Fishing is a popular activity here in South Florida. According to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, South Florida is home to more than 1,000 marine life species. The most common fish found in the waters are redfish, snook, bonefish, sailfish, tarpon, tuna, marlin, mackerel, flounder, snapper, spadefish, dolphin, and much more. To view the recent fishing forecast for Jupiter and Palm Beach County, click here.
Here are some of the most popular fishing destinations in South Florida.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park: fishing in the lagoon very popular in the state park on the north end of Singer Island. You can expect to see trout, snook, blue fish, flounder, pompano, sharks, snapper, barracuda, red drum and more. The admission to the park is $4 dollars for one person or $5 dollars for a car of two to eight people. For information, click here.
Juno Beach Pier: The Pier is managed by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the 990-foot-long pier provides anglers with great salt water fishing. Fishermen often caught pompano, string rays, sharks, kingfish, jacks and bonitos. Fishermen pay $4 dollars to fish on the pier. For information, click here.
Torry Island and Lake Okeechobee: Both are considered to be the Bass fishing capital of the world. Torry Island is located 25 miles west of Palm Beach and has excellent shore line fishing. The most common fish caught are bass and bluegill. Admission and fishing are free. For more information, click here.
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