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January 2014, Fishing

 Regulations Book

WE INCLUDE A  FREE FLORIDA FISHING BOOK UPDATE MAIL-IN CERTIFICATE with every Florida fishing regulations book for the following six months changes-replacement inserts. These inserts will be mailed at no charge.

 

Fishing in Florida requires a Florida Fishing License for Fishing in both Salt Water and Fresh Water. Below is the Florida Fishing License information and how to obtain a Florida Fishing License, Remember, nothing ruins a day on the water like a game warden discovering that the fish you were so proud of catching was actually in violation of some regulation of which you were unaware.

 

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Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission

Exemptions - Do I need a license or permit?

Florida Residents and Visitors need a Florida hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license unless they are a member of one of the groups of people listed below. 

A fishing license is required to attempt to take fish.  If you cast your line, catch nothing, catch and release, or catch and keep and you are not a member of one the groups listed below; you need a license.

Some of these exemptions apply to "Florida Residents" only. Please be aware of the Florida state residency requirements.

These exemptions may also apply to hunting, saltwater fishing, or freshwater fishing, or all three.

You do not need a recreational hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license or a *Florida waterfowl, migratory bird, deer, turkey, snook, spiny lobster, archery season, crossbow season, muzzleloading season permit or management area permit if...

You do not need a freshwater fishing license if...

You do not need a saltwater fishing license or a snook or spiny lobster *permit if...

* These exemptions do not apply to tarpon tags.

Recreational freshwater fishing licenses and fees

Before purchasing a recreational freshwater fishing license or permit, please make sure you understand what qualifies as Florida residency and that you really need a license or permit based on the exemptions.

Annual recreational fishing licenses are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase or the alternate starting date if selected at the time of purchase, unless otherwise specified on the face of the license.

Nonresident Freshwater Fishing Licenses

Nonresident Annual Freshwater Fishing

$47.00

 

Nonresident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing

$17.00

 

Nonresident 7-Day Freshwater Fishing

$30.00

Resident Freshwater Fishing Licenses

  Annual Five-Year

Lifetime Licenses and Fees are listed on another web page.

 

 

Annual Freshwater Fishing

$17.00

$79.00

Freshwater/Saltwater Fishing Combo

$32.50

 

Freshwater Fishing/Hunting Combo

$32.50

 

Freshwater/Saltwater Fishing/Hunting Combo

$48.00

 

Resident 64 or Older Sportsman's License (includes Freshwater Fishing and Hunting licenses; and Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl permits)

$13.50

 

Sportsman's License (includes Freshwater Fishing and Hunting licenses; and Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey, Florida Waterfowl permits)

$80.50

Recreational saltwater licenses and fees

Before purchasing a recreational saltwater fishing license or permit,

please make sure you understand what qualifies as Florida residency and whether you really need a license or permit based on the exemptions.

Annual recreational fishing licenses and permits are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase

 or the alternate starting date if selected at the time of purchase, unless otherwise specified on the face of the license.

*If you have a resident recreational saltwater fishing license, you do not need a shoreline fishing license, because the resident recreational saltwater fishing license covers fishing from the shore, a dock, a jetty or a boat.

Resident Saltwater Fishing Licenses

  Annual Five-Year

Lifetime Licenses and Fees are listed on another web page.

 

 

Gold Sportsman's License (includes Hunting, Saltwater Fishing and Freshwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster permits)

$100.00

 

Military Gold Sportsman's License (includes Hunting, Saltwater Fishing and Freshwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster permits) (sold only at tax collector's office)

$20.00

 

Annual Saltwater Fishing

$17.00

$79.00

Saltwater/Freshwater Fishing Combo

$32.50

 

Saltwater/Freshwater Fishing/Hunting Combo

$48.00

 

Saltwater Shoreline License

Free

Lifetime Licenses
(for Florida residents only)

Lifetime Sportsman's License (includes Hunting, Freshwater Fishing and Saltwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey, Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster permits)

4 years or younger

$401.50

5-12 years

$701.50

13 years and older

$1,001.50

 

Lifetime Hunting License (includes Hunting License; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl permits)

4 years or younger

$201.50

5-12 years

$351.50

13 years or older

$501.50

 

Lifetime Freshwater Fishing License

4 years or younger

$126.50

5-12 years

$226.50

13 years or older

$301.50

 

Lifetime Saltwater Fishing License (includes Snook and Lobster permits)

4 years or younger

$126.50

5-12 years

$226.50

13 years or older

$301.50

 

Note: Lifetime license may be purchased only at tax collectors' offices, or you may purchase online

if you are age 16 or older and have a valid Florida Driver License or Identification Card that is at least 6 months old.

How to Order

Please allow at least 30 working days for processing and mailing of your Lifetime hard card. 

For children under 12 years of age, lifetime licenses can only be purchased at Tax Collector's offices and with the following documentation:

Children between the age of 12 and 18 may also use: