Big Pine Key Fishing

Big Pine Key and the lower keys are located between Marathon and Key West in the southern end of the Florida Keys. The areas around Big Pine Key are a maze of mangrove islands and channels, and are great for back country fishing . It has direct access to the gulf of Mexico to the north and the atlantic to the south. There are ton of bridges of varying sizes to fish including Bahia Honda bridge which is famous for tarpon fishing in the spring and summer. There are numerous wrecks on the atlantic side, and also the looe Key Sanctuary which you cannot fish but is supposed to be one of the best snorkeling spots in the country.

The are a bunch of great campgrounds in the big pine key area like the Big Pine Key Fishing lodge and the Bahia Honda state campground both have great boat access and fishing access from shore.