Boating and Fishing on the St. Johns River

It’s National Fishing and Boating Week, which means it’s the perfect time to celebrate the importance of boating and fishing on the St. Johns River. We’ve got the tips you need to take full advantage of your time on the beautiful fresh water river.

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Celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week by cruising the river in a pontoon boat.

Take Advantage of License Free Fishing Days

During National Fishing and Boating Week many states offer license free fishing days, which are days when fishers are allowed to fish on bodies of water without a fishing license. While you’re fishing on the St. Johns River, take advantage of Florida license free freshwater fishing on the St. Johns River June 11-12.

Tacklebox Tricks and Tips

Tackleboxes for freshwater fishing are the key factor for either coming back to the dock empty handed or with a pile of fish you can brag about. We’ve got the tips you need to put together the perfect tacklebox and seven fishing tricks to help you land the fish you’re looking for.

Find the Perfect Fishing Spot

Now that you know you can fish for free in Florida this weekend, it’s time to find the perfect fishing spot on the St. Johns River. We’ve also got you covered with how to plan the perfect fishing day.

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We’ve got the boating and fishing tips you need to have a perfect day from sunset to sunrise.

Choosing the Right Boat

Celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week means you must get on a boat. Pronto. Wondering what boat fits your needs on the St. Johns River? We’ll teach you how to choose the best boat rental and the tips you need to know before you sign your boat rental agreement.

Know the Boating Signs

Do you know the boating signs on the St. Johns River and the Florida boating requirements to navigate safely and effectively this summer? While you cruise the river and enjoy its natural beauty and wildlife, be mindful of these important boating signs and follow these boating etiquette tips along the way.

These are the boating signs you need to know on the river.

Enjoy The Summer Boating Season

Summer is here on the St. Johns River. The fish are biting and the temperatures are climbing. Don’t worry. We’ve got summer fishing apparel tips that will keep you cool and relaxed while you enjoy the summer season on the river.

Now that you’re prepared and equipped with all the tips and tools you need to enjoy the St. Johns River on National Boating and Fishing Week, all you need to do is rent a boat at Castaways on the River. We offer cottages and hotel rooms that are just steps away from a dock full of rental boat and Jet Ski options. Call Castaways on the River at (352) 759-3442 to plan your summer trip on the river today!

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About Castaways on the River

Castaways on the River offers boat rentals and lodging accommodations in beautiful Astor, Florida. Come experience the natural beauty of Central Florida's fresh waters.

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