Private Fish Pond License

If you own a fish pond of more than 20 acres which is located entirely within your property you may obtain a Private Fish Pond License from the commission to exempt persons fishing in your pond from the recreational freshwater fishing license requirement.

The license costs $3 per surface acre.

Private Fish Pond License Application PDF Document



FWC Facts:
Sunshine bass are bred at FWC hatcheries by crossing white bass with striped bass. Approximately 1 million sunshine bass are stocked in Florida each year.

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