If you’re visiting Florida for a fishing trip, you’ll have many good fishing spots to choose from. Florida is the fishing capital of the world, so you are sure to get close to nature. When you’re fishing in Florida you’ll see three different fishing options – saltwater, freshwater, and a combination of the two. You can do freshwater fishing at inland lakes and saltwater fishing in the gulf or ocean. Inter-coastal river channels will offer you a different kind of fishing experience altogether because it’ll combine both freshwater and saltwater. In Florida you can discover some of the most astonishing varieties of fish whether it be in freshwater or saltwater.
Lake Okeechobee, Lake Weohyakapka, and Lake Kissimmee have been observed as favorite fishing spots of tourists who visit Florida. Notably, Lake Okeechobee has been marked for hosting national fishing tournaments. In case of saltwater and ocean fishing you’ll find all kinds of sports fish like sailfish, marlin, as well as swordfish. And for those who want a different kind of fishing experience, the popular shark fishing will certainly be exciting.
If you love river fishing you’ll be overwhelmed to know the Indian River has a mixture of freshwater spilling into the saltwater bays. Enjoy yourself and avoid monotony with a combination of fishing options. The shallow areas around the river channels rank Florida as number one for catching redfish. You can also catch other freshwater fish like catfish and crappie. Interestingly, the perch found here grows very large due to the weather being warm year round as well as the great availability of underwater insects and plant life.
You can see deep sea fishing charters in abundance around the coastline of Florida. You can also find affordable fishing charters in Key West, but the Florida Keys promise to offer you the best ocean fishing. You’ll love to catch and eat the freshest Mahi Mahi there. While the Islamorada Key is the sports fishing capital of the world – you can catch a lot of excellent fish from the shores of Miami as well.
The Pier at Cocoa Beach will be your favorite hotspot if you’d like to fish along with some action. Here you can catch fish several stories below. And the crew there are so friendly that they will help you get them up the deck. The have got their own wire mesh hoisting mechanism, so others at the Pier can see the fish you’ve caught. When you get to flaunt your catch, your fishing experience becomes more fun. An important note to remember is that if you’re not a resident of Florida, you’ll need a saltwater and a freshwater fishing license. Together with the fishing rigs you’ll need, most of the fishing charters will already include the fishing license in the price.