The District preserves hundreds of miles of freshwater shoreline along many of the most beautiful rivers and lakes in the region.
Fishing is allowed along the banks of District water bodies and by boat unless an area is posted closed to fishing. All fishing on District lands is subject to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission license requirements and regulations.
How to contact us:
Land Use and Protection Section (LND)
Southwest Florida Water Management District
2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, FL 34604-6899
Telephone: 1-800-423-1476 (toll-free, FL only) or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470
Fax: (352) 754-6877
Most District lands have good fishing spots. Below are some tracts chosen for their unique experience.
- Chassahowitzka River
and Coastal Swamps
- Dead River Park
- Deep Creek Preserve
- Edward Medard Park
- Green Swamp East Tract
- Green Swamp West Tract
- John B. Sargeant Park
- Lake Panasoffkee
- Tampa Bypass Canal
- Trout Creek Park
- Weekiwachee Preserve
- Weekiwachee Preserve – Bayport Park
- Withlacoochee River Park
- Wysong Park