National Fishing and Boating Week, a national celebration of fishing and boating, takes place the first week of June every year. This year it’s June 1-8, 2014. The highlight of this week-long celebration – FREE fishing day!
Florida’s License FREE Fishing Day
Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 7th and bring a friend who doesn’t have a fishing license to Port Sanibel Marina . On this date, anglers are allowed to fish on public bodies of saltwater—NO LICENSE REQUIRED.
Fishing Facts & Statistics
National Fishing and Boating Week is a celebration of the civilian and environmental benefits offered by boating and fishing. In fact, fishing and boating enhances people’s overall quality of life and helps to improve wildlife preservation throughout SWFL. To support this belief, here are a few facts & statistics provided by Take Me Fishing:
- Boating is ranked as one of the top 3 of all stress-relieving activities
- 90 percent of Americans live within an hour of navigable water
- The funds from your fishing licenses and boat registrations go towards the conservation of our natural aquatic areas
Fishing for Beginners
Free fishing days are a perfect opportunity for beginners to try out fishing for the first time. Port Sanibel Marina Fishing Charters are perfect for inexperienced anglers or first-timers. Our guides will help improve techniques and offer direction to the best fishing spots on the island.