Beaches in Charlotte County Florida - great for saltwater fishing

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Charlotte County, Florida

Charlotte County, Florida ~ Beaches





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Chadwick Park / Englewood Beach
surf fishing at englewood beach park 2100 North Beach Road
Englewood FL 34223

GPS 26° 55'30.47" N    82° 21'39.17" W
( Park entrance )

NOAA Port Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor 8725577

Swimming, Pavilions rentals, Picnicking, Grills, Restrooms / Port-O-Lets, Fishing, Birding, Playground, Basketball, and Volleyball Courts.
Beach wheelchairs are available 7 days a week on a help yourself basis starting at 7:30 a.m. and must be returned by 3:30 p.m. to be locked up for the evening.

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Don Pedro State Park
beach at don pedro state park 8450 Placida Road
Cape Haze, FL 33946

GPS 26° 51'32.90" N    82° 17'57.39" W
( Entrance to park )

GPS 26° 51'21.56" N    82° 18'10.33" W
( Dock on mainland side)

GPS 26° 50'48.43" N    82° 18'07.18" W
( Dock on island side)

NOAA Placida, Gasparilla Sound 8725667

Audio Brochure for Don Pedro Island State Park.

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Gasparilla Island State Park
surf fishing beach at gasparilla state park Gulf Boulevard and Belcher Road
Boca Grande, FL 33921

GPS 26° 43'10.37" N    82° 15'41.00" W
( Above intersection )

NOAA Port Boca Grande, Charlotte 8725577

This location appears on both on the Charlotte County page and the Lee County page due to it's unique location.

Audio Brochure for Gasparilla Island State Park.

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map of gasparilla state park

Ponce De Leon Park Beach
Ponce de Leon Parkway and West Marion Avenue
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Address does not populate well in all systems use GPS if possible.

GPS 26° 55'01.47" N    82° 05'25.29" W
( Entrance )

Man made beach about 350 feet in length along the shores of the Charlotte Harbor.

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Port Charlotte Beach Park
sign at port charlotte beach park 4500 Harbor Boulevard
Port Charlotte, Florida 33952


GPS 26° 57'43.06" N    82° 06'33.63" W
( Park entrance )

NOAA Punta Gorda 8725744

The Port Charlotte Beach Park operated by Charlotte County sits on 16 acres at the north end of Charlotte Harbor at the intersection with the Peace River. The park has a tremendous amount to offer including; a beach area, swimming pool, picnic shelters, grills, playground, hand launch, boat ramp, fishing pier, volleyball courts and restrooms. The hourly parking fees are payable at the kiosks located within the park, once purchased, display on your dashboard. Annual parking passes are also available for purchase call 941-625-7529.

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Stump Pass Beach Park
beach view at stump pass state park 700 Gulf Boulevard
Englewood, Florida 34233

GPS 26° 54'40.26" N    82° 21'10.48" W
( Park entrance )

NOAA Port Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor 8725577

Snorkeling, swimming, fishing, sunbathing and shelling are just some of the beach activities at Stump Pass. Fishing in and around Stump Pass can produce species such as; Trout, Redfish, Snapper, Snook, Sheepshead, Tarpon, Whiting and Flounder. Picnic pavilions and covered picnic tables. Restrooms are available and are ADA accessible. Showers to rinse off are on-site. Boating the protected in the waters of the bay is great for small boats, sailing or water skiing.

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Click here to go to Boca Grande Beach Accesses Chart

By clicking on the above link it will take you to a Lee County based page.

Boca Grande is actually in Lee County, but it can only be accessed by driving through Charlotte County.

Useful Links

Florida Saltwater Fishing RegulationsSafe Handling of Self Caught Seafood
Tides in Charlotte CountySaltwater Fish Species of Florida
Videos of Fishing KnotsSeafood Recipes
Fishing Calendar for the Gulf of Mexico
Public Beaches in Charlotte County Florida
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Areas in Charlotte County Florida Include; Boca Grande, Cape Haze, Charlotte Harbor, Charlotte Park, Cleveland, Deep Creek, Englewood, Grove City, Harbour Heights, Manasota Key, Murdock, Placida, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Rotonda and Solana.
Areas of Salt and Brackish Water in Charlotte County Florida Include; Alligator Bay, Alligator Creek North Fork, Alligator Creek South Fork, Catfish Creek, Charlotte Harbor, Coral Creek, Deerfly Bay, Gasparilla Sound, Gulf of Mexico, Hunter Creek, Jim Long Lake, Lemon Bay, Little Alligator Creek, Muddy Cove, Myakka Cutoff, Myakka River, Peace River, Placida Harbor, Sam Knight Creek, Shell Creek, Tippecanoe Bay, Turtle Bay and Whidden Creek.

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