North Central Florida Saltwater Fishing

Great Saltwater Fishing Awaits In North Central Florida

COUNTIES: Hamilton, Columbia, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Gilchrist, Alachua, Union, Bradford, Levy, Marion, Citrus, Sumter

POPULAR CITIES: Lake City, Live Oak, Crystal River, Ocala, Cedar Key, Suwannee

Unlike other parts of the state, nature is North Central Florida's theme park. Taking to the water; be it for fishing, paddling or boating, is well ... second nature for thouse who frequent this region of The Sunshine State.


Seasonal Forecasts

In Florida, there are a wide range of places to fish and we could not possibly list them all. Fish move and behave differently based on various factors such as weather, temperature, tide, moon phase, salinity, time of year and more. In addition to using the resources on this page, we encourage anglers to contact people with local expertise in areas they want to fish (such as bait and tackle shops, marinas, charter fishing businesses, fishing clubs and online fishing groups). View the regional guides for seasons.


Fish Species

Florida's saltwater fisheries include more that 136 species! Learn more about what you might catch!