How much is a fishing license in Kansas?

Fishing licenses in Kansas can range from under $10.00 for a Resident 1-Day fishing license to under $1,000.00 for a Resident Lifetime Combo license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident 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 Kansas?

Kansas Resident Annual Fishing License:

$27.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Annual Combo Fishing/Hunting License:

$47.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident 1-Day Fishing License:

$6.00  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident 5-Year Fishing License:

$102.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Youth (ages 16 – 20) Fishing License: This is a multi-year 1-time purchase. Expires on Dec. 31 of the year the person turns 21.

$42.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Youth (ages 16 – 20) Combo Fishing/Hunting License: This is a multi-year 1-time purchase. Expires on Dec. 31 of the year the person turns 21.

$72.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Senior Fishing License:

$15.00  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Senior Combo Fishing/Hunting License:

$25.00  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Disabled Veteran Fishing License: 

Kansas Resident Duplicate (replacement) Licenses and Permits: 

$2.50  BUY NOW

How much is a lifetime fishing license in Kansas?

Kansas Resident Lifetime Fishing License: If paid in 8 quarterly payments $69.00

$502.50 with Application

Kansas Resident Lifetime Combo Fishing/Hunting License: If paid in 8 quarterly payments $131.50

$962.50 with Application

Kansas Resident Lifetime Senior Fishing/Hunting License:

$42.50  BUY NOW

How much are fishing permits in Kansas?

Kansas Resident Adult Trout Permit: 21 and older 

$14.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Youth Trout Permit: 15 and under

$7.00  BUY NOW

View Trout Permit regulations.

Kansas Resident Adult Paddlefish Permit: 21 and older

$12.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Resident Youth Paddlefish Permit: 15 and under

$7.50  BUY NOW

View Paddlefish Permit regulations.

Kansas Resident Hand Fishing Permit: 

$27.50 BUY NOW

View Hand Fishing Permit regulations.

Kansas Resident Bass Pass: 

$14.50  BUY NOW

View Tournament Black Bass Pass regulations.

Kansas Resident 3 Pole Permit: 

$8.50  BUY NOW




How much is a non resident fishing license in Kansas?

Kansas Non Resident Annual Fishing License:

$52.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident 1-Day Fishing License:

$10.00  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident 5-Day Fishing License: 

$27.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident Combo Fishing/Hunting License: 

$137.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident Duplicate (replacement) Licenses and Permits: 

$2.50  BUY NOW

How much is a non resident fishing permit in Kansas?

Kansas Non Resident Adult Trout Permit: 21 and older

$14.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident Youth Trout Permit: 15 and under

$7.00  BUY NOW

View Trout Permit regulations.

Kansas Non Resident Adult Paddlefish Permit: 21 and older

$12.50  BUY NOW

Kansas Non Resident Youth Paddlefish Permit: 15 and under

$7.50  BUY NOW

View Paddlefish Permit regulations.

Kansas Non Resident Hand Fishing Permit: 

$27.50  BUY NOW

View Hand Fishing Permit regulations.

Kansas Non Resident Bass Pass: 

$14.50  BUY NOW

View Tournament Black Bass Pass regulations.

Kansas Non Resident 3 Pole Permit: 

$8.50  BUY NOW

Where can I buy a Kansas fishing license?

By phone at (800) 918-2877

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

All information listed above can also be seen on the fishing license page of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: At what age does Kansas require anglers to possess a valid Kansas fishing license?

Answer: Kansas requires anglers 16 years of age and older to possess a valid Kansas fishing license.

Question: When does a fishing license expire in Kansas?

Answer: Kansas annual fishing licenses expire 365 days from date of purchase, except for multi-year licenses. 

Question: I am over 65 years old and a resident of Kansas. Do I need a valid fishing license?

Answer: Yes. All residents ages 65 to 74 fishing in Kansas are required to possess a fishing license. A half-priced annual fishing license may be available for purchase.