​​​Fishing Saltwater and Freshwater

 

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Freshwater Fishing from Shore

A Florida fishing license may be required.*

*Florida residents and nonresidents are required to have a Florida freshwater fishing license to attempt to take freshwater fish unless they qualify for an exemption. For more information, visit www.myfwc.com.

**Caloosa and Okeeheelee Parks are part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's Urban Fishing Program. Lakes contain an abundance of native sunfish (bream) and hatchery-raised channel catfish. These naturally produced and stocked fish grow quickly from eating the supplemental fish food that is fed to them by automatic feeders located on each lake. The lakes are stocked with catfish every year to maintain a steady supply of fish for anglers.

Freshwater Fishing from Pier

A Florida fishing license may be required.*

See also: Freshwater boat ramp locations

 

 

Saltwater Fishing from Shore

A Florida fishing license may be required.*

Saltwater fishing is permitted OUTSIDE designated guarded swimming areas in the following County beach parks:

*Florida residents and nonresidents are required to apply for and have a saltwater fishing license before fishing for saltwater fish, crabs or other marine organisms unless they are exempt. For more information, visit www.myfwc.com.

Saltwater Fishing from Pier/Jetty

A Florida fishing license may be required.*

Pier/Jetty Locations:

*Florida residents and nonresidents are required to apply for and have a saltwater fishing license before fishing for saltwater fish, crabs or other marine organisms unless they are exempt. For more information, visit www.myfwc.com.

See also: Saltwater boat ramp locations