Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Boating and Angling

The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) develops a variety of cartographic products in response to the needs of the community. The Boating and Angling Guides are one such example. The FWRI provides technical support in the form of data and cartographic layout and works with a variety of local, state and federal partners.

The Boating and Angling Guide Survey

Do you use information from the free Boating and Angling Guides available at local tackle shops and marinas?

FWRI Boating and Angling Guides

Since 1992, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute has been producing a statewide series of educational boater guides that target anglers and boaters to inform them about Florida's coastal and marine ecosystems.

Online Boating and Angling Guides

The online Boating and Angling Guides complement the printed versions. The digital guides contain all information found on the printed versions, as well as detailed and interactive maps. Users may zoom and print specific sections of the guides.

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