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Need something to do? Take advantage of free saltwater fishing Saturday in Florida

Posted at 9:13 AM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 09:22:50-04

Need something to do this weekend that, of course, involves social distancing? This weekend is a free saltwater fishing weekend in Florida.

On Saturday, Sept.5, individuals without a saltwater fishing license, will be able to go fishing with no worries.

License-free fishing days are a great way for Florida residents and visitors to get out on the water and find out why Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World.

License-free fishing days offer a special opportunity to enjoy Florida’s beautiful outdoors,” said Governor DeSantis.I encourage all Floridians and visitors to take advantage!”

“License-free fishing weekend is a great opportunity to introduce someone to fishing for the first time,” said Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Executive Director Eric Sutton. “Spend this Labor Day weekend with family enjoying the Fishing Capital of the World as you fish from boat or shore.”

This day is one of eight total license-free fishing days the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission offers each year. All bag limits, closed areas and size restrictions apply on these dates.

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