2021 License Fees

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2021 License / Stamp Fees

License Category



General Fishing License



7-day Tourist Fishing



*Boat License 20 ft or less



*Boat License more than 20 ft (optional)



Head Boat License



Charter Boat License






Trout Stamp



Young Angler (12-15)



Adult (16-64)



Before You Go Fishing, Crabbing, or Clamming in Delaware You Must:

While Fishing, Crabbing, or Clamming in Delaware, You Must:

  • Abide by size and possession limits.
  • Be aware of area and seasonal closures.

Please Be Aware That:

  • Delaware does not have fishing license reciprocity with other states. You must have a Delaware fishing license to fish, crab or clam in Delaware.
  • Delaware does not recognize Federal FIN numbers or FIN numbers from other states. You must have a free Delaware FIN (Fishing License Information).
  • You must have a New Jersey FIN number if you fish in New Jersey waters of Delaware Bay.