Fishing Licenses

Indiana Fishing Licenses are available in-store.

Before purchasing a license, note:

  • An Indiana resident is a person who has established a true fixed and permanent home and primary residence in Indiana for 60 consecutive days prior to buying a license or permit and does not claim residency for hunting, trapping or fishing in another state or country. All others are non-residents.>
  • exclamation pointA separate account with a unique e-mail address is required for each license buyer 18 years or older. You can only buy licenses with the same account for children who are 17 and younger.
  • Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1986 must provide a hunter education number in order to buy a hunting license. Otherwise, only apprentice hunting licenses are available.
  • State law (Indiana Code 14-22-11-3(a) requires an applicant for a fishing, hunting or trapping license to provide the applicant’s Social Security number in order to obtain the license. Social Security numbers acquired under this requirement are kept confidential and used only to carry out the purposes of the Title IV-D program, which are spelled out in IC 14-11-3-4, authorizing the DNR to deny or suspend any fish and wildlife license to an individual who is delinquent in child support payments.
  • Licenses are non-transferable and non-refundable. Make sure the license purchase is correct before submission. Verify address, date of birth and physical description (i.e., hair and eye color). 

After purchasing a license:

  • exclamation pointCarry a signed license (and applicable federal stamps and HIP number) or the electronic copy on you while fishing, hunting or trapping. Present or show the license upon request from a DNR conservation officer or any other authorized law enforcement officer.
  • Carry a temporary (deer / turkey) transportation tag if you plan to hunt deer or turkey.
  • DNR-issued licenses may be revoked at the discretion of a court upon conviction of fish and wildlife law violations, or at the discretion of the Department for non-compliance with conditions under which licenses are issued.
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Indiana Fishing Regulations

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