Fish Like a Local in Martin County

Photo by Vivian Thedford, MCHS Academy of Photography  |  Original content from Discover Martin.

Martin County is known for its world-class fishing, but you don’t have to be a seasoned angler to enjoy our abundance of species and waterways. Plan your escape and start reeling in the memories!

Fish Martin County Waters For A Chance To Catch A Record Setter

For some, fishing is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors. And if something decides to take the bait, even better. For others, fishing is more than just a fun way to pass the time. It is a way to achieve personal goals or enhance the inherent adventure.

Sometimes those catches – both when an angler has a well-laid plan for a specific fishing target and when a random fish takes a random offering – wind up as a fishing record. Martin County waters are home to numerous fishing records. Some are state records while others are world records. So the next time you’re wetting a line or soaking a shrimp in Martin County waters, don’t be surprised if what you reel in is one of the biggest of its species ever caught. Here are five of Martin County’s most interesting record catches.

Martin County Has A Rich Legacy Of World-Class Lady Anglers

The waters of Martin County are rich with numerous opportunities to enjoy world-class fishing. However, in a sport dominated by men, it should come as no surprise that some of the people who were most influential on promoting fishing in Martin County were lady anglers.

These lady anglers were not content with fishing in the background of their husbands or boyfriends. Rather, these women – and tens of thousands just like them – are the kind who enjoy rising before dawn. They love the smell of the salt air as their boat heads towards the Atlantic Ocean. They can’t wait to feel that tug on their end of the line and the excitement of seeing what their skill brings from the water.

Through their fishing feats, these women have helped to put Martin County on the map as a top fishing destination. If you’re a man who thinks himself a pretty good angler, just know, in these parts, you’ve got some good competition from excellent lady anglers.

Tips On How And Where To Fish With Youngsters In Martin County

By reputation, Martin County is one of the fishiest counties in all of Florida. Scores of species of fish live in the warm subtropical waters here. As a result, Martin County is the perfect place to make a fishing memory with kids. Sometimes, fishing with children can be challenging – but it doesn’t have to be. Here are few tips to make those experiences fun ones they will remember, and if they catch something, you can bet they will want to return. Click here for some tips on fishing with the youngsters!


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