Heading to Florida for a vacation or live here but don't have a fishing licence? Well mark your calendars for the dates below and grab your fishing poles! You will be able to fish on these dates without having to purchase a license. All other rules and regulations still aplly. To check on the current regulations, you can visit The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission webiste.
The weekend of June 4 and 5 and the Father's Day weekend of June 18-19 have been declared as free recreational saltwater fishing weekends in Florida. This means that anyone, residents and non-residents, can recreationally saltwater fish on these weekends without a saltwater fishing license. All other normal recreational saltwater fishing rules, seasons, bag and size limits apply.
All of Florida's waters are open to fishing and fishing is good!