Do I need a fishing license?
Unless you are fortunate enough to book and fish during the outdoor tourism event last month hosted by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, then the answer is...maybe?
Just kidding. There are many different scenarios that you must consider when answering this question. One thing that is considered by the State of Louisiana is whether the fisher is a resident or a tourists. They also give special deals to military service members.
Who said age is just a number? Not the State of Louisiana. They care how old you are. Normally over 16 needs a license the law and the data game are always changing so instead of taking our word for it, check out the latest info from the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries.
Already know you need a license? Visit https://www.la.wildlifelicense.com/start.php
Special Tip for Louisiana Residents:
When renewing your driver’s license at the Office of Motor Vehicles, request an endorsement for your license.
Presently they offer the following:
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