FREE Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic

12/05/2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

 FREE Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting an  

Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic in Cedar Key on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the FWC Sen.  

George Kirkpatrick Marine Lab, 11350 SW 153rd Court, Cedar Key.

Advance registration is required. To register or get more information, please  

email Heather Sneed at Heather.Sneed@MyFWC.com, or call 850-487-0554.

The Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic is for women and men 18 years of age or  

older with no prior saltwater fishing needed.

Participants will take home a lifelong hobby and leave with a new  

appreciation for the marine environment. They will learn the basics of  

conservation stewardship, fishing ethics, angling skills, safety and the  

vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems in a fun, laid-back  


Lessons include knot tying, cast netting, rod and reel rigging, how to be a  

responsible marine resource steward, marine fish and habitat identification,  

catch-and-release techniques and more.

If conditions allow, participants will have the opportunity to practice their  

newly learned skills by fishing from a pier. This event is a  

catch-and-release activity. All participants must have a valid recreational  

saltwater fishing license unless exempt. Saltwater fishing licenses can be  

purchased at your local tackle shop or online. Learn more by visiting  


Fishing equipment and bait are provided during the clinic but participants  

are encouraged to bring their own gear.

Contact Person: Heather Sneed

Email Address: heather.sneed@myFWC.com

Phone Number: 850-487-0554