Best Florida Fly Fishing Rivers

Florida has 4 fly fish spots.

  September 15, 2018

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.



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FEATURED:  Little Manatee River

  Florida

  June 26, 2016

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...


FEATURED:  Homosassa River

  Florida

  July 19, 2016

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.


FEATURED:  Alafia River

  Florida

  July 1, 2016

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...


FEATURED:  Florida Keys

  Florida

  September 15, 2018

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.