Get a North Dakota Fishing License

Buy your North Dakota fishing license online and plan a family fishing trip to a place like Heart Butte State Game Management Area and Reservoir in Elgin to catch smallmouth bass or crappie. Once you have your fishing license and know the state fishing laws, you can experience the fun of fishing for a variety of different freshwater species in North Dakota.

Get a North Dakota Fishing License

NORTH DAKOTA FISHING LAWS AND REGULATIONS

Fishing laws are important in helping to improve and conserve fish populations for future generations of anglers. There are laws and regulations in place that specify dates for fishing seasons, daily bag limits, size limits and the type of fishing tackle that can be used. Always check the current set of fishing regulations in the State before you plan a trip or bring a copy along with you.

IT’S NOT A FEE, IT’S A CONTRIBUTION

Your fishing license purchase helps to protect and preserve the sport of fishing for years to come. The fees collected from North Dakota fishing licenses go toward fishery management, habitat development, endangered species programs, and conservation education.

North Dakota Fishing License

NORTH DAKOTA FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION

  • The easiest way to get your North Dakota fishing license is to purchase a license online. When you buy your license online, you will be able to print your license and start fishing right away.
  • Fishing license fees will vary depending on the license type and resident status, so be sure to read the license descriptions before making your purchase.
  • North Dakota fishing licenses are valid for one year starting April 1 until March 31 of the following year.