Florida Fishing Regions

Wakulla County
Sopchoppy River
Tributary to the lower Ochlockonee River in Wakulla County. Reached over U.S. Hwy 319 south of Sopchoppy. Bream and shellcracker can be caught during the spring and summer on a variety of baits including crickets, redworms and wigglers. Bass fishing is fair during this time. Best baits are broken-back minnows and artificial worms.

St. Marks Refuge
Located in Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties. Reached over U.S. Hwy 319 at several state road junctions at Wakulla, Crawfordville, Sopchoppy, Newport, and Panacea. Bream and bass fishing is good in the spring, but ponds are only open to fishing during certain months according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations. Fishing information and map available on request from St. Marks Refuge Manager, Post Office Box 68, St. Marks, FL 323 55.

Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 10 May 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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