Fishing in Florida

You can enjoy more
outdoor recreational
opportunities than
ever before, thanks to
75 years of the
Wildlife & Sport Fish
Restoration programs

Freshwater Fishing - freshwater fishing rules, fish identification, fishing sites and forecasts, a fishing calendar, maps, tips, Big Catch/TrophyCatch/Record angler recognition programs, pond management information and more.

Florida's long-term Black Bass Management Plan - learn more

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TrophyCatch trophy bass recognition program


FWC Facts:
Just like fish, blue crabs use gills to breathe. But unlike fish, blue crabs can survive out of water for over 24 hours, as long as their gills are kept moist.

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