Welcome to the Micco Cottage, an authentic Florida fishing retreat on the Indian River. This cozy one-bedroom cottage offers breathtaking riverfront views, a fully equipped kitchen, and a deck overlooking the water. Guests can enjoy fishing, canoeing, and kayaking, with boats conveniently tied off at the dock. The property also features two smaller cottages, The Micco Bungalow and The Captain’s Studio, providing the same amenities and stunning views. Located just minutes away from downtown Sebastian and The Sebastian Inlet Marina, guests can explore local shops and restaurants.
Fishing enthusiasts can explore the unique and diverse ecosystem of the Indian River Lagoon, stretching over 150 miles along Florida’s east coast, offering a wide variety of fish species. Anglers can find redfish, spotted sea trout, snook, tarpon, flounder, sheepshead, black drum, and more. Fishing techniques include spinning, fly fishing, and baitcasting, with sight fishing for redfish and spotted sea trout being a popular choice. Targeting tarpon during the summer months around bridges and structures provides an exhilarating experience.
The Indian River Lagoon area offers various diving opportunities, including offshore reefs, the Blue Heron Bridge, and several wreck sites accessible by boat.
Kayaking enthusiasts can explore the Grant Paddling Trail and the Turkey Creek Paddling Trail, witnessing wetlands and mangroves and spotting manatees, dolphins, and various bird species. The St. Sebastian River Paddling Trail in Sebastian River Preserve State Park also offers great kayaking opportunities.
Surfers can catch waves at Sebastian Inlet, known for consistent surf with waves ranging from waist-high to well overhead. Cocoa Beach, a popular surf town north of the Indian River Lagoon, provides a variety of breaks suitable for all surfers.
For nature lovers, the vast Upper Saint Johns River Marsh Wildlife Management Area – Three Forks Conservation Area spans over 120,000 acres, housing diverse wildlife such as alligators, black bears, white-tailed deer, and numerous bird species. Visitors can enjoy fishing, boating, hunting, and exploring hiking trails winding through the marshes and wetlands.
Additionally, duck hunting is allowed in the Upper St. Johns WMA during the designated season, offering excellent waterfowl hunting opportunities for species like wood ducks, teal, and ring-necked ducks. Nearby opportunities for duck hunting can be found in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and the Lake Okeechobee area.
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