Beach Use Permits – Commercial Fishing

beach fishingCommercial Fishing on County Beaches

From May 1 – October 31st commercial fishermen must obtain a permit by completing Protected Species Training (below) to fish commercially on County beaches. Permits are free. Training must be completed annually.

Requirements

Current annual pass affixed to passenger side of windshield, 4x4 or all wheel drive vehicle (no ATVs, motorcycles, etc.) Annual passes can be purchased at any toll booth from March 1 – Labor Day. Current State Saltwater Product License with Restricted Species (RS) endorsement.

Getting Your Permit

5 Steps to Your Commercial Fishing Permit
1. Watch Watch the Protected Species Training slideshow.
Please use Internet Explorer to watch the training and complete the quiz.
2. Quiz Complete Quiz at the end of Training.
3. Complete Complete and sign application.
4. Come In Call ahead to make an appointment to obtain permit.  Bring your signed application and Saltwater Product License with RS endorsement.  
Jade O’Neill
3171 Coastal Hwy
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 209-0619
joneill@sjcfl.us
Attn: Fishing Permit
5. Receive Permit You must arrive in the vehicle you are obtaining a permit for with an annual beach pass affixed to dashboard.
Need Technical Assistance? Adobe Flash Player is required to view and complete the training.

Acrobat Reader
is required to view and/or complete the application on your computer.

Please use Internet Explorer to watch the training and complete the quiz.

If you have technical difficulty with the training, please email webmast@sjcfl.us so that we may assist you.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact: Jade O'Neill, (904) 209-0619.