Florida Saltwater Recreational Publication 2021
Posted by CASSIE SMITTY
Thank you for contributing to conservation
Your purchases of fishing equipment, motorboat fuel and fishing licenses help improve fishing and boating opportunities in Florida through the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration program (SFR). SFR is a successful cycle of federal funding that includes anglers, the fishing and boating industry, and conservation agencies with the goal to restore and better manage America’s recreational fisheries. Funding is derived through an excise tax on fishing gear and motorboat fuel, paid by anglers through fishing and boating manufacturers. Through this federal “user-pay, public-benefit” system of conservation, millions of dollars in funding each year go toward fisheries research, habitat management, stock enhancement, artificial reefs, boating access improvements, angler outreach and aquatic education. To learn more about how everyone benefits from enhanced fishing opportunities provided through the program, visit MyFWC.com/SFR.
2021 Commission meeting dates and locations
Subject to change due to availability of appropriate facilities to hold the meeting.
- February 25-26
- May 12-13
- August 4-5
- October 6-7
- December 15-16
*Dates subject to change
For more information about Commission meeting dates, times, locations and agendas, visit MyFWC.com and click on “About” and “Commission Meetings” on the top of the page.