Freshwater Fishing Information
Purchasing A Freshwater Fishing License
Licenses may be purchased at any Tax Collector Office; Wal-Mart; some sporting goods outlets; or from the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission at 888-486-8356, or myfwc.com. Personal identification is required.
A lost or destroyed license may be replaced at any of our offices. Personal identification is required.
Florida residents may purchase a Sportsman's License which includes all licenses and permits required for freshwater fishing and hunting except for the Federal Duck Stamp.
Florida residents may purchase a Gold Sportsman's License which includes hunting, fresh/saltwater fishing, management area permit, archery, muzzleloading, turkey, waterfowl, snook and crawfish.
Florida residents may also purchase Combination Licenses which includes freshwater/saltwater fishing or freshwater/saltwater fishing and hunting.
Lifetime or Five-Year Hunting and Fishing License Applications are available at Tax Collector offices, online at myfwc.com, or by phone at 1-888-486-8356 to Florida residents who are age 16 or older and who have a valid Florida Driver license. For persons who do not meet this criteria, Hunting and Fishing License Applications are available only at Tax Collector's offices
For a list of persons exempt from possession of a freshwater fishing license visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's website at: myfwc.com.
Freshwater Fishing License Fees
For a list of freshwater fishing license fees visit the state's website at: myfwc.com.