Vintage Florida Fishing Photos

Nostalgic fishing shots from the 1910s to the 1970s, courtesy of the State Archives of Florida

Vintage Florida fishing photo jumping tarpon in front of offshore sportfishing boat
"Thrashing tarpon." (1966)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo how to use a fishing pole
"Fishing school professor instructing usage of fishing rods." (Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1961)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo Stanford Fishing Resort
"Fishing at the Stanford Fishing Resort." (Englewood, Florida, 1953)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo tarpon fishing montage 1950's
"Tarpon fishing montage." (circa-1950s)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo deep sea fishing Fernandina Beach
"Fishing near Fernandina Beach." (1965)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo boat Jeanne off Miami, Florida
"Fishing boat Jeanne in Miami, Florida." (1946)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo captain guide
"Fishing guide "Dodie" at Shark River." (1950)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo Keys and Key West
"Fishing in the Florida Keys." (1952)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo fisherman
"A fisherman fishing in the boat during the Shakespeare fishing trip." (Panama City, Florida, 1968)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo boats leaving Hibiscus Island
"Fishing cruisers leaving Hibiscus Island for the winter fishing season."Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo cruiser boat
"A trim fishing cruiser heads out for sailfish and tarpon in blue waters." Miami, Florida, 1946)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo boat
"The Gertie T fishing boat." (Florida Keys, Florida, 1954)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo lady angler
"Billie Anderson fishing in the Florida Keys." (1957)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo sailfishing Stuart, Florida
"People sailfishing near Stuart, Florida." (1956)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo grin and grab fish catch
"Group holding catch from fishing expedition."Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo
"Fishing at the Marquesas Keys." (1959)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo catch
"Results of deep sea fishing off Panama City, Florida." (1938)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo lady angler
"Young woman fishing at a beach." (1970)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo Sebastian Inlet rocks
"Fishing from the rocks at Sebastian Inlet." (1971)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo cast netting fishermen anglers
"Fishing amateurs take lessons in netting fish." (Apalachicola Region, Florida)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo lady angler fisherwoman
"A lady holding her catch of fish in the fishing boat." (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1976)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo
"Fishing instructor Earl Roman teaching in classroom." (Miami, Florida, 1948)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo cast netting
"Bob Kyle casting his fishing net." (Bahia Honda Key, Florida, 1949)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo tarpon
"K. Crump, Jack Bowers and Elmore Reed tarpon fishing in Shark River." (1950)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo baiting hook
"Irving Harris baits his hook for a day of tarpon fishing." (Boca Grande, Florida, 1956)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo gaffing dolphin mahimahi dorado
"A fisherman uses a gaff to land a big mahi-mahi during the Shakespeare fishing trip." (Panama City, Florida, 1956)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo Zane Grey
"Zane Grey and his brother R. C. Grey with fishing catch." (Long Key, Florida, 1916)Courtesy State Archives of Florida
Vintage Florida fishing photo anglers boating large tarpon in Shark River
"Claude Reed Sr., Jack Bowers and Elmore Reed pull in a large tarpon while fishing in Shark River." (1950)Courtesy State Archives of Florida