Northwest Florida Saltwater Fishing

Great Saltwater Fishing Awaits In Northwest Florida

COUNTIES: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty, Franklin, Gadsen, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor

POPULAR CITIES: Pensacola, Navarre, Destin, Panama City Beach, Apalachicola, Tallahassee, Steinhatchee

Whether you're a first-timer or a seasoned sportsman, fishing in Northwest Florida is beloved by anglers of all levels. With ample opportunities for both inshore and offshore fishing, there's scarcely a spot where you can't reel in a fresh or saltwater catch. If you are looking for Pensacola, Destin, Panama City Beach, Navarre, Choctawhatchee Bay, Apalachicola, or Port St Joe fishing reports, we’ve got you covered. We’ll be covering surf fishing, beach fishing and inshore fishing!


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!