Massachusetts Fishing License 2015

Information and Where to Buy Your MA Fishing License

Interested in fishing in Massachusetts? You'll need to buy the right fishing license, either inland or all waters, if you want to fish in 2015. Here's the deal...

Where to Buy Your 2015 Massachusetts Fishing License

Getting your Massachusetts freshwater fishing license for 2015 online is one option. Unlike a lot of states, you don't have to provide your Social Security Number. However, the online vendor may add a service charge. If you'd rather, you can go in person to a license vendor, though there may be extra fees there, as well.

Check out the license types and fees: It looks like most residents will pay only $27.50 for freshwater fishing, but anyone under 17 or over 70 can fish for free. Seniors 65-69 only pay $16.25.

You can get your saltwater fishing permit online, and read the saltwater regulations. This permit only costs $10 for most people, though it's free for anyone 60 and older (plus any retailer's fees).

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Interesting Facts About the Massachusetts Fishing License 2015

It's a good idea to read the regulations before you go out, especially since the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife has gone to the trouble of posting the whole document online in a very useable format. See the Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game for more info about Massachusetts fishing licenses for 2015.

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