Florida offers license-free fishing on Sunday

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No fishing license will be required for Florida residents this Sunday during the Labor Day weekend.

Gov. Rick Scott and the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced that Sept. 1 will be a saltwater license-free fishing day for state residents. All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions still apply.

“The license-free fishing day on Sept. 1 is a great way for families to enjoy Florida’s incredible saltwater fishing opportunities during the Labor Day holiday,” Scott said in a statement. “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 State’s bountiful waters and historic fishing communities.”

License-free fishing days, including freshwater days, were held earlier this year on April 13 and June 8 for freshwater and June 1 for saltwater. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will consider adding four additional license-free fishing days to the calendar at its Sept. 5 meeting in Pensacola. If approved, there will be two more saltwater and two more freshwater license-free fishing days before the end of this year.

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 Florida fish and wildlife conservation and help attain additional funding for federal aid in sport fish restoration projects.

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