Welcome to our Apalachicola, FL Fishing Home Page

The Apalachicola area is a nice beach vacation destination without the crowds.  You won’t find all of the amenities that you will find in many of Florida’s popular beach destinations, but you will find enough places to eat, some nice lodging accommodations, beautiful beaches and excellent fishing.

The Fish of Apalachicola

Learn more about the different fish and how to catch them on our Fish of Apalachicola page.

Apalachicola Fishing Calendar

Take a look at our Apalachicola fishing calendar to see the average temperatures by month and what species are throughout the different fishing seasons.

Apalachicola Boat Launches

Take a look at our Apalachicola Boat Launches page to find a place to get your boat on the water.

Apalachicola Inshore Fishing

The Apalachicola Bay offers anglers some awesome inshore fishing opportunities. The barrier islands allow anglers to fish calmer water and with river feeding into the bay, numerous flats, passes and oyster beds, anglers have so many places to find fish. Anglers target a variety of fish here, but the most popular fish that anglers target in the bay are redfish, sea trout, flounder, sheepshead and black drum. The time of year will dictate what anglers catch in the bay.

Learn more on our Apalachicola Inshore Fishing page.

Amelia Island Nearshore Fishing

Nearshore, anglers can catch a lot of fish running along the outside of the beaches along the barrier islands throughout this area. Some of the species you may catch here in the nearshore waters are tarpon, grouper, snapper, kingfish, cobia and others. The time of year will dictate what fish will be more prevalent.

Apalachicola Deep Sea / Offshore Fishing

There is some excellent fishing in the offshore waters of Apalachicola. Local anglers and fishing charters fish offshore for a variety of fish and the target species of fish will vary depending on the season. The popular fish that are targeted here are grouper, snapper, cobia, king mackerel, amberjack, wahoo, barracuda and mahi mahi.

Learn more on our Apalachicola Deep Sea Fishing page.

Apalachicola Shore Fishing

There are miles of beaches and plenty of places to fish from the surf.  Some of the popular species of fish that you may catch from the beaches are whiting, pompano and redfish.  From the bridges, you have tons of room to fish for a variety of fish such as redfish, sheepshead, black drum, flounder, sea trout, flounder, sharks and more.

Learn about the best spots to fish here from shore.

Apalachicola Small Boat Fishing

If you are coming here to fish in a smaller watercraft such as a canoe, kayak or inflatable, check out our Apalachicola Small Boat Fishing page to see the best spots to get your watercraft on the water.