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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > March 2019 > 5 Reasons You Don't Want a Boating Without License Fine
Being on the receiving end of a boating without license fine is something you definitely want to avoid. Whether you are learning how to boat, or have been boating for years, it's your responsibility to know the state boating laws. Check out this list of ten reasons you don't want a fine for boating without a license.
In addition to obtaining your boating license (also sometimes referred to as a boater safety card or certificate), don't forget to register your boat and keep a copy of your boat registration paperwork on board.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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