An Angler's Guide to Florida's Marine Resources
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This guide was developed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries Management Outreach and Education Program as an educational tool to provide you with information about Florida's marine resources.
This publication includes articles about marine angling, important habitats, saltwater fishes and state efforts to enhance marine resources. Information is also included about fisheries management in Florida, the importance of catch and release, where money comes from and where it goes and that's just the first half of the guide.
The second half of Fishing Lines has a field guide to help anglers and the public identify some of the many fish species that live in Florida's marine and estuarine waters. Illustrations and descriptions for 145 species are included in the Identification Section.
Please visit our Fishing Resources web page for additional resources and information.
Click on each topic in the table of contents below or download the entire guide here. (8 MB, 92 pages)
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Fishing Lines guide is not intended to present regulatory information since rules may change between printings.