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365 Things To Do In Tallahassee – Day 11 – Go Fishing!

Take your Kids fishing in Tallahassee, Florida!Summer is here and in Tallahassee, Florida you will find people love to get outdoors and go fishing! Hot, humid days leave people craving the water. Cooling off on a boat either on a lake, one of the local sink holes, or at the Gulf coast beckons young and old!

There are some serious fishermen in Tallahassee. Several fishing tournaments throughout the year bring out the serious anglers and the small neighborhood ponds are often gathering spots for young families training up the little ones, future fishermen of the world! There are dozens of fishing lakes in Leon County.

There are two FREE FISHING WEEKENDS in Florida!
Memorial Day Weekend and the first weekend in June 2010 have been declared as free recreational saltwater fishing weekends in Florida. This means that anyone, residents and non-residents, can recreationally saltwater fish on May 29, 30, 31 and June 5 and 6, 2010 without a saltwater fishing license. All other recreational saltwater fishing rules, seasons, bag and size limits apply.

Don’t forget your fishing license! Who Needs a Fishing License?

So here are some popular larger lakes, rivers and spots you may want to check out if you are a fisherman in the Tallahassee area:

Freshwater Fishing:    Fishing - Gulf of Mexico, Florida

Lake Jackson

Lake Talquin

Lake Hall

Lake Bradford

Lake Iamonia

Lake Miccosukee

Ocholocknee River

St. Marks River

Carrabelle RiverFishing - St. Marks River to Gulf

Wakulla River and Springs

Saltwater Fishing:

St. Marks



Alligator Point

You can’t live in Florida and not love the water! We are blessed with clean fresh water and pristine beaches. No matter where you cast a line or a net, make sure you leave your spot cleaner than when you arrived and ready for the next photograph or memory!

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