Shoreline License and Exemptions
saltwater anglers who fish from shore or a structure affixed to shore will need
to obtain a Resident Shoreline Saltwater Fishing License, unless
they have a Resident Saltwater Fishing License or a privilege that
includes a saltwater fishing license. The Resident Shoreline Saltwater Fishing
License is free.
nonresidents to have a nonresident saltwater fishing license. Anyone who is exempt
from purchasing a saltwater fishing license is also exempt from purchasing the
shoreline license including:
Any individual under
16 years of age.
Any resident fishing
in saltwater from a licensed fishing pier.
Florida residents 65
years of age and older. You must carry your Florida driver license or proof of
age and residency.
fishing from a boat that has been issued a vessel saltwater fishing license.
who are residents of Florida and are home on leave for a period of 30 days or
less and have valid orders in their possession.
Residents who are
totally and permanently disabled and they must present authorized disability
statements with proof of residency.
Any resident who is
fishing with live or natural bait, using poles or lines that are not equipped
with a fishing‐line‐retrieval mechanism and you are fishing for noncommercial
purposes in your home county. However, you must have a valid fishing license
to fish by any method in a fish management area.
food stamps, temporary cash assistance or Medicaid (must have the
identification card and positive proof of identification in his or her
possession when fishing).
Residents fishing in
their county of residence who use cane poles or other gear that does not
depend on mechanical retrieval.
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Telephone: (813) 635-5200, Fax: (813)612-6707
Under Florida law, e-mail
addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address
released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to
this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
June 12, 2009
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