Florida Offers License-free Fishing Days

The Spokesman-Review: State offers fishing license upgrade deal

Cutthroat trout caught by an angler fly fishing on the Yakima River. (Rich Landers)

Post to Facebook Florida offers license-free fishing days License-free fishing days are back for the summer starting this weekend, and on one of the days you can treat dad to a day on the water. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1hlgM8r CancelSend A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Florida offers license-free fishing days 10 News Staff, WTSP 2:03 p.m. EDT June 6, 2014 Florida residents and visitors can fish without a license this weekend and next. Original news source http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/florida/2014/06/06/florida-fishing-saltwater-freshwater-license/10078075/

Kids can learn saltwater fishing at Cama Beach derby on June 7 | HeraldNet.com – Life

All bag limits, seasons and size restrictions apply on these dates. Scott said, Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World, and fishing is an economic engine for our state, providing jobs from Pensacola to the Keys. These designated license-free fishing days are a great opportunity for Floridians to celebrate summer with their families and loved ones, enjoy the freedom of the great outdoors, cast a line and get hooked on fishing. We hope visitors and residents alike will be able to join in the excitement of Floridas saltwater and freshwater fishing this year by participating in one of our license-free fishing days, said FWC Chairman Richard Corbett. This is an excellent opportunity to share the fun and togetherness of a fishing trip with the entire family or to introduce someone to a lifelong hobby of fishing. Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. For more information http://www.crestviewbulletin.com/lifestyle/saltwater-and-freshwater-license-free-fishing-days-begin-june-7-1.328769

My West Coast Saltwater Fishing Article in this Issue of the Lakelander Magazine | Good Hunt

This is my first saltwater or any-water article. I grew up doing a ton of flats and nearshore fishing around the Tampa Bay area quite a bit of nostalgia is infused in this piece. Unfortunately, other interests and pursuits have pushed my fishing time to the periphery. As I read back over this, though, it certainly puts me in the mood. Thanks once more to The Lakelander for permitting me the space to write. Original source http://goodhunt.blogs.theledger.com/14877/my-west-coast-saltwater-fishing-article-in-this-issue-of-the-lakelander-magazine/

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Participants must adhere to all state Fish and Wildlife regulations, but this day only they dont need a license. Its free fishing day for all in the state, and its free parking at Cama Beach. No Discover Pass is required. Register in advance or the day of the derby. The Center for Wooden Boats at Cama Beach, is at 1880 SW Camano Drive, Camano Island. Call 360-387-9361 or go online to http://www.cwb.org . Original website http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20140603/LIVING/140609867

Saltwater and freshwater license-free fishing days begin June 7 – Lifestyle – Crestview News Bulletin

The upgrade will give those anglers all the fishing privileges of a combination license at the cost they would have paid if they had purchased one in the first place, said Bill Joplin, WDFW licensingmanager. Freshwater fishing license holders can purchase an upgrade to a combination license for $26.75 and current saltwater fishing license holders can upgrade to a combination license for$26.20. By purchasing theupgrade: Current freshwater license holders will gain access to saltwater fish, shellfish andseaweed. Current saltwater license holderswill gain access to fishing in lakes and rivers as summer draws near, as well as opportunities for shellfish andseaweed. Here are a few of the exciting fishing opportunities the WDFW is spotlightingthisyear: Salmon 2014 is shaping up as the year for salmon, with a forecasted return of more than 1.6 million Columbia River chinook salmon returning this fall which would be the largest since record keeping began in 1938. The ocean abundance of Columbia River coho salmon is also forecast to be about 964,000 fish three times as many fish as last year’s actual abundance. And, summer and fall chinook salmon returns to Puget Sound are expected to total nearly 283,000fish. Razor Clams Razor clam digs are listed through June 1, 2014. Original news source http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2014/may/30/state-offers-fishing-license-upgrade-deal/

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