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Old 01-28-2013, 09:21 PM   #1
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Is there a limit to the number surf fishing rigs that can be placed by a single angler on the beach in Fl state regs? I did a quick Google check an found nothing on this, couple of guys on the beach tried to tell me there was a limit of 2, which I did not believe as I know I seen more out, of course that doesn't make it right either. So who knows the answer ? Thanks
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:38 PM   #2
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From my understanding of the rules, as long as a rod is not unattended you can set as many as you like.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:14 AM   #3
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From FWC....

How many rods can I fish at one time?
Answer ID 2065 | Published 04/05/2006 04:43 PM | Updated 12/21/2012 10:22 AM
How many rods or poles can I fish at one time?
In freshwater, there is no limit on the number of rods a person may use at one time.

In most saltwaters, there is no maximum number of rods and reels that may be used and no maximum number of hooks that may be in the water at the same time. However, saltwater anglers may not their leave hook and line gear unattended, meaning you must be physically present to tend your gear. Long line gear, defined as "any single line or series of connected lines to which more than ten hooks are attached and which is used to harvest fish," is prohibited. Additional local gear restrictions may also apply in some areas. For example, in Boca Grande Pass a maximum of three fishing lines may be deployed from a vessel at any one time while fishing.

Although there are no state-wide regulations in regards to hook and line fishing near public swimming beaches, the authority or municipality responsible for the swimming area may prohibit or restrict the type of activities allowed there. There also may be additional local or regional restrictions that apply in some counties.

For further clarification, contact the nearest Florid Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) Regional office. FWC Regional office contact information may be found at http://myfwc.com/contact/contact-fwc...ional-offices/.


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Old 01-29-2013, 09:52 AM   #4
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Good lookin out Saltwater Dave! The more lines out the greater chance!
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