New York Fishing License

Buy A New York Fishing License Online Today.

– You need a New York fishing license if you are 16 years of age and older and fishing for:

          – Freshwater fish species by angling, spearing, hooking, longbow, and tip-ups.

          – Frog species by spearing, catching with the hands or by use of a club or hook.

          – Freshwater baitfish for personal use.

– You are exempt from needing a New York fishing license if:

          – You are under 16 years of age.

          – You are fishing on a licensed fishing preserve

          – You are fishing during the FREE FISHING DAYS (found here).

          – More on the Fishing Licenses page of the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation

– Annual fishing licenses are valid for one full year (365 days) from date of purchase.

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 New York fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in New York can range from FREE for a Resident Disabled fishing license to just about $50.00 for a Nonresident Annual Freshwater fishing license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

New York Resident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

New York Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing License | Ages 16 – 69

$25.00  BUY NOW

New York Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing License | Ages 70 and Older

$5.00  BUY NOW

New York Resident 7-Day Freshwater Fishing License

$12.00  BUY NOW

New York Resident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing License

$5.00  BUY NOW

New York Resident Disabled Freshwater Fishing License

FREE  GET NOW

New York Resident Active US Military Members Freshwater Fishing License

FREE  GET NOW

New York Resident Military Veteran Freshwater Fishing LicenseMust have 40% or more service-related disability. If you purchase this fishing license, you get a hunting and trapping license for FREE!

$5.00  BUY NOW

New York Resident Saltwater Fishing License and Permit Prices

New York Resident Saltwater Fishing Registry: 

FREE  GET NOW

New York Resident Saltwater Tuna or Shark Fishing Permit: This requires a National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) highly migratory species federal permit.

New York Resident Saltwater Lobster Permit: For more information, call (631) 444-0430

$10.00  BUY NOW

How much does a New York nonresident fishing license cost online?

New York Nonresident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

New York Nonresident Annual Freshwater Fishing License: 

$50.00  BUY NOW

New York Nonresident Active Military Annual Freshwater Fishing License: 

$25.00  BUY NOW

New York Nonresident 7-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$28.00  BUY NOW

New York Nonresident Active Military 7-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$12.00  BUY NOW

New York Nonresident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

New York Nonresident Active Military 1-Day Freshwater Fishing License: Currently stationed in New York more than 30 day.

$5.00  BUY NOW

Where can I buy a New York fishing license?

Authorized Vendor List

By phone at (866) 933-2257

Here are some of the best places to fish in New York.

All information listed above can also be seen on the fishing license page of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation website.