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How old do you have to be to need a fishing licence?
A sport fishing license is required for any person 16 years of age and older. You can purchase an annual, multi-year, 1-day or 3-day sport fishing license.
What year Did you first need a fishing license?
Oregon began requiring recreational fishing licenses in 1901. Indiana began issuing hunting licenses in 1901 and added fishing privileges to its hunting license in 1913. The state of Pennsylvania first issued recreational fishing licenses in 1919. Licenses were required only for nonresidents, and only 50 licenses were issued that first year.
What is the age that seniors can get a free fishing license?
Senior citizens who are 65 years of age or older are issued the Senior Lifetime Fishing License for free with proof of residency and age. Likewise, residents who are permanently disabled can receive the Disability Honorary Combination Hunting and Fishing License for free as well.
What age do children have to have a fishing license?
Hunting and fishing pricing is based upon your residency: Children under the age of 16 are not required to purchase a hunting or fishing license unless they are engaged in commercial activity or using any nongame fish devices (traps, trotlines, gill nets, hoop nets, set hooks, jugs.)