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Before you buy a Florida fishing license, you may have questions about when a license is needed or what the fishing license requirements are. This section will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying a license to go fishing in the state of Florida.
If you are planning a fishing trip in the state of Florida, use this Florida fishing license Q&A guide as a helpful resource. Find out who needs a license, get information on license costs, and learn where you can purchase a Florida fishing license.
Funds spent on Florida fishing licenses go to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to provide optimum sustained use of Florida's natural aquatic resources. Each fishing license purchase helps recover excise taxes from the Federal government, which you spend on items such as fishing tackle, boats, and for motor boat fuel taxes, through the Federal Aid in Sportfish Restoration program.
You can find answers here to some of the most frequently asked questions about Florida fishing licenses.
If you have additional questions about Florida fishing licenses which have not been answered through this Florida Fishing License FAQ, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Florida has its own set of fishing laws and regulations that need to be followed in order to protect their fish populations
Learn how you can start protecting our aquatic natural resources.
Additional resources and information can be found directly on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission site.
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