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Step 1

LICENSE

For $30.50, you can get a year-long Idaho fishing license. That’s less than dinner at a fancy restaurant. What are you waiting for?

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Step 2

GEAR

You don’t need an entire tackle box of lures to get started — the basics will do just fine. But a new fishing vest couldn’t hurt (it makes you look like you know what you’re doing, too). Don’t forget the most important gear: Your friends and family!

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Step 3

WHERE TO GO

A fishing hole is closer than you think. Like, really close. We’re in Idaho, after all.

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Step 4

GO FISH

Halt your binge-watching and put that fishing license to work. Explore upcoming events near you and meet some new fishing friends.

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LICENSES

Yes, you really, really need one. The good news is they’re sold at many retailers all over the state, they’re very affordable, and there’s an option for everyone.

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ADULT $30.50
ADULT 3-YR $73.75
ADULT 1-DAY $13.50
DISABLED VETERANS $5.75
DISABLED PERSONS $5.75
JUNIOR (14-17) $13.75
JUNIOR (14-17) 3-YR $37.75
UNDER 14
(NO LICENSE NEEDED!)
FREE!!!

ADDITIONAL PRICING OPTIONS ONLINE

*IDAHO RESIDENT PRICES

*THERE IS A PROCESSING FEE FOR APPLICATIONS MADE BY PHONE AND ONLINE.

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GEAR UP

You don’t need to save up for months to be an angler. Here’s an affordable list of basics available at any retailer that sells outdoor goods.

Your local fishing store will help you figure out the specifics.

WHAT
THE
FISH?

Find out what fish you have on the line with our fish identification tool.

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You’re not buying just a fishing license. You’re also making sure fish habitats are kept clean and stocked. Learn more about ongoing conservation efforts and how license sales preserve and protect Idaho’s wildlife.

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