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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is promoting this weekend's freshwater license-free fishing weekend. Saturday, April 3, and Sunday, April 4, Florida residents and visitors can get on the water and explore opportunities to catch many of the state's freshwater species.

"The first freshwater license-free fishing weekend of the year is an excellent opportunity to introduce someone to fishing for the first time," said Tom Graef, Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management Director. "Spend this weekend with family and friends enjoying the Fishing Capital of the World as you fish from a boat or shore."

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All seasonal, bag and size limits apply and those regulation can be explored by going to MyFWC.com/license

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