Maine Fishing License

Buy A Maine Fishing License Online Today.

Anyone 16 years of age or older is required to have a valid Maine fishing license to fish in inland waters or transport fish taken from inland waters in the state of Maine.

An electronic license or permit (such as on your smartphone) can now be displayed in lieu of a physical paper license or permit in Maine.

Special License are available (not shown on this page) at complimentary or discounted rates for those in the Military, Exchange Students, Disabled Veterans, and Native Americans. You can call (207) 287-8000 or email the MDIFW for more information.

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 Maine fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in Maine can range from about $8.00 for a Resident Senior Lifetime fishing license to about $900.00 for a Nonresident Lifetime fishing license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

Maine Resident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

Maine Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing License | Ages 16 and older

$25.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing LicenseHolder of this license may use the purchase price and apply it towards the purchase of an Annual Freshwater Fishing License and just pay the remaining difference between this and the Annual license.

$11.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Superpack License: Complete details for this license can be found 3/4 down on the Licensing Page.

$201.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Duplicate (replacement) LicenseMust be obtained from the original agent from which it was purchased.

$2.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Fishing License Prices

Maine Resident Combo Freshwater Fishing/Hunting License

$43.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Freshwater Fishing/Archery License

$43.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Serviceman Freshwater Fishing/Hunting LicenseMaine resident permanently stationed outside the state of Maine.

$3.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Serviceman Dependent Freshwater Fishing/Hunting License

$20.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Serviceman Dependent Freshwater Fishing Only License

$10.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Combo Serviceman Dependent Freshwater Fishing Only License

$10.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Saltwater Fishing License Price

Maine Resident Annual Saltwater Fishing License REGISTRATION: A person is required to register with the state of Maine annually in order to engage in recreational saltwater fishing unless that person meets one of the exemptions.

$1.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License Prices

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 5 and under: 

$150.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 6 – 15: 

$300.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Age 65: 

$50.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Age 66: 

$40.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Age 67: 

$30.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Age 68: 

$20.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Fishing License | Age 69: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Sr. Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 70 and older: A Senior Lifetime license entitles the holder to all privileges they are qualified to receive including hunting, trapping, archery, and fishing.

$8.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo License Prices

NOTE: The licenses below are for any combination of fishing, hunting, and/or archery.

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Ages 5 and under: 

$250.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Ages 5 and under: 

$400.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Ages 6 – 15: 

$500.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Ages 6 – 15: 

$800.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Age 65: 

$80.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Age 65: 

$110.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Age 66: 

$64.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Age 66:

$94.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Age 67: 

$48.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Age 67:

$78.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Age 68: 

$32.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Age 68:

$52.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Age 69: 

$16.00  BUY NOW

Maine Resident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Age 69:

$26.00  BUY NOW

How much does a Maine nonresident fishing license cost online?

Maine Nonresident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

Maine Nonresident Annual Freshwater Fishing License | Ages 16 and up: 

$64.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$11.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$23.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident 7-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$43.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident 15-Day Freshwater Fishing License: This license may be exchanged for a nonresident season fishing license upon payment of $17 plus the agent’s fee.

$47.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Combo Freshwater Fishing/Hunt License: 

$150.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Duplicate (replacement) LicenseMust be obtained from the original agent from which it was purchased.

$2.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Saltwater Fishing License Price

Maine Nonresident Annual Saltwater Fishing License REGISTRATION: A person is required to register with the state of Maine annually in order to engage in recreational saltwater fishing unless that person meets one of the exemptions.

$1.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Fishing License Prices

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 5 and under: 

$450.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Fishing License | Ages 6 – 15: 

$900.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Combo License Prices

NOTE: The licenses below are for any combination of fishing, hunting, and/or archery.

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Ages 5 and under: 

$750.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Ages 5 and under: 

$1,200.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Combo – Any 2 | Ages 6 – 15: 

$1,500.00  BUY NOW

Maine Nonresident Lifetime Combo – All 3 | Ages 6 – 15: 

$2,400.00  BUY NOW

Where can I buy a Maine fishing license?

Most sporting goods stores

Town Clerks

Convenience Stores

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

All information listed above can also be seen on the fishing licenses page of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website.