Fishing Seasons in Florida

Matt Johnson
Matt JohnsonPublished: February 3, 2023
Fishing Seasons in Florida

Saltwater fishing in Florida is a popular pastime for many. From tropical coral reefs to the deep waters of the Gulf, the Sunshine State offers plenty of opportunities to reel in your next "big one".

The abundance and variety of fish species, including snook, tarpon, grouper, and redfish, make saltwater fishing off the coast of Florida an adventure like no other.

With access to both Atlantic and Gulf state waters, anglers can enjoy year-round opportunities for some of the best catches around.

Whether fishing inshore or offshore, it's important to be aware of the regulations put in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Knowing when certain species are in season and adhering to bag limits will help ensure a successful outing.

Atlantic State Waters

Gulf of Mexico State Waters

Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

Master Outdoorsman

Matt is a seasoned outdoorsman with expertise in fishing, hunting, and wildlife. With a Master's degree in Wildlife Science, he combines his passion for nature with conservation efforts, sharing his knowledge through his writing for Fish and Game Report.

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