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License Information & Fees

(Licenses are valid from date of purchase to Dec. 31 of each year.)

Firearm Licenses

Resident Firearm Hunting (16–64 years)


Senior Resident Firearm Hunting (65 years & older)


Non-Resident Firearm Hunting


Non-Resident Two-Day Small Game Firearm Hunting


Special One-Day Hunting (On commercial preserves only.)


Youth Firearm (ages 10–15, see page 9)


Bow and Arrow Licenses

Resident Bow & Arrow Hunting (16–64 years)


Senior Resident Bow & Arrow Hunting (65 years & older)


Non-Resident Bow & Arrow Hunting


Youth Bow (ages 10–15, see page 9)


Trapping Licenses

Resident Trapping


Non-Resident Trapping


Youth Trapping (ages 12–15, see page 9)



Deer Permits for Bow, Shotgun, Muzzleloader or Bucks


Youth Deer and Turkey Permit (ages 10–15)


Turkey Season Permit


Rifle Permit (Valid from July 1–June 30, 16 years old and older)


Rifle Permit, Youth (Valid from July 1–June 30, under 16 only)


Beaver Trapping Permit


Otter Trapping Permit



Pheasant & Quail Stamp


Resident Waterfowl Stamp


Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp


Miscellaneous Licenses

All-Around Sportsman (Includes Resident Firearm Hunting, Bow and Arrow Hunting and Fishing Licenses)


Duplicate License, Permit or Stamp


New licenses become available on Dec. 15 annually. See page 8 for additional license information.

Do NOT heat laminate a durable license or permit. High temperature will destroy these waterproof, heat-sensitive documents.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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