Fishing in Indian River County

Fishing Areas
in Indian River County, Florida

Surf Fishing:
Available on all county shores, except in swimming areas protected by lifeguards at the public beaches. Summer fishing for snook, jacks, ladyfish, moonfish, sheepshead, whiting and small barracuda. Fall fishing for large redfsh, tarpon, king mackerel, big snook, sharks, bluefish and pompano.

Deep Sea Fishing:
Access the Atlantic Ocean through the Sebastian Inlet or the Fort Pierce Inlet. Sebastian Inlet is difficult and requires experience.

Indian River:
Diverse and extensive fishing throughout.

Sebastian Inlet:
Excellent fishing; extensive facilities include pier and bridge walk.

Sebastian River:
Access from Indian River above the county line. Excellent, secluded fishing and wildlife.

Canals:
Fishing from shore, bass boats and air boats.

Marshes:
Includes Miami Lakes/Garcia, which is accessed one mile north of SR 60 on CR 512. Also, Stick Marsh in the northwest corner of the county and the adjoining Farm 13 supports a largemouth bass fishery that is judged to be one of the finest in the world.

Blue Cypress Lake:
West on SR 60, 28 miles from Vero Beach. Then, take dirt road for 5 miles. Lake is 7 miles long and about 3 miles wide. Reputed to be one of the best largemouth bass lakes in the state. Clear-water lake, large population of fish and wildlife.

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