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What do I need to get my fishing license in Michigan?

What do I need to get my fishing license in Michigan?

Where to Buy Your Fishing License

  • A valid Michigan driver’s license or Michigan ID card or.
  • A valid driver’s license from your state of residency or.
  • A DNR Sport card.

What license do you need to fish on Lake Michigan?

If you are 17 years of age or older and fish in Michigan you must purchase a fishing license. If you are under 17, you may fish without a license, but you are required to observe all fishing rules and regulations.

At what age do you need a fishing license in Michigan?

16 or younger
Also new this year: Anglers 16 or younger can purchase a voluntary youth all-species license. The DNR’s 2021 fishing guide will be available online April 1 and will be valid through March 31, 2022. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.

How much is a basic fishing license in Michigan?

License options include: Annual all-species resident: $26. Annual all-species nonresident: $76. Annual all-species senior: $11 (65 and older or legally blind, Michigan residents only).

Do you have to have paper copy of fishing license in Michigan?

Michigan fishing licenses go digital.

How much is a fishing license at Walmart in Michigan?

Walmart annual fishing license fee – $40.

What is the fine in Michigan for fishing without a license?

Fishing Violations

Violation Fee
Fishing without license (Michigan resident) $195
Fishing without license (Non-resident) $245
Borrowing/loaning a license $245
Alter or procure license under false pretenses $295

Do you need a fishing license on a private lake in Michigan?

If the water you’re fishing is entirely enclosed by your land (such as a private pond), you don’t need a license. However, if it borders you land (such as a river) you do.

How much is the fine for fishing without a license in Michigan?

Can I show my fishing license on my phone in Michigan?

Smartphones have made us dumb that way. But the latest smart thing is that I can now carry my hunting and fishing licenses — but not kill tags — on my phone. Beginning this month, a picture of your license on your phone is sufficient to prove that you’re not a violator.

How much is a senior fishing license in Michigan?

The senior restricted and all-species licenses are discounted 60 percent from the fee for a standard restricted and all-species fishing licenses, while the daily fishing license for senior citizens costs $3 compared to $7 for an adult under 65.

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