Mississippi Fishing License

Buy A Mississippi Fishing License Online Today.

If you are a Mississippi resident ages 16 – 64, you are required to possess a valid Mississippi fishing license to fish fresh or marine (saltwater) waters of Mississippi, including lakes and reservoirs but NOT to include privately owned ponds and streams.

Effective July 1, 2010, all Mississippi residents ages 65 and older are required to purchase a Lifetime Recreational Saltwater fishing license to fish Saltwater in Mississippi. 

– If you are ages 65 or older, or otherwise exempt from being required to possess a valid Mississippi freshwater fishing license, you must have documentation with you to prove your exemption.

– If you are fishing south of U. S. Highway 90, a Saltwater license is required. 

– If you are fishing between I-10 and U. S. Highway 90, a valid Saltwater or Freshwater fishing license is required.

– If you are fishing north of I-10, a Saltwater license is not valid. 

– If you are disabled per the definition of MS. Code 49-7-5 and 49-7-9, you are exempt. See RULES here.

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 Mississippi fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in Mississippi can range from just over $5.00 for a Resident 3-Day fishing license to about $1,500.00 for a Nonresident Native Lifetime fishing license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

Mississippi Resident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

NOTE: All Resident prices below include the $1.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee” 

Mississippi Resident Annual Sportsman’s License: Excludes Saltwater Fishing.

$47.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing License:

$5.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing/All-Game Hunting License: Does not include Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow.

$27.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing/Small-Game Hunting License:

$12.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Saltwater Fishing License Price

Mississippi Resident Annual Saltwater Fishing License: 

$12.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Lifetime Fishing License Prices

NOTE: For a Mississippi Lifetime License, applicants must prove that they have been domiciled in the State of Mississippi for a minimum of eighteen (18) months immediately prior to issuance of such licenses.

Mississippi Resident Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Birth to 12:

$500.00  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Lifetime Sportsman’s License | Ages 13 and Older:

$1,000.00  BUY NOW

Mississippi Resident Annual Sr. Lifetime Saltwater Fishing License | Ages 65 and Older: 

$7.29  BUY NOW

How much does a Mississippi nonresident fishing license cost online?

Mississippi Nonresident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

Mississippi Nonresident Annual Freshwater Fishing License: Price includes the $3.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$64.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing License: Price includes the $2.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$18.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing License: Price includes the $1.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$10.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident Armed Forces 14-Day Combo Freshwater/Hunt License: Must apply through MDWFP – Application. (Includes Fall Turkey and Archery/Primitive Weapon/Crossbow. Does not include Saltwater Fishing). Price includes the $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$34.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident Saltwater Fishing License Prices

Mississippi Nonresident Annual Saltwater Fishing License: Price include the $3.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$34.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident 3-Day Saltwater Fishing License: Price include the $2.00 “Agent Fee” and $1.29 “Process Fee”.

$18.29  BUY NOW

Mississippi Nonresident Native Lifetime License Price

Mississippi Nonresident Native Lifetime License: See brochure here.

$1,500.00  BUY NOW

Where can I buy a Mississippi fishing license?

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

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