Fishing in Daytona Beach
Fishing in the Daytona Beach area offers the angler unique options to enjoy the sport! Offshore, coastal and inland fishing with beautiful weather year-round affords the opportunity to cast your reel in a variety of settings. Imagine saltwater fishing one day, freshwater the next and brackish on another day! Fish from two of Florida's iconic wooden piers in Daytona Beach, cruise out to the deep sea from Ponce Inlet and fish offshore, experience reeling in a bass from the storied St. Johns River, or sit atop a kayak and fish the flats of the Tomoka River and Indian River Lagoon...it's all here!
Artificial Reef Program
In support of the recreational and commercial fishing industry, marine habitat and artificial reefs are being constructed off the coast of Volusia County. The Sunglow Pier Reef area in Daytona Beach Shores is 50 to 60 feet deep and located five miles north of Ponce de Leon Inlet. The Flagler Avenue Reef area in New Smyrna Beach is 40' to 50 feet deep and located three miles south of Ponce de Leon Inlet. Learn more about the program and how to locate marine wildlife and artificial reef fishing maps.
Fish right away!
Order a temporary fishing license online and become acquainted with local requirements, or call (888) 347-4356. Fishing licenses can also be purchased at area Walmart locations, bait and tackle shops and sporting goods stores.