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:
The FWC’s Angler Tag Return Hotline, 800-367-4461, collects data regarding tagged fish that anglers have captured or sighted in Florida waters.

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