Fishing license

Discussion in 'Local Government and Groups' started by Buckhead Rick, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. Buckhead Rick

    Buckhead Rick Beach Lover

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    Does Florida require out of staters to have a fishing license to fish all bodies of water? i.e. bay, gulf, rivers, lakes.
    Where is the nearest place to buy one along 30A?
     
  2. BeachSteelers

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    Go to the FWC website but I think As long as you are a legal US resident and are not in a boat you DO Not need a license. So if your on the beach or a bank you are ok. Any of the water here is good fishing. But if wading in the gulf remember you can become a member of the food chain. Some big sharks have been spotted recently.
     
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    You can get a license by calling 1-888-FISH FLO. (1-888- FISH FLA for Florida residents). They are also sold at the county courthouse.
     
  5. John

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    The above is true for Florida residents only. Non-residents need a license.
     
  6. redfisher

    redfisher Beach Fanatic

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    You will need a license...WalMart is your quickest option...
     
  7. sunshine

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    The toll free number (1-888-FISH FLO or 1-888- FISH FLA for Florida residents)is a heck of a lot quicker than driving to Wal-Mart. They take your credit card # and then give you a valid license number over the phone and mail the license to you. It takes just a couple of minutes and then you'll be fishing.

    The Internet option is as convenient as the telephone option. With the Internet option, I'm pretty sure that you get to print an official receipt.

    Both options have worked great for our houseguests and visiting friends.

    Have fun, and please only keep what you'll eat!
     
  8. Buckhead Rick

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    Thanks all, I went on line and am now legal. You can print out a temp right away.
     
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