PORT CANAVERAL, Florida Governor Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announced that Saturday, September 6, 2014, visitors and residents are invited to participate in a saltwater license-free fishing day. On this day, the requirement to have a recreational saltwater fishing license is waived. All other regulations such as seasons, size limits and bag limits still apply on these license free days.
“The license-free fishing day is a great opportunity for families to enjoy the incredible saltwater fishing opportunities that Florida has to offer," Governor Scott said. " Florida is the fishing capital of the world and a license-free day is the perfect opportunity to try fishing for the first time. I hope Florida’s families use this Saturday to enjoy our waters and great weather while catching some fish.”