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Daytona Beach Fishing Information

Fishing Information for Daytona Beach, Florida

Deep Sea Fishing
The Daytona Beach area features some of the best ocean fishingfound anywhere. Marlins, with an emphasis on blues, are found in the GulfStream. Closer to shore, Sailfish, Dolphin, King Mackerel, Wahoo and Tunaare caught on trolled baits. On the bottom around the numerous reefs,Grouper and Red Snapper are the most avidly sought species while the bruisingkingsize Jack Crevalle and Amberjack provide tackle busting variety. A fleetof 20-25 offshore craft, including both private charter and party boats sailsdaily, most from the docks at Ponce Inlet.

Surf and Pier Fishing
Surf fishing here ia a year-round sport. It requires onlymedium-weight tackle and some shrimp or mullet for bait. Hard-fightingspecies like pompano, whiting, bluefish redfish, flounder and Jack Crevallethrive in the 23-mile stretch of fishing area. Many varieties of fish fromthe Ocean Pier in the heart of Daytona Beach and the Sunglow Pier located atthe southern end of the beach. There is a daily charge; monthly and seasonalpasses are also available.

River, Lagoon & Lake Fishing
Cast your line from one of the numerous fishing piers along the Halifax, Tomoka and St. John's Rivers. A fishing license is required for out-of-state residents. Call (904) 677-4050 for information and prices.

Need More Information?
If you are planning a trip on a chartered fishing or party boat, fishing off of a licensed pier or are under the age of 16, you won't need a fishing license. Otherwise click here for much more information on fresh and saltwater fishing. -


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