Fishing

All creeks, streams and ponds on the Eglin reservation open to outdoor recreation are open to fishing.  Any person 16 years of age or older who is fishing, gigging suckers, or gigging frogs on the Eglin reservation or Hurlburt Field must have a valid Eglin permit and state license.

In addition to the regulations listed in the Outdoor Recreation, Hunting and Freshwater Fishing Regulations product, individual ponds may have specific regulations relating to that pond posted as needed.

The specific fishing regulations for the Eglin reservation are contained in the Outdoor Recreation, Hunting and Freshwater Fishing Regulations product, in addition to all state fishing laws and regulations. Carefully review the Florida Fishing Handbook for state fishing regulations and license information on general laws and regulations relating to fishing.

Eglin Lakes and Ponds

Name Acres
Anderson 3
Brandt 5
Buck 5
College 28
Crain 3
Duck @ 30
Hurlburt Lake + ** 22
Indigo @ 6
Jacks + ** 21
Jr. Walton 4
Lower Memorial ** 40
Upper Memorial + ** 23
Speck 7
Roberts 8
Timberlake Opening Spring 2016
Weekly  + ** 6

+ Catch and release only.
** Restricted to DoD affiliated personnel and guests.

@ = Special Creel Limits Apply

Anderson Pond 

Be safe: always take water, sunblock, GPS and a cell phone in case of emergencies.  Let somebody know where you plan to be, the route you're taking, and when you plan to return.  

Weekly Pond on Eglin Main

Duck Pond

If saltwater fishing is your thing, head out to the beach or bay on Eglin reservation.  You can fish from the sand or get out in the water.  There are multiple kayak launches to fish in Choctawhatchee Bay for kayak fishing enthusiasts.