Welcome to Florida's Saltwater Fishing!
Fish of the Week - Lookdown
Silvery, iridescent, sometimes with brassy highlights
Body extremely compressed and deep, platelike
Front of head very steep; lobes at front of soft dorsal and anal fins very long
Pelvic fins small
Lateral line arched toward front
Young: spines at front of dorsal fin and rays in pelvic fin streamer like
Size: To 12 inches
Art by Diane Rome Peebles
From mangroves to salt marshes, Florida is the "Fishing Capital of the World." We hope you'll find the information below handy for planning your next Florida fishing trip, be it commercial or recreational.
Visit FishingCapital.com for more on Florida saltwater fishing including fishing hotspots and reports, or click on one of the links below.
Gone Coastal: A column on marine fisheries
Other Marine Fisheries Information