Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Escambia River

4.5

Escambia County, FL

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity -
Depth < 15 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Escambia River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Escambia 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 Escambia River.

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

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Escambia River Fishing Map

Explore the Escambia River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 30°32'30.2"N 87°10'08.8"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Escambia River, FL

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

There are countless Escambia River 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 Largemouth bass, Red drum, Shadow bass, Spotted sunfish, Warmouth, Bluegill, Redear sunfish and others, as of February 21, 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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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Trophy limit

1 < 16"

Max size

16"

Measurement

Total Length

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Red drum

#Popular
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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Shadow bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

50

Min size

No

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Spotted sunfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

50

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Escambia River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Escambia River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 13 species of fish in Escambia River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Escambia River

Must visit the following nearest Escambia River fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Santa Rosa, FL

6 hot spots

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Mobile County, AL

6 hot spots

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Mobile County, AL

8 hot spots

4.5

Mobile County, AL

6 hot spots

4.2

Washington County, FL

4 hot spots

4.6

Franklin County, FL

6 hot spots

4.8

Elmore County, AL

10 hot spots

4.1

Barbour County, AL

10 hot spots

4.4

Coosa County, AL

7 hot spots

4.2

Saint Martin Parish, LA

6 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Escambia River

  • The best baits for redfish along the shores are live shrimps and bull minnows.
  • The best time for bass fishing on the Escambia River is during the spring and fall. Use crankbaits and live shrimps as baits. Late summer is considered the best fishing time.
  • Water levels play an important role in this area. Elevated water level is not good for fishing. The period from January through April is less productive. It is worth to check the water level in advance.
  • Black and Blue jigs, soft plastic lizards and cranbaits will help you to catch big fish.

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