This information is posted elsewhere but is germane to this topic.
States that have instituted a saltwater License
Virginia annual saltwater license
Individual lifetime saltwater recreational fishing license $ 250.00**
** lifetime licenses are also available for VA residents at lower cost based on age
as follows: age 45-50 - $120; age 51-55 - $90; age 56-60 - $60; age 61-64 - $30.
Virginia Saltwater License Boundries
Tidal/Bay Sport Fishing License
Marylands Tidal - Bay Sportfishing License requirement
The license is required beginning Jan.1, 2007.
North Carolinas Coastal Recreational Fishing License
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saltwater licence exemptions.
Florida recreational Saltwater License
Any resident fishing in saltwater from land or from a structure fixed to the land.
Any person fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid vessel license.
Any person fishing from a vessel, the operator of which has a valid vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel.
Any person who holds a valid saltwater products license (SPL).
Any person fishing for recreational purposes from a pier that has been issued a valid pier saltwater fishing license.
Any resident fishing for a saltwater species in fresh water from land or from a structure fixed to land.
Any resident fishing for mullet in fresh water who has a valid Florida freshwater fishing license.
Alabamas saltwater License
A saltwater fishing license is required for all persons fishing in saltwater areas of Alabama. Residents and
non residents under the age of 16 are exempt. Residents age 65 and over are exempt. residents may fish from a licensed
public fishing pier in the inside waters without purchasing a fishing license.
requests a a saltwater stamp endorsement with a red drum tag.
Texas saltwater stamp endorsement
requires a saltwater license. (no details available)
requires a saltwater permit for fishing in the gulf of mexico
Mississippi Saltwater License
requires a striped bass stamp.
Washington state saltwater recreational fishing license
Allows to fish for any species existing in saltwater except shellfish.
A marine license is required to angle for or land all species except smelt.
Regs and License info. opens in Pdf
Note** In Georgia you need a freshwater license to fish in Saltwater.
Fishing Licenses and seasons