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Recreational Vessel and Saltwater Fishing Pier Licenses

The vessel registration documentation will be required in order to obtain a state vessel license.

License Fee
Vessel - Recreational License (Annual): Covers anyone saltwater fishing from a recreational vessel where no fee is paid. $2,001.50
Saltwater Fishing Pier License (Annual): Issued to an owner, operator or custodian of a pier; covers everyone saltwater fishing from that pier. $501.50

Note: Prices include $1.50 administrative fee.  Licenses are valid for one year from the start date.

These licenses are available at county tax collectors' offices.

Charter captain and charter boat (for-hire vessels) licenses can also be purchased at the tax collector's offices.