Saltwater License-Free Fishing Day Sunday
Governor Rick Scott and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have announced a saltwater license-free fishing day for Sunday, Sept 1. On this day,
“(This) is a great way for families to enjoy Florida’s incredible saltwater fishing opportunities during the Labor Day holiday,” said Scott. “Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World and this license-free weekend is a great opportunity to introduce friends and family who may have never experienced Florida saltwater fishing to enjoy the Sunshine States’ bountiful waters and historic fishing communities.”
License-free fishing days, including freshwater days, were held April 13 and June 8 for freshwater and June 1 for saltwater. The FWC will consider adding four additional license-free fishing days to the calendar at the Sept. 5 meeting in
An annual license for residents can be purchased at 1-888-FISH-Florida or at License.MyFWC.com. All fishing license fees are used to support
All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply on these dates. For fishing tips, locations and rules, visit MyFWC.com/Fishing.
GMFMC online survey
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (GMFMC) invites you to participate in an online survey designed to evaluate the effectiveness of current communication efforts to reach stakeholders.
To participate, go to www.surveymonkey.com/s/GulfCouncil. The survey should take less than 10 minutes and is voluntary. No personally identifiable information will be collected.. A link to the survey can also be found under "Hot Topics" on the front page of the Gulf Council web site - www.gulfcouncil.org
The next GMFMC meeting is Aug. 26 – 29 at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio in San Antonio, Texas. The full council will convene is expected to adjourn by Thursday afternoon..