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The Fishing Bridge is currently closed until further notice.


  • Fees and instructions are available at the fee collection box located at the foot of the bridge.
  • A saltwater license is not required to fish from the bridge; the county has purchased licensing for the bridge structure itself for fishing.
  • For information about the fishing bridge or to get an annual pass, contact Parks and Recreation.

Office: 850-475-5220

  • Daily Fees:
    • $2/walk-on angler or vehicle passenger
    • $5/vehicle (includes driver)
    • Seniors 62 and up - 50% off

  • Annual Passes (Available at 1651 E. Nine Mile Road)
    • $50/walk-on angler or vehicle passenger
    • $75/vehicle (includes driver)
    • Seniors 62 and up - 50% off

  • Free:
    • Children 15 and younger
    • Non-fishing pedestrian (jogger, bird watcher, observer)


Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge

Fishing Bridge Rules:

  • No jumping or diving off the bridge.
  • No standing or sitting on the rails.
  • No pets on the bridge.
  • No loitering or solicitation.
  • No unapproved vendors.
  • No fireworks or weapons.
  • No recreational vehicles (RVs) or motor homes.
  • A maximum of four rods per fisherman is allowed.
  • Rods must be attended at all times.
  • Tackle and bait should be contained within individual fishing area.
  • A maximum of two crab baskets per person is allowed.
  • Crab baskets must be attended at all times.
  • Clean up your fishing area! Use trash barrels provided on the bridge.
  • Use proper fishing etiquette.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Abide by parking signage placed on the bridge.
  • Report any problems on the bridge to the Escambia County Recreation Division, (850) 475-5220.
  • A fishing license is not required to fish on the Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge.
  • FWC regulations apply on the Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge (myfwc.com).
  • Report fisheries violations to the FWC 24-hour hotline (888) 404-3922.
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