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Let's Go Fishing!


It’s so easy to buy your fishing license. Just go to our Go Outdoors Iowa online licensing system. Or visit one of 700 local retailers and bait shops to buy your fishing license today.

Iowa residents can choose a three-year, one-year, or one of our short-term licenses. Or get an Outdoor Combo so you are ready to fish AND hunt. There are many options to help get you out on the water.



+ Resident Fishing Licenses
+ Nonresident Fishing Licenses
+ Resident Hunting and Trapping Licenses
+ Resident Deer Hunting Licenses
+ Resident Turkey Hunting Licenses
+ Nonresident Hunting and Trapping Licenses
+ Recreational Vehicle Permits
+ Other Licenses and Products