The official dates for license-free fishing have been released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. Fishing enthusiast would usually need a fishing license to go out and test their luck in fresh and salt water but on these days, anyone is allowed to go out and give fishing a try.

The following days have been deemed license-free fishing days:


  • June 1 and 2  (First Saturday and Sunday in June.)
  • Sept. 7 (First Saturday in September.)
  • Nov. 30  (Saturday following Thanksgiving.)


  • April 6 and 7 (First Saturday and Sunday in April.)
  • June 8 and 9 (Second Saturday and Sunday in June.)

For more information on fishing licenses and other rules and regulations related to license-free fishing days check out the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's website.