fly fishing Naples Florida

Permit and it’s close cousin Pompano, are popular sport fish in Southwest Florida, as they love the grass and sand flats in our area. They feed on hard-shelled crabs and clams. Spawning happens twice a year, in early summer and fall.

Open Season: Year Round
Length: 11″-22″ fork length
Keep: 2 per harvester per day; no more than 2 per vessel
Gear: Hook and line only

We do not fish in the Special Permit Zone of the Keys.

Fish & Wildlife Commission Page