South Region Fishing Forecast

October - December 2015

The following is a general description and quarterly forecastfor fishing conditions in major public water bodies in this region. For even more up-to-date information, we suggest you call or visit a local bait-and-tackle shop, fishing marina or guide service. We have provided information for some local contacts, who indicated they were willing to be listed herein. 

If you would like additional descriptions of these and other fishing sites listed by county, you can view or download the South Region Freshwater Fishing Guide PDF (2.2mb). Please note, however, that this document is not routinely updated to reflect current fishing conditions.


Everglades Conservation Areas Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach Canals
Lake Okeechobee Lake Osborne
Lake Trafford Statewide Forecasts

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