Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Florida Freshwater Fishing RegulationsThe 2014-15 summary of Florida's freshwater fishing rules and regulations is available:

Other regulatory resources include:

 Table of Contents

Introduction

New Rule Changes

Feature Article--Conservation Highlights from FWC

Fishing Tips from the Pros

Fishing License Requirements and Fees

Do I Need a License?

Methods of Taking Fish

Methods of Taking Bait

Release/Movement of Fish

Taking and Possession of Freshwater Mussels

General Statewide Bag and Length Limits

Special Bag and Length Limits

Fish Management Areas

Regional Map

Northwest

North Central

Northeast

Southwest

South



FWC Facts:
The Gulf sturgeon spawns 140 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suwannee River, one of the last pristine rivers with no dams to bar its path.

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