Idaho Fishing License

Buy An Idaho Fishing License Online Today.

Question: At what age do I need a fishing license to fish in Idaho?

Answer: Any angler over the age of 14 must have a valid Idaho fishing license in possession while fishing in Idaho.

Question: My child is 12 years old and we live in Idaho. Does he/she need a fishing license to fish in Idaho?

Answer: No. RESIDENT anglers 14 years of age or older do NOT need a fishing license in Idaho. 

Question: My child is 10 years old and we live in Idaho. Does my daily bag/possession limit include their catch?

Answer: No. RESIDENT anglers under the age of 14 have their own daily bag/possession limit. 

Question: My child is 13 years old and we are visiting from out-of-state. Does my daily bag/possession limit include their catch?

Answer: Yes. Any NONRESIDENT angler must be accompanied with someone with a valid fishing license and their daily bag/possession limit IS included with that angler that has a valid Idaho fishing license. However, any nonresident angler under 14 years of age MAY purchase their own license to have their own daily bag/possession limit. 

Question: Are separate permits required for taking of salmon, or steelhead, or fishing with 2 poles?

Answer: Yes. Special permits are needed for fishing for and keeping salmon, steelhead and fishing with 2 poles in Idaho.

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 and Idaho fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in Idaho can range from under $14.00 for a Resident Daily fishing license to just over $1,100.00 for a Resident Lifetime Combo license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

Idaho Resident Fishing License Prices

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Idaho Resident Fishing – Adult License: 

$30.50 or $25.75 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Fishing – Adult 3-Year License: 

$73.75  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Fishing – Adult Daily – 1st Day License: 

$13.50 or $11.50 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Fishing – Adult Daily – Each Consecutive Day Added License: 

$6.00 or $5.00 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Military Furlough – Combo Fishing/Hunting License: Applies to RESIDENTS ONLY. Idaho residents who are in the U.S. military service, and maintain Idaho as their official state of residence as noted on the individuals LES statement may purchase this license when on leave. LES must be presented to purchase this license.

$20.50 or $17.50 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Military Furlough – Fishing License: Applies to RESIDENTS ONLY. Idaho residents who are in the U.S. military service, and maintain Idaho as their official state of residence as noted on the individuals LES statement may purchase this license when on leave. LES must be presented to purchase this license.

$20.50 or $17.50 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Disabled American Veterans Fishing License: RESIDENTS ONLY – Letter from Veterans Affairs office showing a percentage of disability, letter or statement from Veterans Affairs office showing individual is nonservice-connected pension or a service-connected benefit with at least 40% disability.

$5.75 or $5.00 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Disabled Persons Fishing License: RESIDENTS ONLY – License buyer must present to vendor a letter from SSI, SSDI, or Railroad Retirement board showing person is currently disabled and economically disadvantaged or a signed and completed Certification of Permanent Disability. More details HERE.

$5.75 or $5.00 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Combo Fish/Hunt License Prices

Idaho Resident Adult Combo Fishing and Hunting License: 

$38.75 or $33.50 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Combo Fishing and Hunting – 3-Year License: 

$97.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Junior Combo Fishing and Hunting (14 – 17 Years old) License: 

$19.00 or $17.50 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Junior Combo Fishing and Hunting (14 – 17 Years old) – 3-Year License: 

$49.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Senior Combo Fishing and Hunting (65+ Years old) License: Applicant must have been a resident in the State of Idaho for 6 months immediately preceding application for license.

$13.75 or $11.70 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Senior Combo Fishing and Hunting (65+ Years old) – 3-Year License: Applicant must have been a resident in the State of Idaho for 6 months immediately preceding application for license.

$33.50 or $31.75 if Locked

Idaho Resident Disabled American Veterans Combo Fishing and Hunting License:    RESIDENTS ONLY – Letter from Veterans Affairs office showing a percentage of disability, letter or statement from Veterans Affairs office showing individual is nonservice-connected pension or a service-connected benefit with at least 40% disability.

$5.75 or $5.00 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Disabled Persons Combo Fishing and Hunting License: RESIDENTS ONLY – License buyer must present to vendor a letter from SSI, SSDI, or Railroad Retirement board showing person is currently disabled and economically disadvantaged or a signed and completed Certification of Permanent Disability. More details HERE.

$5.75 or $5.00 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Disabled Persons Combo Fishing and Hunting – 3-Year License: RESIDENTS ONLY – License buyer must present to vendor a letter from SSI, SSDI, or Railroad Retirement board showing person is currently disabled and economically disadvantaged or a signed and completed Certification of Permanent Disability. More details HERE.

$11.50  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Sportsman’s Package License: RESIDENTS ONLY – The Sportsman’s Package includes all rights and privileges associated with a Resident Adult Combination License plus tags for deer, elk, bear, mountain lion, wolf, turkey, salmon and steelhead. Archery and muzzleloader are validated on the license. Receipts will be given if tags are unavailable at time of purchase.

$144.60 or $124.25 if Locked  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Lifetime Fishing License Prices

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Fishing License | Age 0 – 1: 

$601.72  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 2 – 50:

$841.75  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 51 and Older:

$481.75  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 0 – 1:

$795.50  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 2 – 50:

$1,113.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Resident Adult Lifetime Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 51 and Older:

$636.75  BUY NOW

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How much does an Idaho nonresident fishing license cost online?

Idaho Nonresident Fishing License Prices

Idaho Nonresident Fishing – Adult License: 

$98.25  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Fishing – Adult 3-Year License: 

$291.25  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Fishing – Adult Daily – 1st Day License: 

$15.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Fishing – Adult Daily – Each Consecutive Day Added License: 

$7.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Salmon/Steelhead 3-Day License: Includes 3-day general fishing license

$37.50  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Combo Fish/Hunt License Prices

Idaho Nonresident Adult Combo Fish/Hunt License: 

$240.00  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Adult Combo Fish/Hunt – 3-Year License: 

$716.50  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Junior Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 14 – 17: 

$21.75  BUY NOW

Idaho Nonresident Junior Combo Fish/Hunt – 3-Year License | Ages 14 – 17: 

$61.75  BUY NOW

Where can I buy a Idaho fishing license?

By phone at (800) 544-8685

In-Person at IDFG Offices

Licensed Sales Agent

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All information listed above can also be seen directly on the Idaho DFG website for Resident Licenses or Nonresident Licenses.