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Feature - Florida Bay

Feature - Florida Bay
Feature - Florida Bay

In the June issue, Projects Editor Frank Sargeant profiles bountiful Florida Bay, from its environmental ups and downs, to its current status as a world-class light-tackle fishery. The article is part of our ongoing occasional series covering Florida’s precious estuaries. Here are some exclusive Web images not shown in the magazine.

Miles of mangrove green are buffered by clean white beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.
Chickees like this serve as rustic backcountry campsites for boaters. To make reservations, contact the National Park at (305) 242-7700.
These toothy guys often point to fishy shorelines.
The marina at Flamingo buzzes with activity on a summer weekend. This is the bay side ramp; another nearby accesses the backcountry via Buttonwood Canal.
There’s bewildering variety here. Along a mangrove shoreline you might hook any of a number of species: snapper, redfish, drum, snook, shark or even grouper.
Catch-and-release snook fishing near the rivermouths is usually dynamite in June.
Good-size summer snook.
Tripletail often shadow the channel and park boundary markers. This one’s a little guy.

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