How much is a fishing license in Georgia?

Fishing licenses in Georgia can range from about $3.00 for a Disabled Annual fishing license to about $1,500.00 for a Non resident Grandchild Lifetime Sportsman’s License. Take a look below for all the resident and non resident fishing licenses and prices.

PRICES DISCLOSURE: We do our best to stay current, but prices can change without notice to us. The prices below may or may not be the exact current prices for the license(s) listed.

How much does a fishing license cost in Georgia?

Georgia Resident Fishing License Prices

Georgia Resident Annual Fishing License | Ages 16 – 64

$15.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident 1-Day Fishing License

$5.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Optional Youth Fishing License | Ages 12 – 15Privileges for the multi-year Youth License last until the person’s 17th birthday.

$10.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Disabled Annual Fishing License

$3.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Disabled 3-Year Fishing License

$9.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Annual Combo Fish/Hunt License

$30.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident 1-Day Combo Fish/Hunt License

$5.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Additional Day Combo Fish/Hunt License: Purchase up to 10 additional consecutive days to extend daily fishing license.

$1.00  BUY NOW

How much is a sportsman’s license in Georgia?

NOTE for Sportsman’s Licenses below: A Sportsman’s License provides all state paid hunting and fishing privileges. A Sportsman’s license of annual or longer duration requires completion of a qualifying hunter education course.

Georgia Resident Annual Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$65.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Senior Annual Sportsman’s License | Ages 65 and Older

$7.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident 1-Day Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$25.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Additional Day Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$3.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Youth Sportsman’s License (Optional) | Ages 15 and Under Resident youth hunters age 15 and under can get a Youth Sportsman’s License. The youth must complete hunter education in order to hunt without supervision or to hunt after their 16th birthday under this license.

$15.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident 1-Time Honorary Veteran 1-Year Sportsman’s License 

FREE  GET NOW

Georgia Resident Disability Annual Sportsman’s License 

$5.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Disability 3-Year Sportsman’s License 

$15.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Military & Veterans Lifetime Sportsman’s: Honorably Discharged Only. Must have copy of Georgia picture ID, Copy of DD 214, and copy of Hunter Education Card.

$600.00  BUY NOW

How much is a lifetime sportsman’s license in Georgia?

NOTE for the Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses below, application process is required.

Georgia Resident Infant Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages Under 2 

$500.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Youth Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 2 – 15 

$600.00   BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Adult Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 49 

$750.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Older Adult Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 50 – 59 

$375.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Senior Discount Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 60 – 64:  

$315.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Senior Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 65 and Older:  

$70.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Senior Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 65 and Older:  

$35.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident FREE Senior Lifetime Sportsman’s | Ages 65 and Older: Resident must have been born on or before June 30, 1952.

FREE  GET NOW

How much are fishing permits and stamps in Georgia?

Georgia Resident Annual Trout Stamp: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident 1-Day Trout Stamp: 

$5.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Additional Day Trout Stamp: Purchase up to 10 additional stamps to extend daily trout fishing privileges.

$1.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Resident Annual SIP Permit: 

FREE  GET NOW




How much is a non resident fishing license in Georgia?

Georgia Non Resident Annual Fishing License | Ages 16 and Older: 

$50.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident 1-Day Fishing License | Ages 16 and Older: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident Additional Day Fishing License | Ages 16 and Older: Purchase up to 10 additional consecutive days to extend daily fishing license.

$3.50  BUY NOW

How much is a non resident sportsman’s license in Georgia?

Georgia Non Resident Annual Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$400.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident 1-Day Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$170.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident Additional Day Sportsman’s License | Ages 16 – 64

$20.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident Youth Sportsman’s License (Optional) | Ages 15 and Under Resident youth hunters age 15 and under can get a Youth Sportsman’s License. The youth must complete hunter education in order to hunt without supervision or to hunt after their 16th birthday under this license.

$50.00  BUY NOW

How much is a non resident lifetime sportsman’s license in Georgia?

NOTE for the Lifetime Sportsman’s License below, application process is required.

Georgia Nonresident Infant Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages Under 2 

$500.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Nonresident Grandchild Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 2 – 15 

$1,500.00 BUY NOW

How much do fishing permits and stamps cost for non resident?

Georgia Non Resident Annual Trout Stamp: 

$25.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident 1-Day Trout Stamp: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident Additional Day Trout Stamp: Purchase up to 10 additional stamps to extend daily trout fishing privileges.

$10.00  BUY NOW

Georgia Non Resident Annual SIP Permit: 

FREE  GET NOW

Where can I buy a fishing license?

Authorized Vendor List

By phone at (800) 366-2661

Here are some of the best places to fish in Georgia.

All information listed above can also be seen on the Fishing Licenses page of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: At what age is a valid fishing license required to fish in Georgia?

Answer: The state of Georgia requires anyone 16 years of age or older to possess a valid Georgia fishing license to fish in the state.

Question: Are freshwater and saltwater fishing licenses sold separately in Georgia?

Answer: Basic fishing license privileges in Georgia cover both freshwater (except mountain trout) and saltwater, as well as access to the state properties. 

Question: What is the Saltwater Information Program permit?

Answer: In order to fish saltwater in Georgia, you will need to possess the FREE Saltwater Information Program (SIP) permit in addition to a valid fishing license. 

Question: Are any additional permits or stamps needed to fish for mountain trout in Georgia?

Answer: Fishing for mountain trout in Georgia does require the purchase of a trout license and is required for all anglers ages 16 and older. Some license available already include this permit, so make sure to check below for those that do.

Question: When does my Georgia fishing license expire?

Answer: In Georgia, annual fishing licenses are valid for one (1) full year after date of purchase and can be stacked to create a license for any year duration.