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Fishing Licenses


The first Saturday in June of each year is the annual Free Fishing Day and no person is required to have a fishing license or stamp endorsements while fishing on that day.


For specific information on LIFETIME, DISABLED VETERAN, and COMBINATION licenses see the outdoor annual.


You do not need this license if you:


are under 17 years of age.


were born BEFORE Sept. 1, 1930.


are a mentally disabled person who is engaging in recreational fishing as part of medically approved therapy, and who is fishing under the immediate supervision of personnel approved or employed by a hospital, residence, or school for mentally disabled persons. The mentally disabled person must carry an authorization identifying the entity supplying the service. This authorization may be in the form of an I.D. card that contains the name of the sponsoring entity.

are a mentally retarded person and you are recreational fishing under the direct supervision of a licensed fisherman who is a family member or who is a licensed fisherman that has permission from the family to take the mentally retarded person fishing. While fishing, the mentally retarded person needs a note from a doctor stating the person has been diagnosed as mentally retarded.

hold a valid Super Combo or Resident Combination Hunting and Fishing License Package.


hold a valid Temporary (3-day or 14-day) Resident Fishing License.


hold a valid Special Resident Fishing License.


hold a valid Disabled Veteran Hunting and Fishing License.


hold a Lifetime Resident Combination Hunting and Fishing License.


hold a Lifetime Resident Fishing License.






• Freshwater Package $30 • Freshwater Package $58

• Saltwater Package $35 • Saltwater Package $63

• All-Water Package $40 • All-Water Package $68

• Senior Freshwater Package $12 • One-Day All-Water License $16

• Senior Saltwater Package $17

• Senior All-Water Package $22

• Special Resident All-Water License $7

(for legally blind)

• Year-from-Purchase All-Water Package $47

• One-Day All-Water License $11

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