Water-Related News

Shoreline fishing license requirement starts Aug. 1

Florida's new shoreline fishing license requirement takes effect Aug. 1. Resident anglers who fish for saltwater species from shore or a structure affixed to shore must have a $9 shoreline fishing license or a $17 regular saltwater fishing license. nonresident anglers need a regular nonresident saltwater fishing license to fish from shore or from a vessel. Short-term and annual nonresident fishing licenses cost between $17 and $47.

More information about fishing license requirements can be found at the web site below. Click on "Newsroom" and "Media Resources."