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Is fishing allowed at Dry Tortugas?

  • Is fishing allowed at Dry Tortugas?
    If you want to fish in the crystal clear waters of Dry Tortugas National Park, you'll need a valid State of Florida saltwater fishing license. Be sure to purchase one before you get on the ferry, since you cannot buy one on board. Once you arrive, avoid the prohibited fishing areas: the moat, moat wall and within 300 feet of the moat wall; the heli-pad area, north and south beaches and vessels moored at the Garden Key Dock.