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Licenses, Permits & Fees

Fishing Regulations Nevada Freshwater Fishing

Purchase your license at www.ndowlicensing.com.

Resident Combination License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$75.00

Serviceman’s Specialty Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For Nevada Residents who are on active duty outside of Nevada.

$15.00

Severe Disability Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Initial application through NDOW only.

$15.00

Native American Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Resident Native American as defined in NRS 502.280. Must supply a letter of eligibility. Initial application through NDOW only.

$10.00

Disabled Veteran Specialty Combination License *

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. Nevada Resident and veteran who has incurred a service-connected disability of 50 percent or more. Initial application through NDOW only.

$15.00

Youth Combination License **
Youth Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons at least 12 years of age but less than 18 years of age at time of purchase. Youth Fishing License is offered only as the Youth Combination License.

$15.00

Senior Specialty Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 65 years of age or older with 5 years of continuous Nevada residency at the time of purchase.

$15.00

Resident Fishing License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age or older at the time of purchase.

$40.00

1-Day Fishing Permit

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$9.00

Each Consecutive Day Added to a 1-Day Permit

$3.00

Nonresident Combination License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Combination License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$155.00

Youth Combination License *
Youth Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons at least 12 years of age but less than 18 years of age upon payment. Youth Fishing License is offered only as the Youth Combination License.

$15.00

1-Day Permit to Fish and hunt upland game birds and migratory game birds

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$23.00

Each Consecutive Day Added to 1-Day Permit to Fish and Hunt Upland and Migratory Game Birds.

$8.00

Nonresident Fishing License Fees

License

Description

Total Value

Fishing License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase. For persons 18 years of age and older at the time of purchase.

$80.00

Interstate Boundary Water License

Valid for 1 year beginning the date of purchase.

(To fish solely in the reciprocal waters of the Colorado River, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Tahoe and Topaz Lake)

$30.00

1-Day Fishing Permit

Valid until midnight of the date specified.

$18.00

Each Consecutive Day Added to a 1-Day Permit

$7.00

Nevada Special Fishing Permit

License

Description

Total Value

Nevada Special Fishing Permit

Eligible non-profits include: clubs, foundations, programs, educational institutions or other social groups operated for the benefit of children or that will use the permit for the benefit of adults with disabilities; for mental health facilities, facilities for juveniles, rehabilitation, older persons, and foster care facilities. Permits for entire non-profit organization when supervised by the non-profit officer or employee with a valid fishing license. New applicants submit descriptive letter of services provided by their institution or organization, and documented proof of non-profit status. Issued through NDOW Headquarters Office only.

$25.00

Qualifications for Resident Licenses, Tags and Permits

A person is considered to be a resident of the State of Nevada if he is a citizen of, or is lawfully entitled to remain in, the United States, and during the six months next preceding his application to the Department for a license, tag or permit, he maintained his principal and permanent residence in this State; was physically present in this State, except for temporary absences; and did not purchase or apply for any resident license, tag or permit to hunt, fish or trap in another state, country or province. A person who does not maintain his principal and permanent residence in Nevada but who is attending an institution of higher learning in this State as a full-time student is eligible for a resident license, tag or permit if, during the six months next preceding his application to the Department for a license, tag or permit, he: was physically present in Nevada, except for temporary trips outside of the State, and did not purchase or apply for any resident license, tag or permit to hunt, fish or trap in another state, country or province. A resident license, tag or permit issued by this State is void if the person to whom it was issued establishes or maintains his principal and permanent residence in and obtains any hunting, fishing or trapping privilege or entitlement conditional on residency from another state, country or province. Principal and permanent residence means a place where a person is legally domiciled and maintains a permanent habitation in which he lives and to which he intends to return when he leaves the state in which the permanent habitation is located. The term does not include merely owning a residence in the state. (Refer to NRS 502.015)

Social Security Number

Laws regarding child support mandate that any person who is required by federal law to have a social security number must provide the number to obtain a business, occupational or recreational license. Federal Law – Public Law 104 – 193; Nevada Statute – NRS 502.063, 503.5833, 504.390.

Active members of the armed forces

Active members, permanently assigned to the state of Nevada and spouses and dependents, may obtain a fishing license at the same cost as Nevada residents. (Refer to NRS 502.070)