South Dakota Fishing License

Buy A South Dakota Fishing License Online Today.

– South Dakota youths 16 to 18 must purchase the Junior Combination License, which includes fishing, as well all hunting privileges, for the same cost.

– South Dakota resident youths under the age of 16 are not required to have a fishing license to fish.

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 South Dakota fishing license cost online?

Fishing licenses in South Dakota can range from $5.00 for a Resident Setline license to under $70.00 for a Nonresident Annual fishing license. Take a look below for all the resident and nonresident fishing licenses and prices.

South Dakota Resident Fishing License Prices

South Dakota Resident Annual Fishing License: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles.

$28.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident 1-Day Fishing License: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles.

$8.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Senior Fishing License  | Ages 65 and Older: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles.

$12.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Fish Spearing & Archery Fishing Permit: Allows resident anglers, with a valid fishing license, to take game fish with a spear, legal speargun, or legal bow and arrow.

$5.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Setline License: Residents must have a separate license for each setline they operate.

$5.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Hoopnet License: Residents must have a separate license for each hoop net they operate.

$10.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Nursing Facility Group License:The license only applies to permanent residents of the nursing home. It does not apply to staff or employees of the nursing home.

$35.00 – See DETAILS

South Dakota Resident Combo Fishing and Hunting License Prices 

South Dakota Resident Junior Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 16 – 18: Allows for residents to fish (including taking frogs and turtles) and hunt small game. 

$27.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 19 and Older: Allows residents to fish (including taking frogs and turtles) and hunt small game. 

$55.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Senior Combo Fish/Hunt License | Ages 65 and Older: Allows for residents to fish (including taking frogs and turtles) and hunt small game. 

$40.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Resident Reduced Fee Combo Hunt/Fish Card:Residents with total disability and certain veterans who qualify, and are approved, will be issued a Disabled/Veteran Hunting and Fishing Card that is good for 4 years.

$10.00 – Reduced Fee RULES

How much does an South Dakota nonresident fishing license cost online?

South Dakota Nonresident Fishing License Prices

South Dakota Nonresident Annual Fishing License: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles.

$67.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Nonresident Family Fishing LicenseAllows a nonresident and immediate family (children under age 16 and spouse) to fish throughout the license period. The combined harvest of all family members covered by this license may not exceed one daily limit and one possession limit for each species.

$67.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Nonresident 1-Day Fishing License: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles.

$16.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Nonresident 3-Day Fishing License: For resident fishing and taking frogs or turtles for 3 consecutive days.

$37.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Nonresident Youth Fishing License | Ages Up to 16 – Option 1: Allows Nonresident under 16 to keep their own limit of fish and/or fish on their own may purchase the Youth Annual Fishing License which allows all the privileges of the adult Annual Fishing License.

$25.00  BUY NOW

South Dakota Nonresident Youth Fishing License | Ages Up to 16 – Option 2Nonresident under 16 do not need a fishing license when fishing with a parent or guardian who has a valid South Dakota fishing license. The youth’s fish must be included in the daily and possession limit of the parent or guardian.

FREE  BUY NOW

Where can I buy an South Dakota fishing license?

By phone at (605) 223-7660

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All information listed above can also be seen on the fishing license page of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks website.