Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano

Freshwater Fishing Information

Purchasing A Freshwater Fishing License

Licenses may be purchased at any Tax Collector Office; Wal-Mart; some sporting goods outlets; or from the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission at 888-486-8356, or Personal identification is required.

A lost or destroyed license may be replaced at any of our offices. Personal identification is required.

Florida residents may purchase a Sportsman's License which includes all licenses and permits required for freshwater fishing and hunting except for the Federal Duck Stamp.

Florida residents may purchase a Gold Sportsman's License which includes hunting, fresh/saltwater fishing, management area permit, archery, muzzleloading, turkey, waterfowl, snook and crawfish.

Florida residents may also purchase Combination Licenses which includes freshwater/saltwater fishing or freshwater/saltwater fishing and hunting.

Lifetime or Five-Year Hunting and Fishing License Applications are available at Tax Collector offices, online at, or by phone at 1-888-486-8356 to Florida residents who are age 16 or older and who have a valid Florida Driver license. For persons who do not meet this criteria, Hunting and Fishing License Applications are available only at Tax Collector's offices


For a list of persons exempt from possession of a freshwater fishing license visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's website at:

Freshwater Fishing License Fees

For a list of freshwater fishing license fees visit the state's website at: