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Florida offers license-free fishing days

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And the first Saturday after Thanksgiving…November 29th… has also been designated a license-free saltwater fishing day. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If you don’t have a fishing license, this weekend and next are reel good opportunities to get out and throw a line. Although you won’t need the paperwork, there are other laws you have to abide by. For more info, visit http://www.news4jax.com/news/no-saltwater-fishing-license-required-this-weekend/26344870

The Spokesman-Review: State offers fishing license upgrade deal

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

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. (Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO) 756 CONNECT 18 TWEET LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE Tallahassee, Florida — 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. Saltwater fishing without a license will be allowed on Saturday and Sunday, and then anglers can fish in freshwater without a license on June 14 go here now and 15, Father’s Day. “Florida is the fishing capital of the World, and fishing is an economic engine for our state, providing jobs from Pensacola to the Keys,” said Gov. Rick Scott in making the announcement Friday in cooperation with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. To read more, visit http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/local/florida/2014/06/06/florida-fishing-saltwater-freshwater-license/10078075/

Theres good business for their business to say the oceans are depleted theres nothing left in the oceans. Nothing could be further from the truth; this nation has done a damn good job, he said. Do we have places, ways to go? Sure. Can we make improvements? Original news source http://www.boatingindustry.com/news/2014/06/09/making-sense-of-the-magnuson-stevens-act/

License free fishing days announced – Outdoors – The News Herald

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 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. The first Saturday in September (Sept. 6, 2014) and the first Saturday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29, 2014) have also been designated license-free saltwater fishing days, and the first Saturday and Sunday in April (April 4-5, 2015) have been designated a license-free freshwater fishing weekend. Find out more http://www.newsherald.com/outdoors/license-free-fishing-days-announced-1.328679

Making sense of the Magnuson-Stevens Act | Boating Industry

Jeff Angers of the Center for Coastal Conservation

(Rich Landers) FISHING The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering current freshwater or saltwater fishing license holders the opportunity before July 20 to upgrade to a combination license for under$27. 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. For more information http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2014/may/30/state-offers-fishing-license-upgrade-deal/

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