Sarasota - Manatee


This page lists places to enjoy family fishing in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
Kids Sarasota and Bradenton: Fishing - Fun 4 SRQ Kids
Ackerman Park Fishing

This is a small park that sits on Ackerman Lake. The lake is a great place for bird watching, picnics, and fishing. Amenities: -​26 acres -fishi ...

Area: North Sarasota
6481 Interstate Blvd, Sarasota, Florida, 34240
Bay Island Park Fishing

Bay Island Park is a small park for fishing. You can find it on the east bound approach to Siesta Key Bridge.

Area: Barrier Islands
East Bound approach to Siesta Key Bridge, Sarasota, FL
Bayfront Park and Marina Fishing

Bayfront Park is located on the marina near downtown Sarasota. The park is a great spot for fishing. The park also boasts a playground, children's pla ...

Area: North Sarasota
U.S. 41 & Gulfstream Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Bennett Park Fishing

Bennett Park, located near I-75, combines classic park recreational opportunities with conservation areas perfect for nature walks and wildlife viewin ...

Area: East Bradenton
400 Cypress Creek Blvd., Bradenton, FL, 34208
Blackburn Point Park

Blackburn Point Park is a 15-acre water access park, comprised of three nodes/sections, having each one their individual characteristics and amenities ...

Area: South Sarasota
800 Blackburn Point Road, Osprey, FL
Blue Ridge Park Fishing

The park is located on the Blue Ridge Waterway with a nice green space along the water and Live Oaks, Sabal Palms, Slash Pines and Palmettos in the la ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
2155 Ridgewood Drive, North Port, FL, 34285
Bradenton Riverwalk Fishing Pier

As downtown Bradenton’s showpiece, the Riverwalk is our outdoor gathering place. Overlooking the Manatee River, the Riverwalk is a 1.5-mile park spann ...

Area: West Bradenton
Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Brohard Beach and Paw Park

Brohard Beach is the place to be if you want to share the beach experience with your canine companion. There is an enclosed play yard with watering ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
1600 Harbor Drive, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Bunker Hill Park Fishing Dock

Bunker Hill Park has the following amenities: Baseball Field Bike Rack Bleachers Canoe/Kayak Launch Dock Open Play Area Pavilion Picnic Tables ...

Area: North Manatee
35600 St. Rd. 62, Duette, FL, 34219
CB's Saltwater Outfitters- Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters

We provide a variety of Sarasota boat rentals including: Runabouts, center console models, deck boats, and pontoon boats made for fishing and cruising ...

Area: Barrier Islands
Multiple Locations
Celery Fields Fishing

The location of the site and the large number of diverse bird species make the Celery Fields an ideal location for wildlife watching and passive recre ...

Area: North Sarasota
6893 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, FL
Centennial Park Fishing

This park offers three double-lane boat ramps with a roundabout lane for trailer turnaround. Leashed dogs are allowed. There is a small section of ...

Area: North Sarasota
1059 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Charter Fishing Sarasota Family Friendly Charters

Done properly, fishing with kids is fun and funny, but the wrong captain can easily ruin a child's enthusiasm for fishing by, frankly, being a jerk. T ...

Area: North Sarasota
Hart's Landing, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Chauncy Howard Park Fishing

Owned by the city of Venice, this park serves as a beach access to Venice Beach and offers a good fishing location. No lifeguards on duty. A ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
800 The Esplanade North, Venice, FL
Christopher Wheeler Park Fishing

This little park allows canoe and kayak access to Roberts Bay. There are benches, but no restrooms or picnic tables. Fishing is a perfect activity. ...

Area: Barrier Islands
1300 Old Stickney Point Road (East end), Sarasota, FL
Conservatory Park Fishing Pier

Conservatory Park is a 55 acre site with a focus on outdoor and nature-based recreation. Park amenities include: Education Area - Outdoors Pavilions ...

Area: North Sarasota
8027 Conservatory Drive, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Deer Prairie Creek Preserve Fishing

This 6,439-acre preserve, located along the wild and scenic Myakka River, was purchased between 2000 and 2004 through a partnership with the Southwest ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
7001 Forbes Trail, Venice, FL
Englewood Sports Complex Fishing

Englewood Sports Complex is considered one of Sarasota County's premier locations. This property has seven fishing ponds among other things. This 1 ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
1300 S. River Road, Englewood, FL
Fort Hamer Park Fishing Dock

Fort Hamer Park in Parrish offers the following amenities: Boat Ramp Dock Pavilion Picnic Tables Rest Rooms Trash Receptacles

Area: North Manatee
1605 Ft. Hamer Road, Parrish, FL, 34219
Green Bridge Fishing Pier

A portion of the demolished Green Bridge spanning Manatee River between Palmetto and Bradenton was saved and converted into a pier.

Area: North Manatee
101 - 8th Ave. W., Palmetto, FL, 34221
Harts Landing- Tony Saprito Pier Fishing

The park offers a view of the Sarasota skyline and has a concession and bait shop. This pier offers great fishing. This park is also a point of in ...

Area: Barrier Islands
420 John Ringling Causeway, Sarasota, FL
Heron's Nest Nature Park Fishing

This is a tranquil natural park set on 110 acres. Two lakes, Heron and Summerfield, are 12 and 27 acres. Fishing and boating are encouraged. Soft mulc ...

Area: Lakewood Ranch
Lake Heron, Lakewood Ranch, FL
Higel Marine Park Fishing

Higel Park is primarily used for boat access. The boat ramp consists of one double ramp with docks. There is a scenic picnic spot overlooking the Int ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
1330 Tarpon Center Drive, Venice, FL
Humphris Park Fishing

Humphris Park is the entrance to the south jetty. It is named for Thomas H. Humphris, who was mayor of Venice from 1972-73. The spot is known for fish ...

Area: Barrier Islands
2000 Tarpon Center Drive, Venice, FL
Indian Mound Park Fishing

Indian Mound provides a rare opportunity to visit a significant Indian Mound site. The contoured landscape is a direct result of Indian habitation. ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
210 Winson Ave., Englewood, FL
Jigg's Landing Fishing

Jigg's Landing on the Ever's Reservoir offers freshwater fishing and canoeing opportunities on the Evers Reservoir and Braden River. The property was ...

Area: East Bradenton
6106 63rd Street East, Bradenton, FL
Ken Thompson Park Fishing

Ken Thompson Park is a waterfront park providing many recreational opportunities, including boardwalks through mangroves and tidal marsh restoration a ...

Area: Barrier Islands
1700 Ken Thompson Parkway, Lido Key, FL
Lake Manatee State Park Fishing

Lake Manatee State Park is located 15 miles east of Bradenton, Florida on State Road 64. It extends three miles along the south shore of beautiful Lak ...

Area: East Bradenton
20007 State Road 64 East, Bradenton, FL, 34212
Lee Side Fishing Charters

Lee Side Fishing Charters with Captain Jeremy Lee is based out of Sarasota, Florida we have an amazing opportunity to chase some of the most sought af ...

Area: North Sarasota
Lemon Bay Park and Environmental Center Fishing

Lemon Bay Park is a 210-acre nature-based park located in Englewood with 1.7 miles of shoreline on the beautiful Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve. Enjoy ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood, FL
Lime Lake Park

This beautiful three-acre neighborhood park is located at the end of Lime Avenue in Sarasota. Exercise by walking the wide concrete trail that cir ...

Area: North Sarasota
2020 N. Lime Ave., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lime Lake Park Fishing Pier

This beautiful three-acre neighborhood park is located at the end of Lime Avenue in Sarasota. Exercise by walking the wide concrete trail that cir ...

Area: North Sarasota
2020 N. Lime Ave., Sarasota, FL
Loreto Court Bay Access

This neighborhood park features boat launch, which provides water access to Dona and Roberts Bays, and the Gulf of Mexico via Shakett Creek. Trailer p ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
800 Loreto Court, Nokomis, FL
Manasota Beach Park Fishing

Manasota Beach is located at the west end of Manasota Beach Road, between the Gulf and the Intracoastal Waterway. This is an ideal site to spend leisu ...

Area: Barrier Islands
8570 Manasota Key Road, Manasota Key, FL
Mangrove Fishing Charters

Come join Mangrove Charters on a sunset trip or sandbar cruise with U.S.C.G. approved Capt. Kelly Kurtz, and explore Sarasota Florida’s arresting beau ...

Area: Barrier Islands
Multiple Locations
Marina Park and Boat Ramp Venice

Marina Park and Boat Ramp provides access to the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and other waterways in the area. Ideal for small boats, canoes and kayaks ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
​301 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL
Marina Park and Boat Ramp Venice Fishing

Marina Park and Boat Ramp provides access to the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and other waterways in the area. Ideal for small boats, canoes and kayaks ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
​301 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL
Marina Park North Port Fishing

Marina Park and Boat Ramp provides access to Myakkahatchee Waterway and other nearby waterways. Enjoy the beauty of Florida's landscape from water, or ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
7030 Chancellor Blvd, North Port, FL
Myakka State Forest Fishing

Myakka State Forest offers plenty of fishing opportunities. All water bodies are open for fishing, unless posted closed. Contact FWC for information r ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
2000 South River Road, Englewood, FL, 34223
Nathan Benderson Park Fishing Pier

Nathan Benderson Park is a unique recreational venue which provides the public access to several lakes for non-motorized boating, fishing, bird-watchi ...

Area: North Sarasota
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL
Neptune Boat Rentals

Enjoy the beautiful waters of Southwest Florida by Boat. Neptune Boat Rentals has clean late model Deck, Pontoon and Fishing Skiffs all equipped with ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
260 Maryland Ave., Englewood, FL, 34224
New Pass Fishing Piers

New Pass Fishing Piers offers a perfect and popular fishing spot on City Island.

Area: Barrier Islands
City Island, Sarasota, FL
Nokomis Beach Park Fishing

Nokomis Beach is Sarasota County's oldest beach. This is a family oriented beach and is popular for fishing and picnicking. A system of walkovers prov ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
100 Casey Key Road, Casey Key, Nokomis, FL
Nokomis Community Park Fishing

The Nokomis Park Community Center is comprised of three multi-purpose rooms that are available to rent. The main hall is approximately 1586 square fee ...

Area: South Sarasota
234 Nippino Trail East, Nokomis, FL
Norsota Way Park

Norsota Way Park is a great local fishing spot.

Area: Barrier Islands
Siesta Drive & Norsota Way, Sarasota, FL
North Jetty Park Fishing

North Jetty Beach Park offers to visitors the opportunity to watch the boats pass through the channel from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf of Me ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
1000 Casey Key Road, Casey Key, Nokomis, FL
Oscar Scherer State Park Fishing

This park’s large acreage of scrubby flatwoods makes it one of the best places in southwest Florida to view Florida scrub-jays, an imperiled species f ...

Area: South Sarasota
1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL, 34229
Osprey Fishing Pier

The Osprey Fishing Pier is a treasured piece of southern Sarasota County history. Generations of families learned about the joys of fishing from this ...

Area: South Sarasota
West End of Main Street, Osprey, FL
Palma Sola Causeway Park Fishing

Palma Sola is a park located along the causeway and offers many amenities and great access to fishing. The park is dog friendly. Amenities: Dock ...

Area: West Bradenton
9000 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL
Palmetto Estuary Park Fishing

Palmetto Estuary Park is a preservation project. The park boasts a playground, picnic area, trails, docks, and restrooms.

Area: North Manatee
101 -301 Rte 41, Palmetto, FL, 34221