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Complete Guide to Daytona Beach Fishing
Daytona Beach is famous for its NASCAR, Motorcycles, and racing in general. But beaches, shopping, culture, and big events are second to none. From white sandy beaches to connecting with a Cruise out of Cape Canaveral or traveling west to Disney World it’s all in a stone throw distance. Known by the locals, Daytona is recognized for world class inshore fishing, having some of the greatest fishing on the east coast…
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WHERE TO FISH IN NEAR DAYTONA BEACH?
Daytona bass fishing is limited to local ponds and canals, the good news is just minutes west is some of the best fishing in the state of Florida. Anglers in Daytona Beach have the option f going to Stanford, Deltona, and DeBary to seek trophy largemouth bass.
One of the closest in proximity is driving to Lake Monroe, but you can find what you’re looking for right here. Now maybe the time to throw a few casts at Lake Monroe!
Why do we suggest anglers to fish Lake Monroe’s 9,406 acres especially in the spring? Read about the great lake, when and how to fish it.
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St Johns River is noted for its excellent largemouth bass fishing lake. Bass seem to congregate in this lake. The reason, mouths of the many small feeder streams, and the points and deep holes in the bends of the river, are great places to work a plastic worm and a crankbait. Areas of lily pads are excellent in the spring and early summer months, especially if the grass is also present. Approximately 12 miles long and 6 miles wide, it has a very remarkable, averaging about ten feet deep. Fish present in St Johns River include largemouth bass, sunshine bass, black crappie, bluegill, redear sunfish, and catfish.[MORE ST JOHNS RIVER…]
Lake George is the 2nd largest lake in Florida and is a “famous big bass lake,” well-known for the quantity and quality of bass the lake produces as well as the wildlife and beautiful sightseeing. The lake is located just west of Flagler Beach and Ormond Beach, it is only 30 to 40 minutes away depending on your from Daytona Beach. It’s a very popular choice for customers visiting Daytona any time of the year. It just happens to be the natural food that they feed on daily. Wild Shiner fishing became very popular many years ago when anglers fishing Lake George for largemouth bass would see their feeding habits. It has become an increasingly popular choice!… [MORE LAKE GEORGE]
Rodman Reservoir is the most “famous big bass lake” in north Florida, well-known for the quality of bass the lake produces on a regular basis. While the North of the lake is not located in Daytona, it’s only located 30 to 60 minutes away from Daytona Beach and is a very popular choice for customers traveling from St Augustine, Jacksonville, and Gainesville as well. The reputation on Rodman Reservoir has continued for many years as producing the biggest and best largemouth bass fishing in North Florida. It has become an increasingly popular choice because once you’ve experienced this style of fishing you’ll quickly be recognized that it’s much more than just sitting and watching bobbers. We have a special kind of tackle and a secret way of hooking and rigging shiners. Interested in learning about, just let us know. [MORE RODMAN]
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Whether your fishing trip is a trip for the family, you’re on a couples get-a-way, single travelers, or friends. Daytona Beach is a fantastic destination. No matter where you are staying on Daytona Beach, by the Daytona Speedway, it’s all super convenient to most local Airports. The incredible diversity of our customers we take daily will ensure everyone’s unforgettable trip. While here, you must try the excellent Daytona food tours that can be taken by fun Daytona Bike Tour.
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WHY HIRE A DAYTONA BEACH FISHING GUIDE
There are several reasons why you should fish Daytona Beach with a local expert: firstly, navigation is crazy hard, and secondly, our local expert provides you with the best opportunity to land a trophy largemouth bass.
Our local experts and Daytona fishing guides come with full requirements from the United States Coast Guard. Years of professional experience in this fishery will provide you with an outstanding outdoor experience. Enjoy learning new techniques and methods of catching trophy fish, those are a few, and here are a few more for you to consider.
- Your learning curve will be cut in half.
- Guide supplies all the gear.
- No boat needed, maintenance or fuel.
- Go for fun, make it an adventure by sharing the experience.
- Safety, it’s hard to learn new waters.
- No local pressure, good guides have great spots.
- Establish a relationship with your guide so you can text for info.
RULES & REGULATIONS
If your fishing aboard a freshwater charter, the captain’s license will NOT cover everybody on board. On Saltwater trips, however, you will be covered under the captain’s license. So you will need to pick up a fishing license for all anglers between the ages of 16–64, regardless of whether you’re heading out with a captain or not. This means, even if you are fishing in a local pond it requires a license. Some species of fish are subject to tight regulations, be sure to consult with your captain or it fishing on your own go to the FWC website before heading out.
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DAYTONA BEACH F.A.Q.
Can you fish on Daytona Beach?
The Ins and Outs of Fishing on Daytona Beach. Florida boasts some of the best fishing in the world, and the Daytona Beach area is no exception. … There is the option to fish from the Beach, the areas have clearly marked no fishing in the heavily populated areas. But there are plenty of areas you can.
What's the best bait for Daytona beach bass fishing?
This is depended on the watercolor and time of year. The hotter month the fish seem to slow down, so you need to as well and plastic worms are a great way to do this. In the spring and winter months, the fish are more active, which allows you to be as well. So topwater, spinnerbaits, all those moving baits that are so much fun.
What is the best month to fish in Florida?
This is because summer is when the lakes and rivers are the warmest, so the fish seek cooler water temp which means they typically go deeper. More specifically, the months from July to September. So that leaves November to June to get out and fish why if at its best.
Do you need a fishing license to fish in Daytona beach Florida?
Out-of-state fishing and hunting licenses are not valid in Florida. A fishing license is required to attempt to take fish. If you cast a line or catch and release, you need a license. … Non-residents using beach or haul seines for recreational purposes are required to have a commercial saltwater products license.
Do senior citizens need a license to fish in Florida?
Florida residents age 65 or older only need a Florida Driver License or Identification Card to prove residency and age. They are not required to purchase the following recreational licenses and permits: Saltwater fishing, freshwater fishing and hunting licenses.
Can you bring coolers on Daytona Beach fishing trip?
You may bring your own fishing equipment and cooler with drinks and food and that’s okay! … Absolutely, you can bring whatever you are most comfortable with and also your own drinks and food.