Best Florida Fly Fishing Rivers

Florida has 4 fly fish spots.

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Florida is known for four scenic fly streams and rivers. The best Florida fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Little Manatee River, Alafia River, Homosassa River, and Florida Keys. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Florida fly fishing river or stream below.

Featured FLY FISHING RIVERS

Little Manatee River

Southeast of Tampa and Ruskin, the Little Manatee River is popular with fly fishermen, especially the upper sections. For success, try topwater flies early morning and then go subsurface as the day heats up. A easy place to access the Little Manitee River for fly fishing is...  MORE INFO

Homosassa River

Southwest of the town of Crystal River, the fly fishing on the Homosassa River is popular for its tarpon runs. The Homosassa River runs from the headwaters south of the town of Crystal River downstream 25 miles to Oklahoma Flat off Pine Island.  MORE INFO

Alafia River

East of Tampa and Brandon, the Alafia River is popular with fly fishermen. For success, try topwater flies early morning and then go subsurface as the day heats up. The best Alafia River fly fishing is located at...  MORE INFO

Florida Keys

Northwest of Islamorada, there is good beach and boat accessed fly fishing in the Florida Bay. The bay side of the Florida Keys is known for shallow water game species including its tarpon, bonefish and permit fly fishing. Some of the popular fly fishing sites are Seven Mile, Loggerhead, Nine Mile and The Pocket.  MORE INFO