All fishing regulations for national seashore waters in Florida correspond with Florida fishing regulations. In the Perdido Key, Fort Pickens, and Santa Rosa Areas the national seashore boundary extends on the north to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and on the south one mile from the low tide line of the island. At Naval Live Oaks the national seashore boundary extends 100 yards from the low tide line.
Within the seashore boundaries are thriving seagrass beds. Threats to these important resources include: degraded water quality, dredge and fill projects, physical impacts from boat groundings, and boat propellers and anchors. Please use caution when fishing and do not walk through seagrass beds. Please do not anchor your boat in these areas.
Spear FishingThere are specific rules and regulations for spear fishing within national seashore waters. In all areas of the seashore the use of bow and/or arrow or spear guns, or Hawaiian slings is prohibited.
All spear fishing activity is prohibited in the following areas:
Last updated: March 18, 2020