License-free Fishing in Saltwater days
June 1, 2019
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 2, 2019
License-free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for those who don’t yet have a fishing license to experience fishing, take youth fishing, or for avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers, including both residents and non-residents.
License-free saltwater days
- First consecutive Saturday and Sunday in June (June 1 -2, 2019)
The saltwater waiver applies to any recreational harvest requiring a saltwater fishing license (e.g., crabbing, lobstering, scalloping, etc.) as well as fishing from shore or a boat. A snook or spiny lobster permit are also not required on these days.
For more information, please visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission.