Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Nov. 13 authorizing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida children and young adults at a greatly reduced cost.
The license now costs up to $1,000 but from Nov. 24 through Dec. 31, the price will be reduced to $500 for Florida residents who are 21 and younger. The lifetime license covers saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, hunting and most associated permits.
A Lifetime Sportsman’s License allows fishing and hunting in Florida for the rest of the license holder’s life, even if that person is no longer a resident of the state.
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