You are a child under
16 years of age. (Also exempt from federal duck stamp requirements.)
You are a Florida resident
age 65 or older possessing proof of age and residency or possessing a
Resident Senior Citizen Hunting and Fishing Certificate. Residents age 65
or older may obtain, at no cost, complimentary hunting and fishing
certificates from county tax collectors' offices.
You hunt or freshwater
fish in your county of residence on your homestead or the homestead of
your spouse or minor child, or if you are a minor child hunting or
freshwater fishing on the homestead of your parent.
You are a
certified as totally and permanently disabled and you possess a
Florida Resident Disabled Person Hunting and Fishing Certificate.
You are a resident who
is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, you are not
stationed in this state, and you are home on leave for 30 days or less,
upon submission of orders.
Effective Aug. 1, 2009
- You are a resident who is fishing with live or natural bait, using
poles or lines that are not equipped with a fishing-line-retrieval
mechanism, and you are fishing for noncommercial purposes in your home
county. However, you must have a valid fishing license to fish by any
method in a fish management area.