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Okeechobee, Florida

Do you need a fishing license to fish on the surf

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Hello, Nonresidents who are 16 years of age or older are required to have Florida hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing licenses and permits except as listed below. Visitors do not need a recreational hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license or a Florida waterfowl, migratory bird, deer, turkey, snook, spiny lobster, archery season, crossbow season, muzzleloading season, or management area permit or a federal duck stamp if...

You are a child under 16 years of age.

You are hunting wild hogs on private land.

For the purposes of hunting or fishing in Florida, a Resident is defined as:

Any person who has declared Florida as his or her only state of residence as evidenced by a valid Florida driver license or identification card with both a Florida address and a Florida residency verified by the Department of Highway Safety; or

Any member of the United States Armed Forces who is stationed in Florida (includes spouse and dependent children residing in the household).

If you need more information please check out FWC website.

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