Delaware Fishing License 2015

Information and Where to Buy Your DE Fishing License

Interested in fishing in Delaware? You'll need to buy the right fishing license if you want to fish in 2015, whether you're fishing in fresh or tidal waters. Here's the deal...

Where to Buy Your 2015 Delaware Fishing License

Getting your Delaware fishing license for 2015 online is one option. If you'd rather, you can always get one in person. The Delaware DNR has a list of stores where you can buy a fishing license in Delaware and Maryland.

Check out the list of license fees—it looks like you can get a basic resident fishing license for $11, including agent fee.

Try something new this year: Barbless hooks are safer (for you and the fish), allow you to set the hook faster, and ... read more.

Interesting Facts About the Delaware Fishing License 2015

This year, one license covers both fresh and tidal water. (Check to see if you want a trout stamp—that's a separate fee.) Another option is a boat fishing license—anyone fishing on that boat will not need a separate fishing license. There's even a 7-day tourist fishing license if you're just visiting.

If you're under 16 or over 64 years old, you don't need to buy a license. You'll still need to register for a free Fisherman Information Network (FIN) number, though.

See the Delaware DNR for more info about Delaware fishing licenses for 2015. You can even download the 2011 Delaware Fishing guide for phone numbers, maps, and general information. Be sure to read the FAQ about the new fishing license fees, too.

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