If you like to fish, you have found the right spot. Whether you hire a charter boat or fish right off the bridge, St. George Island and Apalachicola Bay offer some of the best fishing in Florida. Common species caught include: Redfish, Cobia, Pompano, Sheephead, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Whiting, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Bluefish, Striped Bass, Large Mouth Bass, Jack Crevalle, Tarpon, Grouper, Snapper, King Mackerel, Triple Tail, and Amberjack.
Bait and Tackle
Fishing Licenses are sold in the County Tax Collector's Office and in many bait and tackle shops. Licenses can also be obtained over the phone by calling 888-347-4356, or online at http://www.myfwc.com/license/recreational