Florida Fishing Charter Company Requirements

There are many requirements to start a fishing charter company in the State of Florida for fishing guides who operate here. This includes requirements by both the FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission) and the USCG (U.S. Coast Guard). There may also be further requirements by the individual cities and counties where the charter fishing business operates from. I will attempt to list these requirements below so you can make an informed decision on which charter companies to hire for your next fishing trip. Remember, if it’s a legitimate operation, the Captain will have no problem providing you with documentation regarding these requirements. Continue reading “Florida Fishing Charter Company Requirements”