Welcome to Florida's Saltwater Fishing!
Fish of the Week - Grass Porgy
Pale tan to silvery
Dark olive above
Dark bar across nape extends through eye to corner of the mouth
Dark blotches on body, in about 5 vertical and 4 horizontal series suggesting interrupted bars and stripes
Blotch near front of lateral line most prominent
Dark V at base of caudal fin
Lobes of caudal fin with dark bars
Size: To 10 inches
Habitat: Inshore seagrass beds
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