Clay County Local Favorites: Whitey’s Fish Camp

Whitey's Fish Camp-Clay County, FL_

It is time to put those rumors to rest, y’all!

Whitey’s Fish Camp is open for business and excited to serve you delicious seafood and great nightlife along the waterfront of Swimming Pen Creek.

A local staple since 1963, this Clay County staple offers a welcoming spot for those excited for a taste of the Florida lifestyle. Whether you come by car or arrive by boat – everyone is welcome to enjoy the views, nightlife and delicious food.

In addition to the restaurant, the Whitey’s property is home to a marina offering boat and canoe rentals, a boat launch, a bait shop and even a RV park.You’re in for a delight at Clay County’s unique fish camp – 

A Look at Whitey's Fish Camp Menu

Entrees and desserts at Whitey's Fish Camp in Fleming Island

Bring your appetite when you come to Whitey’s Fish Camp. Known for a huge selection of fried dishes, like their fried shrimp, fried catfish and even alligator nuggets (!!), don’t miss out on their specialties like their stuffed flounder, stuffed with crab meat and topped with cheese in a white wine cream sauce served with rice.

Other special dishes include blackened catfish with grits and their glazed salmon with a teriyaki glaze served over rice with cabbage and cilantro. And be sure to ask about their all-you-can-eat daily specials – including shrimp, catfish and more!

If you’re in the mood for a variety of seafood eats, build your own seafood combo with favorites like catfish, clams, scallops, oysters, mahi and more. Be sure to save room for their legendary Key Lime Pie too!

Live Entertainment and Events

Whitey’s Fish Camp is also a great spot for local events and weekly activities. Every Friday night, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, enjoy live music on the Tiki Deck, making for a perfect day on the water.

Monday nights, Whitey’s host more live music with their popular ‘Jam Night’ as local musicians meet up on the Tiki Deck to play great music together.

In the Spring, get ready for the Thursday Night Workin’ Man’s Bass Tournament. This popular fishing event started in 1995 and brings in an incredible amount of boats and local fisherman every week during the season. Don’t have a boat? You can still join the fun and watch the weigh-ins to see who takes home the weekly prize and cheer on your favorite team as they move up the points ladder for the season.  

One of Whitey’s Fish Camps most popular annual event is their Lighted Boat Parade held every year during the holiday season. Families, businesses and local organizations decorate their boats to cruise along Swimming Pen Creek competing for prizes and recognition. Proceeds from the event benefit the local Safe Animal Shelter. 

Ready to Visit Whitey's Fish Camp?

Whitey’s Fish Camp is located at 2030 Country Road 220 along Swimming Pen Creek, just west of Fleming Island. For the latest entertainment lineup and to check out more of their tasty menu, go to

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