Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Freshwater Fishing RegulationsThe 2013-14 summary of Florida's freshwater fishing rules and regulations is available:

Other regulatory resources include:

 Table of Contents

Introduction

New Rule Changes

Feature Article--Black Bass Management Plan

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 Marine Fisheries Stock Enhancement program breeds and rears game fish and mollusks for release into marine waters and evaluates the use of hatchery-reared animals.

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