Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Boca Ciega Bay

4.6

Pinellas County, FL

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity 18.37 ft.
Depth 18.37 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Boca Ciega Bay, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Pinellas County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Boca Ciega Bay.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Pinellas County, Florida, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Boca Ciega Bay.

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Boca Ciega Bay Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Boca Ciega Bay, FL

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Boca Ciega Bay to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Florida.

There are countless Boca Ciega Bay fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Common snook, Spotted seatrout, Red drum, Mangrove snapper, Sheepshead, Black drum, Crevalle jack , as of July 9, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Common snook

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Regulation

Season

Closed from June 01,to August 31; from December 15,to January 31

Bag limit

1

Vessel limit

0

Max size

32"

Min size

28"

Measurement

Total Length

Prohibited methods

Gigging, Snagging, Spears, Multiple Hooks

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Spotted seatrout

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Regulation

Season

Closed from November 01 to December 31

Bag limit

2

Max size

19"

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total Length

Prohibited methods

Snagging, Multiple Hooks

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Red drum

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Vessel limit

2

Max size

27"

Min size

18"

Measurement

Total Length

Prohibited methods

Gigging, Snagging, Spears, Multiple Hooks

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Mangrove snapper

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

10"

Measurement

Total length

Above are just a few of the species found in Boca Ciega Bay. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Boca Ciega Bay you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 7 species of fish in Boca Ciega Bay.

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Fishing Spots Near the Boca Ciega Bay

Must visit the following nearest Boca Ciega Bay fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Pinellas County, FL

9 hot spots

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Hillsborough County, FL

7 hot spots

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Hillsborough County, FL

7 hot spots

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Polk County, FL

5 hot spots

4.3

Polk County, FL

6 hot spots

4.4

Sumter County, FL

6 hot spots

4.3

Polk County, FL

4 hot spots

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Citrus County, FL

5 hot spots

4.3

Lake County, FL

8 hot spots

4.3

Lee County, FL

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Boca Ciega Bay

  • The best fishing time at Boca Ciega Bay is early morning. The period from March to June is the most productive.
  • Fish are mostly hiding in shipwrecks, coral reefs, buoys, reefs, rocks and ledges.

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