New Smyrna Beach is a charming, beachside oasis, but it is also a paradise for people who love to fish! Surrounded by the ocean, gorgeous waterways and scenic rivers, New Smyrna Beach is simply teeming with aquatic life. If you’re fishing here, you’d be hard-pressed not to catch something. Actually, you’d be hard-pressed not to catch a lot!
If it is river fishing you love, you’re in luck in and around New Smyrna Beach. You have your choice of the St, John’s River, which is the largest river running through the state of Florida or the Indian River Lagoon, which is one of the most biodiverse estuaries in North America! And aside from trophy bass, you can come across trout, perch, crappie, bluegill, drum, carp, shad, gar and more.
Saltwater inshore and offshore fishing in New Smyrna Beach is heaven too, yielding all types of sharks, swordfish, dolphin fish, marlin, tuna, snapper, sailfish, triggerfish, pompano, tarpon, cobia, king mackerel, grouper, flounder and sea trout – just to name a few!
Plus, whatever type of ride you need to boat your limit, you can find that right here in New Smyrna Beach too! Gerry’s Marina, conveniently located on the North Causeway in New Smyrna Beach, is the place to go. Gerry’s Marina has been successfully serving the Central Florida fishing community for over 25 years, so if anyone can get you the boat you’re looking for, it is definitely the friendly, knowledgeable professionals at Gerry’s Marina.