WHO NEEDS A PERMIT?
All commercial eel fisherman that commercially harvest American eel Anguilla rostrata from freshwaters of the state of Florida are required to have an American Eel Permit, in addition to possessing a commercial fishing license. Special provisions also apply if using horseshoe crabs as bait.
HOW CAN I GET A PERMIT ?
To obtain a no-cost permit , please fill out the application and mail it to the address noted on the application.
Application for: American Eel Anguilla rostrata Commercial Harvest
Trip ticket - Front | Back
Monthly American Eel Sales Summary
Send request to:
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management
1239 SW 10th St.
Ocala, FL 34471