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Does anyone know how much a license is on Marco for two weeks? Do children 12 and under need a license? Can you fish in the waterways by the houses?

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1. Re: Fishing


Nonresidents Florida residents who are 16 years of age or older are required to have Florida hunting, freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing licenses and permits.

You can pick up temporary license at most tackle shops like the Marco River Marina or Sunshine Ace (corner of Barfield and San Marco).

A license is required even when fishing from the house that you rented.

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Take the following advise at your own risk.

I have never heard of a warden checking fishing licenses at docks of private homes. I have heard of boats and public fishing locations being checked.

Use this information as you see fit. I'm not responsible if you are the 1st person ever in Marco history to be harassed about a fishing license from a private dock.

Sorry, I don't know the license fees.


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2. Re: Fishing

I would buy the fishing license and if you have time go fishing at south beach at the jetties. They cost $30.00 for 7 days or $15.00 for 3 days. I always fish there and have caught a lot of fish like pompano sheepshead jacks and a whole lot of other fish. You have public access next to the Apollo condo's and after that you can get something to eat or drink at the sunset grill. Or watch the sunset--

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