Tucked away in Nocatee Preserve this localized fishing spot offers great shore-based fishing. This requires fishing on the intracoastal waterway along vast mud banks and scattered oysters that provide great habitat for flounder and redfish. You can find more information about Nocatee Landing here.
Truly one of the most beautiful areas to fish on Florida’s Historic Coast is Guana Lake and dam. This area is located inside of GTM Research Reserve and provides exceptional fishing lake side and on the intracoastal side of the dam. There are options to rent kayaks and paddle boards to explore deeper into the lake too. This area is unique because large boats are prohibited in the lake and around the dam, allowing kayak anglers to find parts of old Florida few people experience.
If surf fishing is more of your style, Mickler’s Landing is the place to be. This area is located on Ponte Vedra Beach. Anglers often have good luck in this area because it doesn’t receive as much pressure as the other beaches. There are facilities and picnic tables in the area too making this a great spot to bring your family!
Mickler’s Wharf at Old Palm Valley Landing
Located on Canal Blvd. in Palm Valley, this small park provides history and a great location to fish from. On this part of the Intracoastal Waterway, you will be surprised by the beauty and abundant fishery at this location.
If you are not looking for the DIY experience, there are charter fishing guides in the Ponte Vedra area that would be happy to show you around. They can provide the knowledge, tackle, and boat to bring you along for a successful day on the water. You can find more information about charter fishing in the Ponte Vedra Beach here.
Ponte Vedra offers a lot of shore-based fishing areas for the anglers looking for more of an adventure. Not all locations have names and sometimes they are not very easy to get to, but local bait shops and other anglers may provide some secret honey holes to go check out.