretch of Florida's east coast. The active area is a hotbed fo rpaddling, surfing, and reeling in just about anything that swims.



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Southeast

COUNTIES: Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee

Florida's largest county and largest lake, trough the wild and wonderful Everglades to our country's southernmost point in Key West.



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Southwest

COUNTIES: Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Glades, Hendry, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee

This section of the state offers many small islands for exploring and is home to one of the country's last remaining, undisturbed extuarites nestled between Naples and Marco Island.



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