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  • How old do you have to be to have a fishing license in Florida?

  • Florida fishing licenses can be purchased from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission online or at select sporting good stores or other retailers that sell hunting and fishing equipment. A recreational fishing license is required for any person 16 years of age and older.

  • Can I get a free fishing license in Florida?

  • Saltwater fishing from shore is free year around for Florida residents of all ages, but you must obtain a free license and have it in your possession while fishing. A license is not required on the saltwater license-free fishing days noted above. This license does not cover anyone fishing from a boat or from an island where they arrived at by boat.

  • What is the age that seniors can get a free fishing license?

  • Senior citizens who are 65 years of age or older are issued the Senior Lifetime Fishing License for free with proof of residency and age. Likewise, residents who are permanently disabled can receive the Disability Honorary Combination Hunting and Fishing License for free as well.

  • Do you need a license for lobster fishing?

  • Unless exempt, a recreational saltwater fishing license and a lobster permit are required to harvest spiny lobster; Lobster must be landed in whole condition. Separating the tail from the body is prohibited in state waters.