To the people who love fishing, Southwest Florida is heavenly, for it is truly a fishermans paradise. Our diverse array of aquatic dwellers is astounding. There are more than 1,000 species in Southwest Florida waters and most of them are edible. To keep the Southwest Florida waters from being overfished, many rules have been established for the safety and enjoyment for everyone. To avoid fisheries violations, it is well advised to be aware of them.
Fishing is the past-time for most people who visit Southwest Florida. Fishing while on vacation allows some alone time, and is a great way to relax, fish and take in a glorious Southwest Florida sunset. Take some time, relax, and enjoy your stay in Southwest Florida.