Florida Stories
  • Home
  • Downloads
  • Fish Houses On The Bay

    Commercial Fishing – The Early Lifeblood of Indian Rocks

    The one activity that ties together the entire history of Indian Rocks is fishing. The first prolific fishermen were the Tocobaga Indians. The opening of the swing bridge in 1916 brought a stream of excursionists and settlers and that sparked the revival of coastal fishing. These waters were teaming with mullet, mackerel, trout and jacks.

    Located nearby is a historical marker with more information and it offers a beautiful view of the intracoastal waterway.