Atlantic Ocean (FL)
Welcome to Floridas relaxed, laid-back destination. Where palm trees rustle in gentle breezes, and sun-painted shores stay blissfully uncrowded. And where the calming pleasures of our hotels, motels and resorts are a way of life. Take a boat ride down countless waterways or stroll past splendid shops, galleries and boutiques. Take a swing at famed golf courses, cast away your troubles fishing and explore so much more.
If you like to troll a strong line from a boat offshore, then this billfish capital is sure to serve up a stupendous sportfish trophy to take home. King mackerel, mahi-mahi, snapper, grouper, sea bass and cobia also swim here, and numerous guide and charter services are available to help make your deep-sea dream a reality. Lobster season in St. Luciewhich lasts from August 6 through March 31is not to be missed, as the areas teeming reefs are some of the states most thriving breeding grounds.
Should you prefer a more peacefully paced Atlantic angling experience, surf fishing along our beautiful coastline offers great fun. And you wont want to overlook pier fishing at South Jetty Park, where you can cast your cares away on the longest fishing jetty in Florida.