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Florida Lifetime Sportsman’s License

Suggested by Capt. Alan Sherman, South Field Editor

Have a hard time keeping track of your fishing and hunting license status? How about just going all-in and buying a lifetime license? For $1,001.50, a Florida resident age 13 or older can buy a permanent Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission license covering Fresh and Saltwater Fishing, Hunting and a slew of annual privileges, including Deer, WMA, Archery, Muzzleloading, Crossbow, Turkey, Florida Waterfowl, Snook and Lobster. The license is valid even if you move out of Florida. And parents: If your child is 4 years old or younger, you can set him or her up for a lifetime for just $401.50; cost for children 5 to 12 years old, $701.50. Cost includes a hard plastic credit-card style license. Other rates are available for Fresh or Saltwater Fishing, or Hunting, only. See