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Kids Fishing In Florida

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in FL.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Florida kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Florida to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Sunshine State.

Boca Raton
- Cliff Lake Park
- Colee Hammock Park
- Hugh Taylor Birch Park
- Mills Pond Park
- Riverland Woods Park
- Snyder Park
- Tarpon Cove Park
- Townsend Park

Callahan
- Amelia Island Park

Cape Coral
- Horton Park

Charlotte
- Myakka River State Park

Clearwater
- Bartlett Park
- Boyd Hill Park
- Chautauqua Park
- Childs Park Lake
- Cliff Stephens Park
- Cook Park
- Crescent Lake Park
- Demens Landing Park
- Fossil Park
- Mirror Lake Park

Everglades
- Dry Tortugas Nat'l Park

Gainsville
- Nature Park
- Ritterhoff Park
- Tuscawilla Park

Jacksonville
- Fort George River
- Huguenot Memorial Park
- Kathryn Abby Hanna Park

Kissimmee
- Lake Kissimmee
- Lake Tohopekaliga

Lakeland
- Lake Bonny Shore Park
- Lake Hollingsworth Park
- Lake Parker Park
- Lake Somerset Park
- Peterson Park
- Sertoma Park

Miami
- Biscayne National Park
- Charles Hadley Park
- Jose Marti Park
- Oleta River State Park

Orlando
- Barber Park
- Bithlo Community Park
- Blanchard Park
- Crystal Lake Park
- Downey Park
- Gordon Barnett Park
- Hourglass Park
- Lake Baldwin
- Lake Fairview Park
- Lake Ivanhoe Park
- Lake Underhill Park
- Lawne Lake
- Magnolia Park
- Millennium Park
- Roosevelt Martin Park
- Shadow Bay Park Ponds

Palm Beach
- Boat Club Park
- Knowles Park
- Lake Mangonia Park
- Okeeheelee Park
- Pioneer Canal Park
- Quiet Waters Park
- Sand Hill Crane Park
- South Beach Park

Panama City
- St. Andrews State Park

Pensacola
- Big Lagoon State Park
- Escambia River
- Perdido Key State Park
- Wayside Park

Tallahassee
- Lake Talquin State park

Tampa
- Al Lopez Park
- Bobby Hicks Park
- Cypress Point Park
- Davis Islands Park
- DeSoto Park
- Egmont Key State Park
- Gadsden Park
- Lowry Park
- Picnic Island Beach
- Rivercove Park
- Riverside Garden Park
- Rowlett Park
- Sulphur Springs Park
- Tappan Park
- Tony Janus Park

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in FL

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

Click here for more tips and details for a successful kids day fishing.

5 lb Bass Florida

Collin T Bellomy, age 3, caught this nice 5-pound bass in the Withlacoochee River.


Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our FL kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.

 

Help us identify other youth fishing spots in FL.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Florida.