10 Places with the Best Fishing in Florida – And None of Them is Destin!
Feb 28, 2019 | 10 minute read Comments
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You will often hear us say that Destin is the place to go fishing, but not this time. We’re going to look past the “world’s luckiest fishing village” and do justice to some of the other places with the best fishing in Florida.

These places are all about big fish, tasty dinner, and beautiful outdoors. Plus, they are a short car ride away from major Florida attractions. For your convenience, we’ve listed the locations starting in northeast Florida, following the coastline all the way to the border with Alabama. Get ready to take notes – these are your perfect weekend getaways!

#10 Jacksonville

Map of Florida showing Jacksonville and top three fish species to catch there

Fishing comes first: Jacksonville is where you come to get Kingfish. These Mackerel grow massive and make for a tasty meal. You don’t have to be a professional angler to catch them, but you could sure use help of a local guide to get the big ones.

Want to spend a relaxed day with your kids and avoid the choppy seas? Our advice is to stay inshore. There are plenty of fisheries near the coastline where you can get Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Sheepshead. Here, backwater fishing is legendary. You can get all the excitement within walking distance of downtown Jacksonville.

If you fancy a bit of a longer boat ride, head out to snatch some Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. These offshore and deep sea trips can end with an impressive catch. You don’t need to have the gear, nor the moves, as local charter captains will put you on fish in little time.

The image of Jacksonville cityscape showing the river and skyscrapers

When you’re not fishing: There’s a lot to do here besides fishing. Downtown Jacksonville is filled with shops and coffee houses. Make sure to visit Hemming Park where you can rest and savor the view. And if you like photography, the skyline will provide the perfect setting for your photos. Also, you should definitely visit the Riverwalk and enjoy the sunset.

#9 Daytona Beach

Map of Florida showing Daytona Beach and top three fish species to catch there: Redfish, Snook, and Wahoo

Fishing comes first: Daytona Beach fishing has a lot to offer, just like the city itself. It’s one of the reasons that many families come fishing here. You can stay around the peaceful waterways of the Halifax River or head far out into the ocean to hook into impressive specimens.

You can fish for Largemouth Bass around the Halifax River or head south towards the Mosquito Lagoon. There, you can winch up Snook, Red and Black Drum, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout.

For anglers who love speed, chasing Wahoo in the Atlantic Ocean is a big deal. These fish are ferocious, and luckily only the tip of the iceberg. You will often come across Sailfish, Amberjack, Triggerfish, and Mahi.

The cityscape of Daytona Beach with people sunbathing on sand

When you’re not fishing: Cars! Known as the world capital of racing, Daytona attracts fast lane lovers. But that’s not all. The place is home away from home for thousands of beachgoers who spend the summer on these white sand beaches. So, make sure to bring a towel and hit the beach. Or, spend an afternoon in the Museum of Arts and Science where you can see a 13-foot tall skeleton of a giant ground sloth and explore the museum’s planetarium.

#8 Cocoa Beach

Map of Florida showing Cocoa Beach and top three fish species to catch there: Gator Trout, Tripletail, and Yellowfin Tuna

Fishing comes first: Cocoa Beach has excellent numbers of big Spotted Seatrout, popularly called ‘Gator Trout’. They are one of the most popular fish to catch here, as they bring a lot of action. If you’re planning a half day trip, inshore waters will give you a good bang for your buck. You will stay close to the shore, with a lot of space to explore. There is also a healthy stock of Mangrove Snapper, Black Drum, Snook, and Sheepshead.

The Banana River offers plenty of chance to target Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, and Jack Crevalle. You will find oyster beds and grassy marshes filled with solid fishing action throughout the year. Also, don’t overlook the Thousand Islands – these waterways will have you spoiled for choice. If you crave the thrill of the chase, the Atlantic Ocean will give you scores of insane fish – Mackerel, Pompano, Mahi, Tuna, and Marlin.

Cocoa Beach fishing pier with the ocean below it and a nearby sand beach

When you’re not fishing: Cocoa Beach is one of the most popular vacation spots in the US, and you’re gonna love it too! You can play volleyball on the beach, soak in the sun, or pay a visit to the famous I Dream of Jeannie Lane in honor of the ‘60s popular sitcom. There is a good selection of seafood restaurants looking out onto the ocean. Make sure to visit the Renninger’s Super Flea and Farmer’s Market where hundreds of booths sell anything from fresh produce to household appliances.

#7 West Palm Beach:

Florida map showing West Palm Beach and best three fish species to catch there: Peacock Bass, Bull Shark, and Sailfish

Fishing comes first: West Palm Beach has some of the best fishing in Florida – and enough evidence to prove it. Inshore, you can explore rich fisheries of canals and lakes and get Peacock Bass. They are especially prolific during summer, so look out. If you want to stay near dry land, there are many guides who organize kayaking and canoeing tours.

Of course, the Intracoastal Waterway is another praised fishery that often produces Redfish, Snook, and Tarpon. Just a quick boat ride to the north, you can find excellent reef fishing. Snapper and Grouper swim there in large numbers. These trips are favorite among less experienced anglers.

Sharks are local favorites and anglers often come here to get them. It’s a lot of fun, but you will need the local knowledge to stay safe and get the best out of your day on the water.

West Palm Beach waterfront with sand beaches looking onto the ocean

When you’re not fishing: This city is well known for its vibrant nightlife but has a lot to offer in the daytime too. Stroll down the waterfront, eat ice cream, watch your kids play in the water fountain, or just enjoy the sunset near the palm-lined boulevard. With various beach activities, snorkeling options, and good old sunbathing, you won’t even notice how fast time flies.

#6 Miami

Florida map showing Miami and best fish species to get there including Sailfish, King Mackerel, and Tarpon

Fishing comes first: Fishing Miami can be a real challenge as there is so much to choose from. The city has a stellar reputation among anglers as you can get Sailfish with the Miami skyline still in the background. Now, that’s a sight!

Miami offshore fishing is what everyone is talking about: Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Amberjack, Tuna, and King Mackerel are a common sight even on half day trips. The city is buzzing with tourists and locals who line down the harbor to hop on one of the boats and head out.

If you’re looking for some fast-paced action inshore, you can battle Tarpon during the night. Night fishing trips are quite trendy here! Go around the bridges with the night lights of the metropolis guiding your way and you will see what ‘fishing is on fire’ truly means.

But Miami is not only about big game fish. The inshore fishing Miami offers is some of the best on the entire east coast of Florida. The eastern part of Biscayne Bay has excellent fly fishing opportunities, with numerous flats hiding Permit, Bonefish, and Tarpon. It’s a real treat by all accounts.

Miami waterfront with people sunbathing on sand beaches and swimming in the ocean

When you’re not fishing: Well, where do you get started, really? Once you’re done with shopping downtown and eating in one of many restaurants, we suggest you hit the beach. Miami Beach is the best known, but don’t miss South Beach either. When you’ve absorbed your share of the sun, stroll to the marina and hop on a boat tour.

#5 Florida Keys:

Florida map showing Florida Keys and best fish to target there: Tarpon, Snook, and Bonefish

Fishing comes first: If you want to go on a road trip to angling paradise, take a ride from Key Largo, and drive along the 100+ miles of concrete that span all the islands of the Florida Keys. You must try fishing in Islamorada, Marathon, and Key West. These vast fisheries are second to none, and you can get Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit, Snook, and a variety of Snapper, while still standing on dry land.

Moving into the Atlantic or towards the Gulf, you’ll encounter really big fish. Think Mahi Mahi, Mackerel, Tuna, Sailfish, and Marlin. And, if you want delicious meat, you can always find Snapper and Grouper. You can get all these praised fish on a half day trip, but most times it’s best to go full force and hire a full day charter.

You will have an equally good time exploring the flats with your kids. They will have a nice time chasing small Snapper on light tackle. If you want to catch your own dinner, go fishing around the Florida Keys bridges. There’s plenty of Snapper and Jack Crevalle action around bridge pylons.

Florida Keys waterfront with houses looking out onto the Atlantic Ocean

When you’re not fishing: As you drive down the famous Overseas Highway, have your camera ready to get some stunning photos. Scuba diving is popular as are beachgoing and sunbathing. But beach activities are not all there is to do around here. You can visit the Ernest Hemingway museum, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and National Key Deer Refuge Park. And, you simply have to try the local delicacy – Key lime pie.

#4 Marco Island

Florida map showing Marco Island and top three fish species to fish for there: Red Snapper, Tarpon, and Redfish

Fishing comes first: Marco Island is the right place to fish if you love the breathtaking scenery. You will find some of the best fishing in Florida right here, with schools of Redfish, Tarpon, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, and Ladyfish. And that’s backwaters only. If you want an action-packed day without big waves, then stay inshore and try light tackle or fly fishing. It will certainly do the trick.

If you’re into adrenaline stuff, you should head offshore, explore the reefs and or go deep sea fishing far beyond. You can get Mackerel and Mahi, Tuna, and Wahoo. While you’re at it, try bottom fishing to get juicy Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack.

Cape Romano Dome House near Marco Island

When you’re not fishing: You won’t find the hustle and bustle of cities here. The nature is stunning, though. Take a stroll down the waterfront area and snap a photo or two. You can also find good dining places with excellent seafood.

#3 Fort Myers:

Florida map showing Fort Myers and best three fish species to catch there: Goliath Grouper, Snook, and Redfish

Fishing first! It’s no secret that Fort Myers has a lot to offer to inshore fishing lovers. Scores of anglers come here to try their hand at landing the Backcountry Slam (that’s Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, and Snook in a single day). If you’re up for a game of hide and seek, check out grass flats, mangroves, and channels where feisty fish are. You can enjoy excellent fly fishing here as well.

The best of Fort Myers fishing comes in the shape of Tarpon who make their run northwards each spring, passing just outside Fort Myers. They swarm the inlets and not only make for a beautiful sight, but for mighty opponents as well.

As you fish the inshore spots, don’t be surprised if you come across Goliath Grouper and a number of Sharks. It’s a sight every angler is thrilled to see, no matter how experienced they are.

Love the thrill of the chase? Then head out and explore the excellent deep sea fishing Fort Myers offers.

The cityscape of Fort Myers showing sunset, houses, trees, and people sunbathing on a sand beach looking onto the ocean

When you’re not fishing: Visit the Butterfly Estates and see all butterfly species native to Florida. You should take a stroll to the Sanibel Lighthouse and snap some nice photos. If you want to be a cool dad, take your kids to Edison and Ford Winter Estates and explore dozens of inventions together. Hiking, bird watching, kayaking, and canoeing are just some of the things you can enjoy here.

#2 Tampa

Florida map showing Tampa and three top fish species to target there: Tarpon, Snook, and Redfish

Fishing comes first: Tampa is well known among anglers for its excellent inshore fishing. You can get scores of Redfish, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Jack Crevalle, and Sheepshead along the coastline. But it’s really only the beginning. Snook are a must when fishing these waters. They make for a darn fine evening fishing trip.

The waters of Tampa have excellent fly fishing opportunities. Tarpon swim around bridges during spring and summer and display incredible acrobatics. You need to see them to believe just how tough these fish are.

Travelers with limited time usually choose to stay inshore. But they come back to explore the offshore fishing Tampa has, in hope of landing Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and King Mackerel. It’s best to have a whole day available for fishing, and believe me – you won’t be disappointed. You can try trolling and bottom fishing and get back home with a helluva dinner.

Tampa cityscape with tall buildings looking out onto the Tampa Bay

When you’re not fishing: Hop on a Tampa streetcar and go explore the historic landmarks of the place. You can start with the Ybor City, a multi-ethnic part of the city that has largely shaped modern-day Tampa. This part is famous for cafes, buzzing nightlife, and fine dining, but offers a lot to the day traveler too. There is a number of golf courts around the city and the waterfront offers a nice respite from the heat.

#1 Panama City Beach

Florida map showing Panama City Beach and top three fish species that PCB has: Cobia, Snook, and Redfish

Fishing first! Panama City Beach takes the incredible fishing of the nearby Panama City to a whole new level. Here you will find stretches of sandy white beaches and excellent inshore game fishing. Crowds of anglers come here year after year, eager to explore endless fishing opportunities. You can scout the bay waterways and get Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, and Sheepshead.

But there’s a lot more. Sight fishing for Tarpon is a popular pastime, though fly fishing enthusiasts also chase these mighty fish. You can explore natural and artificial reefs and target Spanish Mackerel. Sharks won’t be far away.

Panama City Beach is also a popular launchpad for offshore charters that head to the Gulf of Mexico. Sailfish, Mackerel, Grouper and Snapper, Wahoo, and Mahi all await in the blue waters.

Panama City Beach fishing pier with many people sitting on a sandy beach that looks onto the ocean

When you’re not fishing: Beach! In all honesty, there are crowds, but rubbing your elbows with fellow beachgoers should not dissuade you from seeing this candy-like beach. The emerald green waters are beautiful and the sand is sugar white. It’s the right place to unwind.

These are our top picks for the premier fishing spots in Florida. How about yours? What places do you love fishing around the Sunshine State?

Comments (36)
  • henry fong

    Dec 7, 2018

    like to know the spot ,in east coast of Florida near Ft Lauderdale and Miami, best for grouper fishing

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      Sean

      Dec 20, 2018

      Hello Henry,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      The Fort Lauderdale area is great for Grouper fishing. We would recommend going for the wrecks, they are known to produce some awesome catches.

      You can take a look at our charter Captains that specialise in Grouper fishing here.

      All the best from FishingBooker!

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  • Robbie Burns

    Dec 15, 2018

    Florida has always been a thrill for me to visit and fish, I’m forty five years old and have been many times to several different parts of Florida, from Jacksonville and Daytona, west palm beach, the keys, and cedar keys just to name the ones I can think of right off, I was suprised to see you list Panama number one, but I couldn’t agree more. I had the pleasure of going on a nighf trip with captain Anderson’s marine and it was one of the more pleasant fishing trips I’ve had in years! I highly recommend everyone to try and plan a trip there! I believe I read they were hit really hard by the hurricane but will have everything repaired and up and running for the spring fishing season.

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      Sean

      Dec 20, 2018

      Hello Robbie,

      Thank you for reading the blog. We’re glad to hear that you agree.

      Yes, sadly, Captain Anderson’s Marina was hit pretty hard. However, I’m happy to let you know that most of the Captains have recovered and that they are already preparing and receiving bookings for the upcoming spring season.

      Let’s hope it’s at least as good as the last one.

      Tight lines!

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  • Boss of the north

    Dec 18, 2018

    Best fishing that I know. Florida

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      Sean

      Dec 20, 2018

      We couldn’t agree more!

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  • Jeff

    Jan 24, 2019

    Hi Sean, we are looking for your recommendations for the best Tarpon and Grouper fishing charter in Florida. Would Tampa meet these standards and what month would be the best to reserve?

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      Sean

      Feb 4, 2019

      Hey Jeff,

      Thanks for reading.

      Absolutely, Tampa is renowned for its Tarpon and Grouper fishing. The best time to catch both is May through July. Perhaps the second half of May would be best to avoid the crowds and high temperatures. You can read more about Tarpon fishing in Tampa and take a look at some of the charter operators through this link.

      Also, feel free to contact our Customer Service team if you need any assistance in booking an available Captain.

      I hope you’ll find this helpful.

      Have a good one!

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  • Sean Portgee

    Jan 31, 2019

    Now you didn’t mention Pensacola, but you can catch red snapper on the pier at Ft Pickens. I enjoy inshore fish to eat, and I wouldn’t touch anything on the east coast with worms and toxins in the water. I’m retired from the Air Force after 24 years. Spent 9 at Hurlburt Field, almost 5 at Patrick AFB and have fished the entire state. If you want to take kids out to catch fish to eat for dinner in good numbers can’t beat Pensacola, Destin or Panama City Beach party boats

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      Sean

      Feb 4, 2019

      Hello Sean,

      Thank you for reading.

      You’re absolutely right. Red tide hit pretty hard last year, and this caused much of the damage.

      The Fort Pickens fishing pier is a great spot. The entire area is exceptional for families, we couldn’t agree more. Pensacola or Destin might be a better option for families visiting during spring break, because students usually occupy PCB at this time.

      One thing’s for sure, Florida is blessed with so many great fishing spots, it’s hard to do them all justice.

      Thanks again for reading the blog and for your insight, Sean.

      Have a great day!

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  • ALLEN

    Feb 4, 2019

    Where are the best places to catch mahi-mahi in fla. ?

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      Sean

      Feb 4, 2019

      Hello Allen,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      The best place to go for Mahi are the Keys.

      I would recommend going for Marathon, Islamorada or Key West. You can catch some big Mahi from May all through September here.

      I hope you’ll find this helpful.

      Have a great day!

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  • John Mimoso_Rodriguez

    Feb 5, 2019

    Hey, I’m wondering what is hitting inshore on the Orlando Princess head boat out Port Canaveral 1st week in April?

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      Sean

      Feb 8, 2019

      Hey John,

      Thanks for reading.

      Early April will give you a great chance for catching Bluefish, Black Drum and Redfish.

      We’re here should you need anything else.

      Tight lines!

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  • Darren

    Feb 6, 2019

    I wondering what’s best spot for fish at key west for inshore! these fish is what I want to catch. Mahi maxi,wahoo, Spanish mackerel, red snapper, amber jack and red fish. I’m pretty sure that some of these fish aren’t in inshore but could be lucky.

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      Sean

      Feb 8, 2019

      Hey Darren,

      Thanks for reading.

      The best spots for inshore fishing near Key West are the Marquesas Keys and the flats just off Key West. Yes, I’m afraid that for some of the species you mentioned, you would need to venture a little further offshore.

      However, the waters of Marquesas Keys are teeming with Snapper, Grouper and King Mackerel. The flats are great for Redfish, Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit. And did you know that the Key West backcountry is an awesome Tarpon fishery?

      I hope this helps. Should you need any assistance in booking a trip, please feel free to contact our Customer Service team.

      Tight lines!

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  • George

    Feb 7, 2019

    Any advise on a place to go fishing on the gulf coast with a shorter drive from Gainesville. Looking to take the family. Any recommendations on bait to use?
    Thank you in advance for your advise.

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      Sean

      Feb 8, 2019

      Hello George,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      There is a great place for family fishing an hour’s drive from Gainesville. Take a look at Cedar Key – click to view.

      There are a number of family-friendly charter operators in the area.

      Live shrimp should get the job done if you’re looking do to some reef fishing. Topwater lures are effective for Redfish on the flats.

      One thing is for sure – there’s no shortage of options on Cedar Key.

      Should you need any assistance in finding the perfect charter, feel free to contact our Customer Service team.

      Tight lines!

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  • Trisha Bibbs

    Feb 8, 2019

    What type of licensing do you need to fish in Florida

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      Sean

      Feb 8, 2019

      Hello Trisha,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      We actually have a whole article on how you can get a Florida fishing license. You can learn all you need to know here.

      I hope this helps.

      Tight lines!

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  • greg karfor

    Feb 11, 2019

    Planning on visiting 1st week of January 2020. where would you recommend for surf fishing and decent temperatures?

    Thanks!

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      Sean

      Feb 15, 2019

      Hello Greg,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      For January, I would definitely recommend fishing in Key Largo.

      Not only will you have over 70° temperatures, you’ll also have a good chance of landing some Permit, Redfish and Spotted Seatrout.

      We’re here should you need anything else.

      Tight lines!

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  • Jen and Kris

    Feb 13, 2019

    Hi there! Thank you for all of your info shared in the article. We are heading down to Florida in mid March, staying on Hutchinson Island, Palm Beach, and Deerfield beach. We are interested in learning the best way to fish on a budget. We are going on 1-2 charters but would like to fish the surf also. Do you have any recommendations as to where to go and where we can rent some reliable fishing gear?

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      Sean

      Feb 15, 2019

      Hi Jen and Kris,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      Of course, the area you’re visiting is dotted with great fishing spots, both for charter and surf fishing.

      For surf fishing, my advice would be to go for the waters around Palm Beach. Here, you should be able to land some nice Redfish and Snook. For Bass, you can hit the Okeeheelee Park.

      You can also take a look at our Palm Beach fishing guide.

      There are several tackle shops on NW Boca Raton Blvd in Boca Raton.

      If you need any help in deciding which budget fishing charter to choose, feel free to contact our Customer Service.

      I hope you’ll find this helpful.

      Have a great day!

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  • Jeff Meyer

    Feb 17, 2019

    I was wondering if you also help people interested in freshwater fishing. I am going to Deland at the end of April and would love to have some recommendations for bass fishing charters.

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      Sean

      Feb 22, 2019

      Hello Jeff,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      We have several Bass fishing charters in the area. Please check this link to take a look at some of them.

      Also, please feel free to contact our Customer Service team should you require any further assistance.

      Tight lines!

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  • Manuel

    Feb 19, 2019

    Good read really enjoyed the blog. What time of the year would give us the best chance to catch some mahi and Spanish/ king mackerel. We are planning on going down to Panama City beach this year. We are open to doing offshore trolling ones day but also enjoy fishing off the local piers. Thanks for input.

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      Sean

      Feb 22, 2019

      Hello Manuel,

      Thank you for reading.

      If you want to go after Mahi, Spanish and King Mackerel, the best time of year to go would be May. All three are on the bite at this time.

      As for pier fishing, you can’t go wrong with St. Andrews State Park.

      I hope this helps.

      Tight lines!

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  • AJ

    Feb 27, 2019

    Considering moving to Fl from Colorado. Fishing and good elementary school are #1. Where would you recommend between Keys- Miami and Sebastian to live and fish and raise a family?

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      Sean

      Mar 1, 2019

      Hello AJ,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      There are a number of attractive towns Between Sebastian and the Keys. Almost all of them offer fantastic inshore and offshore fishing.

      The one I would recommend would be Key Biscayne. The town offers a pleasant, family-friendly atmosphere, and is amongst the safest in Florida.

      One thing’s for sure, wherever you decide to settle down, you’ll have plenty of fish to hook!

      All the best from FishingBooker!

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  • Brenna Decker

    Feb 28, 2019

    Going to my parents house in New Port Richey the first week of April. They are on the gulf and have a boat. Where’s the best place to fish there and what’s biting that time of year?

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      Sean

      Mar 1, 2019

      Hello Brenna,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      In April, you’ll have a great chance of catching Redfish, Black Drum and Snook. If you’re up for a challenge, you can go for Tarpon.

      A great spot for Snook will be near Port Manatee channel, Picnic Point Park and Ballast Park.

      A little further out, you can try your luck near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.

      I hope you’ll find this helpful.

      Tight lines!

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  • Norm

    Mar 10, 2019

    Hi Norm here I’m in Delray Beach right now and was wondering your thoughts about a charter near here or should I just wait as I’m going to key largo for a week on Tuesday and will charter out of islamorada thanks for your input

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      Sean

      Mar 18, 2019

      Hello Norm,

      Thanks for reading the blog.

      In terms of variety, Islamorada is pretty much unmatched. You’ll have an excellent chance of catching Bonefish and Permit on the flats and reefs. Alternatively, you can go offshore for Kings, Barracudas and even Blue Marlin if you’re up for a challenge.

      In any case, fishing in Islamorada will not disappoint.

      For a charter recommendation, feel free to contact our Customer Service.

      Tight lines!

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  • bill

    Mar 20, 2019

    HI, Me and my son will be flying into west palm on april 7th. We have a trip booked to fish okechobee on the 8th. We’d like to fish another day, preferably inland, any suggestions?

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      Sean

      Mar 22, 2019

      Hello Bill,

      Thank you for reading the blog.

      Of course, there are a number of freshwater guides in the area. If you’re up for some Largemouth Bass fishing, please take a look at this.

      Should you require any further assistance, please feel free to reach out to our Customer Service Team.

      I hope you and your son will have a great time!

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  • Kenny Maciver

    Mar 23, 2019

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    Hi I visit Florida every thanksgiving and would like to whare is the best place to fishing in November

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  • Ed Duff

    Mar 24, 2019

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    Jupiter and Hobe Sound are phenomenal fishing areas as well…….pretty good mix of species inland , surf and off shore…..grew up here since my parents brought me here in the late 80’s from Ohio.
    My favorite type of fishing though is the beach / surf…..Pompano, Jack , blues , whiting …..snook…..it’s relaxing and the interaction with folks strolling by or just curious as to what can be caught is fun to talk about. My wife and daughter love it as well…..but there’s nothing that beats landing a couple nice fat Pompano ‘s and taking home and putting them on the grill……man 👍

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