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Questions & Answers: fishing license

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A: No, if the parent is not fishing, they are not required to have a license.  
3/13/14
A: Our license system is set-up to accept a passport number in lieu of a social security number.  Use that number with an out-of-country address.   F08
9/24/13
A: You can fish with an unlimited number of rods in Lake Pend Oreille, without a 2-pole permit, while fishing from a boat. Lake Pend Oreille is an exception to our rules on the 2-pole permit.  As part of our effort to recover kokanee in Lake... Read more
7/22/13
A: A youth under the age of 14 may fish for salmon without a license and permit BUT in order for them to keep a salmon over 24" in length, it must be recorded on an accompaning adult anglers salmon permit.  If a resident youth wants their... Read more
6/25/13
A: Trapping or Seining Minnows and Crayfish:   Only five (5) crayfish traps can be fished with a valid fishing license. If more than five traps are used at one time, you must obtain a Commercial Fishing License and trap tags. ngame fish (... Read more
6/19/13
A: Yes, a citation for fishing without a license would show up on a background check of any Fish and Game violations.  
6/19/13
A: If you are outside of tribal lands  you must have an Idaho fishing license. 
6/16/13
A: You must get a duplicate of your fishing license to continue fishing.  All vendors can issue a duplicate.
5/9/13
A: There are two instances in which you can fish without a license: 1). Free Fishing Day...you can fish anywhere without a fishing license 2).  On a licensed, private pond.  Landowners can go through Fish and Game to license a private pond... Read more
1/29/13
A: Children can fish without a license until they are 14. Hunting is more complex.  If they haven’t had hunter education yet, they can get a hunting passport (detailed information is on our website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/... Read more
1/19/13
A: We don't have a DAV discount on a fishing only license but we do have a discounted DAV combination (hunting/fishing) license.  It costs $5.00 and is available for residents only.
1/1/13