Rhode Island Fishing License

Buy A Rhode Island Fishing License Online Today.

– Any persons ages 15 and older must possess a valid fishing license to fish in Rhode Island. 

– Rhode Island anglers who hold a license from a reciprocal state do NOT need a Saltwater fishing license.

– Rhode Island FREE FISHING DAYS: 1st full weekend in May each year (Freshwater fishing only)

– FISHING LICENSES ARE VALID FROM MARCH 1 THROUGH THE LAST DAY IN FEBRUARY (12 MONTHS). 

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 Rhode Island fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in Rhode Island can range from FREE for a Resident Disabled fishing license to about $35.00 for a Nonresident Annual Freshwater fishing license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

Rhode Island Freshwater Fishing License Prices

Rhode Island Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing License: Current member of the US Armed Forces pays the Resident rate as well.

$18.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Resident Annual Combo Freshwater Fishing/Hunting License: 

$33.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Resident Annual Special Trout Conservation Stamp: 

$5.50  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Resident Annual Freshwater Fishing License | Ages 65 and older: Must be a permanent Rhode Island resident.

FREE GET NOW

Rhode Island Resident Veteran – 100% Current Disability Freshwater Fishing License: Only available at DEM Licensing Office in-person or by mail.

FREE  GET NOW

Rhode Island Resident Individual – 100% Permanent Disability Freshwater Fishing License: Only available at DEM Licensing Office in-person or by mail.

FREE  GET NOW

Rhode Island Resident Blind Freshwater Fishing License: 

FREE GET NOW

Rhode Island Resident Saltwater Fishing License Prices

Rhode Island Resident Annual Saltwater Fishing License: 

$7.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Resident 7-Day Saltwater Fishing License: 

$5.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Resident Saltwater Fishing License | Ages 65 and up: 

FREE GET NOW

Rhode Island Active Military Saltwater Fishing License: 

FREE  GET NOW

NOTE: See full rules for Saltwater fishing in Rhode Island here.

How much does a Rhode Island nonresident fishing license cost online?

Rhode Island Nonresident Freshwater Fishing License Prices

Rhode Island Nonresident Annual Freshwater Fishing License: 

$35.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Nonresident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing License: 3 consecutive days

$16.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Nonresident Individual – 100% Permanent Disability Freshwater License: Only available at DEM Licensing Office in-person or by mail.

FREE  GET NOW

Rhode Island Nonresident Blind Freshwater Fishing License: 

FREE  GET NOW

Rhode Island Nonresident Saltwater Fishing License Prices

Rhode Island Nonresident Annual Saltwater Fishing License: 

$10.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Nonresident 7-Day Saltwater Fishing License: 

$5.00  BUY NOW

Rhode Island Active Military Saltwater Fishing License: 

FREE  GET NOW

NOTE: See full rules for Saltwater fishing in Rhode Island here.

Where can I buy a Rhode Island fishing license?

In Person at DEM Foundry Office

By phone: (401) 222-3576 x4931

Here are some of the best places to fish in Rhode Island.

All information listed above can also be seen on the fishing license page of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management website.