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Fishing at Convoy Point in Biscayne National Park

Fishing at Convoy Point in Biscayne National Park

Fishing and lobstering is allowed in Biscayne National park, subject to Florida State fishing laws. No special licenses from the National Park Service are required. See the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission web page for rules and regulations.

Areas closed to fishing:

  • Within the area marked by buoys at the mouth of Boca Chita Key Harbor as well as within the harbor
  • Within the area marked by buoys at the mouth of Elliott Key Harbor as well as within the harbor. The only exception is that fishing from the maintenance dock just south of the main harbor is permitted.
  • The National Park Service boat basin at Park Headquarters at Convoy Point
  • The entrance/main road at Convoy Point
  • The northern side of Adams Key dock
  • On the northern end of the Convoy Point picnic area adjacent to the boardwalk, just east of the canoe ramp/launch area
  • Cast netting (also called a throw net) is prohibited at Convoy Point along the Convoy Point Jetty and foot bridge.
  • The collection of ornamental fish and ornamental reef organisms is prohibited.

For additional information, visit the National Park Service’s Fishing and Lobstering web page for Biscayne National Park.

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Last updated on November 1, 2023
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