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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > February 2019 > How to Avoid a Suspended Fishing License
If you love fishing, having a suspended fishing license could be devastating. Keep your passion and your privileges on the water active by being mindful of the ways in which you could potentially lose them.
Having your fishing license revoked means you can't go fishing, even on free fishing weekends. While each state has different laws and regulations, check out a few examples of things you should do so that you can keep reeling 'em in.
In addition to these examples, make sure you purchase a fishing license prior to your fishing trips or renew your existing license to make sure it is valid. Avoid having your fishing license revoked by always fishing legally and responsibly.
Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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