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Florida’s Forgotten Coast Fishing Resources

Sunrise Fishing on St. George Island

If you’re gearing up for a fishing trip to the Forgotten Coast, you may have some questions about our local angling scene. Fortunately, we have the answers and resources you need right here to plan the fishing adventure of a lifetime!

Thanks to the unique topography of the Apalachicola River and Bay systems, combined with our area’s prime location on the Gulf coast, Franklin County is home to diverse, highly productive marine habitats. When you plan your fishing trip to the Forgotten Coast, you can take your pick from a wide variety of fishing hotspots: from the Apalachicola River basin and the estuary system to wetlands, barrier islands and oyster bars to sand flats and seagrass flats to highly productive artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ready to start planning? Visit the following pages to find out everything you need to know about Franklin County: