Free-fishing weekends return

- Anglers in Florida can take advantage of license-free fishing both this weekend and next.

Tomorrow and Sunday, no license is required to go saltwater fishing.

Next weekend, June 9 and 10, you can go freshwater fishing without a license.

You still need to follow size and limit regulations. 

"We have a lot of species that you can't find elsewhere, here in Florida,” offered Amanda Nalley of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. “It's a great opportunity to get out and to experience that and try some Florida fishing first-hand."

If you enjoy your free fishing experience, keep in mind an annual license for fresh or saltwater fishing starts at $17 for Florida residents.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • Free-fishing weekends return
  • From war to whiskey, former Green Berets will open St. Pete distillery
  • Florida Poly hopes to change future of transportation with new research center
  • Tampa's flood control canal gets 50-year checkup
  • Power outage reported at Busch Gardens
  • Tampa fire: Hit-and-run crash caused $800k in damage
  • Candidates address red tide issues
  • Police want public to help nab golf cart thieves
  • Missing man could be in danger
  • Do you know who this woman is?