Florida River Fishing
Florida River Fishing is dedicated to anglers who enjoy river fishing. There is just something magical about drifting along with the current, casting a lure to every likely fish-holding spot, waiting for that exciting strike! River fishing allows anglers to experience the true, unspoiled Florida as most flow through undeveloped areas. On most charters I use my 14’ Alumicraft boat which comfortably fished two anglers plus the guide. A shallow draft boat is required for fishing the rivers in the winter when the water is low.
The Myakka River and Manatee River are a thirty minute
The tidal portions below the dams hold these species as well, along with saltwater fish such as snook, redfish, tarpon,
The prime time is from October through March when the weather
Florida River fishing charters offer clients several options. Snook are the premier gamefish in Florida and are the most targeted species. Artificial lures are used as they allow anglers to cover a lot of water. Plugs, soft plastics, and spinnerbaits are the most productive lures for snook. Largemouth bass are also fooled by these same lures.