Fishing License

Resident* Fishing Fees:

Florida resident’s license expires 12 months from the beginning date of the license.

Resident Sportsman
(includes Hunting and Freshwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl permits) 
$81.50
Resident Gold Sportsman
(includes Hunting, Saltwater Fishing and Freshwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster permits) 
$101.00
Hunting, Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing  $49.00
Fresh & Saltwater Fishing  $33.50
Freshwater Fishing  $18.00
Freshwater Fishing and Hunting  $33.50
Saltwater Fishing  $17.00
Snook Permit  $10.00
Lobster Permit  $5.00
Resident 64 or older Sportsman’s
(includes Freshwater Fishing and Hunting licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey, and Florida Waterfowl permits) 
$14.50
Military Gold Sportsman’s License
(includes Hunting, Saltwater Fishing and Freshwater Fishing licenses; and Deer, Wildlife Management Area, Archery, Muzzleloading Gun, Crossbow, Turkey and Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster permits) 
$21.00
Saltwater Shoreline License
the no cost license is for resident saltwater anglers who fish from shore or a structure affixed to shore unless they have a regular saltwater fishing license or are exempt. 
No Cost
Tarpon Tag  $51.50

*A Florida Resident Is…

For the purposes of hunting or fishing in Florida, a Resident is defined as:

  • Any person who has resided in Florida for 6 continuous months prior to the issuance of a license and who claims Florida as his/her primary residence; or
  • Any member of the United States Armed Forces who is stationed in Florida (includes spouse and dependent children residing in the household).

Acceptable Proofs of Florida Residency are:

  • Florida Driver License or ID Card
  • Proof of Homestead Exemption
  • Landlord Certification
  • Florida Voter Registration Card
  • Florida Military Orders

For children under the age of 18, there are two additional options for proving residency.

  • Student ID Card (from Florida school)
  • Parent’s Proof of Residency (child must be accompanied by the parent at the time of purchase

Nonresident Fishing Fees:

1 year Freshwater

 

$48.00
7 day Freshwater Fishing

 

$31.00
3 day Freshwater Fishing

 

$17.00
1 year Saltwater Fishing

 

$47.00
7 day Saltwater Fishing

 

$30.00
3 day Saltwater Fishing

 

$17.00
1 year Snook Permit

 

$10.00
1 year Lobster Permit

 

$5.00
Tarpon Tag

 

$51.50