Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Where can I fish from?
A. Anywhere along the beach and the T dock
Q. Where can I not fish from?
A. We do not allow fishing from the Bayside Marina, the Yacht Harbour Basin or the Golf Course ponds.
Q. Can I fish from the T-Dock without a fishing license?
A. Yes, the T-Dock is a licensed fishing Pier at South Seas for South Seas Resort guests. You must follow all fishing laws while fishing from the T-Dock.
Q. Do I need a fishing license?
A. If you fish anywhere else from land, other than the T-Dock itself, you are required to have a FL saltwater fishing license and any other specific stamps. For further clarification/ information and purchasing a fishing license please visit www.myfwc.com
Q. What can I catch?
A. While fishing from land or on a charter you can expect to catch ~Snook, Spotted Sea Trout, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Redfish, Ladyfish, Saltwater Catfish and more . . .
Q. Can I bring my own boat?
A. Yes, South Seas offers two Marinas.
1.) The Yacht Harbour ~ offers dockage for vessels up to 120’ in length and 6’ draft. The Marina offers 2200 linear feet of dockage and 13 slips for vessels 25’ and under. The Yacht Harbour offers non ethanol gasoline, dyed off road diesel, oils, charts, bait buckets and live shrimp. Dockage rates can be found here.
2.) Bayside Marina ~ offers dockage for vessels 25’ and under with 50 slips available. The Bayside Marina offers the resorts only boat ramp. Each slip has water for rinse down and 110 amp outlet to charge batteries.
Q. Can I bring my golf cart trailer or kayak trailer?
A. Yes, South Seas offers trailer storage for both golf cart trailers and kayak trailers. There is a fee associated with storage of the trailers.
Q. Can I park my trailer in front of my unit?
A. No, trailers must be parked in the South Seas trailer lot which is located next to the local post office.
Q. Are Fishing Charters available?
A. Yes, South Seas Island Resort offers private Captains to take you and your group out for a memorable time. Each charter is a private charter so we do not pair groups or individuals up to fill a vessel. Trips are 4 hours (1/2 day) or 8 hours (full day) and can accommodate up to 4 persons per vessel.
Half Day Reservation:
8:00am – 12:00pm
12:30pm – 4:30pm
Each Captain owns his own vessel (22’-26’) and will supply the following:
- Fishing License for all on board the charter
- Cooler on board with ice for your use
- Captain will fillet any fish that is legal size and in season, you’re responsible to have the fish cooked
You would need to bring the following:
- Ball Cap
- Sunglasses (polarized if possible)
- Proper clothing & rain gear if needed
- Food & drink ~ bring plenty of water to hydrate
All charters have a 24 hour cancelation policy. Cancellations within 24 hours of the trips scheduled departure time or failure to show up for the trip, you will be charged the charters full amount. If the weather is not safe to go and the Captain cancels there is no fee and we will do our best to reschedule the charter.
Offshore Charters are available per request.