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Big Pass

Big Pass


located within the following watersheds: Sarasota Bay Watershed, Gulf of Mexico Watershed


The area provides some of the most diverse and abundant recreational environments and facilities in the U.S. Visit these pages and links and learn about their locations, trademark features and amenities, and regulations for their use.

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Fishing Regulation

Fishing Regulations

For more information about fishing regulations and licenses concerning both freshwater and saltwater fishing in Florida, visit the following websites.

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Artificial Reefs

Artificial Reefs
Artificial reefs are created by the placing steel and concrete in carefully selected locations. Once the structure is established, tiny free-floating creatures attach, grow, and quickly attract larger marine life and fish. These lush natural-looking reefs replace lost habitats while creating recreational opportunities for fishing and diving. Learn more about artificial reefs »

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