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Fishing: Where can I get a license?

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State and Territorial Fish and Wildlife Agencies

There are many reasons that you may need to contact your state/territorial fish and wildlife agency. Among those reasons are:

To contact your state fish and wildlife agency for any of the above reasons, or for additional information or questions, please locate your state below:

Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries 1.334.242.3465
Alaska Department of Fish and Game 1.907.465.4100
American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources 1.684.633.4456
Arizona Game and Fish Department 1.602.942.3000
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission 1.800.364.4263 or 1.501.223.6300
California Department of Fish and Game 1.916.445.0411
Colorado Division of Wildlife 1.303.297.1192
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection 1.860.424.3000
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.302.739.9910
District of Columbia Fisheries and Wildlife Division 1.202.535.2260
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission 1.850.488.4676
Georgia Wildlife Resources Division 1.770.918.6400
Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources 1.671.735.3955
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources 1.808.587.0400
Idaho Fish and Game Department 1.208.334.3700
Illinois Department of Natural Resources 1.217.782.6302
Indiana Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.317.232.4080
Iowa Wildlife Bureau 1.515.281.5918
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks 1.620.672.5911
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources 1.800.858.1549
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries 1.225.765.2800
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Mariana Islands Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.670.664.6000 or 1.670.664.6004
Maryland Department of Natural Resources 1.877.620.8DNR (1.877.620.8367) or 
Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game 1.617.626.1500
Michigan Department of Natural Resources 1.517.373.1263
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources 1.888.MINNDNR (1.888.646.6367) or 
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks 1.601.432.2400
Missouri Department of Conservation 1.573.751.4115
Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks 1.406.444.2612
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 1.402.471.0641
Nevada Department of Wildlife 1.775.688.1500
New Hampshire Fish and Game Department 1.603.271.2461 or 1.603.271.2462
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.609.292.2965
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish 1.505.476.8000
New York Department of Environmental Conservation 1.518.402.8995
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission 1.919.707.0010
North Dakota Game and Fish Department 1.701.328.6300
Ohio Division of Wildlife 1.800.WILDLIFE (1.800.945.3543) or 
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation 1.405.521.2739
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 1.800.720.ODFW (1.800.720.6339) or 

Game Commission 
(hunting licenses, wildlife management, violations) 
Fish and Boat Commission 
(fishing/boating licenses, boating safety courses, fisheries)

Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources 1.787.999.2200
Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.401.789.3094
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources 1.803.734.3886
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department 1.605.223.7660
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 1.615.781.6500
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department 1.800.792.1112 or 1.512.389.4800
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources 1.801.538.4700
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department 1.802.241.3700
Virgin Islands Division of Fish and Wildlife 1.340.775.6762
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries 1.804.367.1000 
For Boat Licenses: 1.877.898.2628
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 1.360.902.2200
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources 1.304.558.2754
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 1.608.266.2621
Wyoming Game and Fish Department 1.307.777.4600

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