Wisconsin Fishing License 2015-2016

Information and Where to Buy Your WA Fishing License

Wisconsin is one of the best places on earth for ice fishing. And to do that you'll have to get your Wisconsin fishing license for 2015-2016. With Lake Michigan and tons of lakes and streams, there are a lot of opportunities for great fishing. Make sure you check the information about the fishing seasons for different types of fish on the DNR page.

Note: the license year in Wisconsin goes from April through the end of March.

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Where to Buy Your 2015-2016 Wisconsin Fishing License

Getting your Wisconsin fishing license for 2015-2016 online is one option. You may have to give your social security number in an online form. (If you have a DNR Customer Number you don't need to give your SSN.) That's some vital information to give online. If you print the license on your own printer you only pay $1.00 convenience fee. It's $3.00 if they print it and mail it to you.

I've found the easiest way to buy a fishing license is in person. You can check online for a stores selling fishing licenses. There are quite a few places selling licenses and hoping you'll also buy a bunch of fishing gear. If you hunt and fish you'll want to look at a combination license.

Interesting Facts About the Wisconsin Fishing License 2015-2016

Unlike other states, Wisconsin has a first-time buyer license for $5 to get you started. The annual fishing license is $20 so that's a nice savings. Senior citizens need to get a license but it's about 1/3 regular price. Wisconsin does not have a lifetime fishing license available like some other states. Check the full list of licenses and fees to see what suits you best—you may need an inland trout stamp or Great Lake salmon/trout stamp, too.

The first Free Fishing Weekend of the year was January 17-18, 2015. There's another on June 6 & 7, 2015, and January 16 & 17, 2016. You can even borrow ice fishing gear from many state parks and DNR offices. Wisconsin really wants to get you fishing!

See the Wisconsin DNR for more info about the Wisconsin fishing license 2015-2016.

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