SwordFish Handgear Permit for sale
For a vessel no larger than 41.6ft, 144hp, 13.2 gross ton, 11.00 net ton
$10,000.00 - reasonable offers considered.
Handline, rod and reel, buoy gear, and harpoon. The sword fishery on the east coast of Florida is viable for small boats. Lots of guys fishing with buoy gear and doing pretty well.
These permits sold for peanuts years ago. When NMFS shut down the longliners on the southeast coast, guys bought many permits from the northeast.
There is still a few permits held by some tuna harpooners in the northeast.