Florida anglers pursue the permit (Trachinotus falcatus) from inshore flats to offshore
reefs. Research on this popular sport fish is advancing through anglers' assistance with a
Tag a Permit for Research Gains
By tagging and genetically sampling permit, catch-and-release anglers can participate in
an unprecedented statewide study of the species.
Meet Permit (the Fish, Not a Piece of Paper)
This popular sport fish is often confused with a smaller look-alike, the Florida pompano.
Permit and Florida Pompano Identification
Learn some of the physical characteristics that can help you properly identify permit and
Florida pompano Status and Trends
A species account for Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) in Florida.
Pompano and Permit Sea Stats
This brochures discusses pompano and permit and includes information on appearance,
range and habitat, life history, and current research efforts. Also included is a handy table to
help aid in telling these two species apart.
|Sight-fishing has become
such a mainstay of our
angling that it seems natural
to keep on the move. We
pole, bump the trolling
motor, wade, paddle,
whatever, to cover as much
water as we can. Riddled
with anxiety, our vision of El
Dorado is a square tail
flicking above the surface,
maybe a copper missile
crossing a pothole in a
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