My West Coast Saltwater Fishing Article In This Issue Of The Lakelander Magazine | Good Hunt

Gov. Scott and FWC Announce Saltwater and Freshwater License-Free Fishing Days – Outdoors – Santa Rosa Press Gazette

I certainly regret missing that trip. 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. Read more http://goodhunt.blogs.theledger.com/14877/my-west-coast-saltwater-fishing-article-in-this-issue-of-the-lakelander-magazine/

“Take that with you. You can print out charts and have all of the information you need to know.” Another suggestion from FWC is if you feel intimidated or don’t know enough to try, “oftentimes the folks at the tackle shop are really helpful,” Nalley said. “They can give you the right knowledge, the right equipment to make sure you have a successful day.” If you do take advantage of the opportunity and get hooked on fishing and want a license, go to MyFWC.com/License and click “Do I Need One?” and “Free Fishing Days.” And mark your calendars for Sept. 6 and Nov. 29, which have also been designated license-free saltwater fishing days. And April 4 and 5 have been designated as a license-free freshwater fishing weekend. For more information http://www.news4jax.com/news/no-saltwater-fishing-license-required-this-weekend/26344870

Fish for free without a license this weekend – vagazette.com

Today, Governor Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced Floridians and visitors will be able to fish without a saltwater recreational fishing license on June 7 and 8 and freshwater recreational fishing license on June 14 and 15. Governor 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. These four license-free fishing days fall near National Fishing and Boating Week, a national celebration of fishing and boating, which started June 1 and runs through June 8. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundations http://www.TakeMeFishing.org website is a place to learn about events sponsored by businesses and communities during National Fishing and Boating Week, as well as locating fishing sites, identifying recreational species and finding fishing tips. In conjunction with National Fishing and Boating Week and FWCs license-free event is the first-ever KeepAmericaFishing Day on June 7. For more information http://www.srpressgazette.com/outdoors/gov-scott-and-fwc-announce-saltwater-and-freshwater-license-free-fishing-days-1.328674

No saltwater fishing license required this weekend | News – Home

All skill levels can take a free lesson in shore fishing from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The kids then compete in their age brackets in the derby from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to see who catches the longest fish and the most fish. Prizes will be given to the top finishers in the 7-and-younger age bracket, 8 to 11 bracket, and 12- to 15-year-olds. The center will rent row boats for $20 during the derby. Original news source http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20140603/LIVING/140609867

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

All fishing regulations including size, go here now season, catch limits, and gear restrictions will remain in effect. We have some of the best rivers, lakes and streams for fishing in the country and we would love it if the non-fishing public would give it a try. Its fun and rewarding, said Bob Duncan, executive director of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, which manages freshwater fishing. The Marine Resources Commissions website at mrc.virginia.gov has information on Virginias recreational fishing size, season and creel limits. Freshwater catch regulations can be found at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website, http://www.HuntFishVA.com . Regulations can also be viewed on a cell phone or other mobile device by downloading the departments free Hunting and Fishing App at http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/app/ . Read more about Fish for free without a license this weekend – vagazette.com

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