The No. 1 outdoor sport in Florida is fishing, freshwater or saltwater. Florida Rambler explores fishing opportunities.
Renting a houseboat in Everglades National Park lets you glide into the wilderness of Whitewater Bay and experience its splendor at dawn, at sunset and marvel at its starry skies. Fishermen will love it, but even without fishing, there’s plenty to enjoy.
Chances are, you’ve never heard of Blue Cypress Lake near Yeehaw Junction. If that’s so, you’re missing a spectacular natural lake rimmed by old growth cypress trees and home to hundreds of ospreys and osprey nests. This lake is the headwaters of the mighty St. Johns River. What a great kayak destination!
Dig into your garage for that rod and reel, pick up some bait at your local tackle shop and get out there, because you won’t need a license for fishing in freshwater on June 9-10.
Surf fishing is a great way to get away from it all — alone or with the entire family. Be prepared with our popular checklist and how-to guide.
With an abundance of pristine beaches with easy public access, Hutchinson Island is my favorite destination on Florida’s Atlantic coast. Much of the island remains frozen in time, when you could cruise down A1A and pull off on the side of the road.