You don’t have to go far in the Jacksonville area to find water. While the city itself is located approximately 17 miles inland, it sits on shores of the St. Johns River. The Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway is to the east. So whether you’re a boater, a fisherman, or both, Jacksonville has you covered.
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There are lots of options for fishing in and around Jacksonville. Whether you’re on the pier or in the surf, the river or the inland waterways, you’ll have plenty of fish to choose from.
Some of the saltwater fish you’ll typically find in the area include redfish, pompano, black drum, sheepshead, cobia, flounder, barracuda, skates, trout and many more.
There are plenty of places to put your boat in the water, or even just drop a line.