Florida Keys Bridge Fishing
Information on the 42 Florida Keys bridges - fishing tips and info.
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In the Florida Keys, bridge fishing is very popular. There are something like
fishing bridges scattered along Hwy 1 from Key Largo down to Key
West. These bridges are mostly part of
the old Flagler Railroad bridges that have been refurbished just for
fishing or walking - you won't get run over, traffic is on a separate
bridge. Most have parking areas for easy access and are used night
and day by all. There are clearly marked areas where you are not
allowed to fish on these Florida Keys bridges, usually a boat channel underneath -
please respect these areas for the safety boaters.
The longest bridge in the Keys is the 7 mile bridge. The old bridge was replaced
in the 80's, but still remains in place. There is a 2.2 mile span from Knight's
Key to The Pigeon Key that allows some fishing in the first several sections and
has a nice park area as well. there is plenty of
Bridge walking is a big pastime down here, on the old Pigeon Key bridge, you can
peer over the side and see the grass bottoms and many walkers see sting rays and
other assorted marine life. The scenery is spectacular on most of the bridges,
especially the farther south you get. There is also a dedicated fishing bridge
section on the South side of the bridge.
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