Welcome to MA Fishing License
MA Fishing License Forum is an online fishing community resource. Find Massachusetts fishing license information, news, and great fishing stories here.. There are links to freshwater licenses, saltwater permits and recreational lobster and crab permits along with pricing information. We will be hosting an “Angler of the Year” Contest. More details on this contest will be available in the month of March. Be sure to become a member to receive our monthly newsletter. Take the opportunity to post questions and comments to other forum members regarding great fishing spots, techniques or great stories.
Fishing License Purchase Options:
Massachussetts Fishing Licenses on Sale Now Online. The Massachusetts Department of Fishing & Game (MDFG) officially opened 2013 license purchase on December 1st 2012. Did you know you can buy your licenses online. That’s right MassFishHunt, offered by Department of Fish & Game has created a no hassle license process. You can purchase a license with a major credit card in addition to agent location purchase and telephone purchase. You can even purchase a license as a gift for a friend, coworker or family member. Purchasing a Massachusetts Fishing License online allows you to easily print your license and make duplicates if necessary. The online process is a one stop shop for recreational fishers. Multiple licenses can be bought at once. For example, if you interested in purchasing both a Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing License and a Freshwater Fishing you can do this online.
What Licenses are Available for Purchase Online?
- Fresh Water Fishing License
- Recreational Salt Water Fishing License
- Recreational Lobster and Crab License.
Residency Requirements for MA Fishing Licenses:
To purchase a Resident Hunting, Freshwater Fishing, or Sporting license, you must have legally resided in Massachusetts for a period of at least six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of license purchase. Resident Saltwater Fishing and Recreational Lobster Permit purchases have no specific requirement for length of residency in Massachusetts.
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