Quickly Purchase a Mississippi Fishing License

Fishing Licenses Quickly Purchase a Mississippi Fishing License

Mississippi Fishing License: Let DoNotPay Buy It for You

If you're an avid angler, you already know that Mississippi has some of the best fishing spots in the country. Bordered by the great Mississippi River on the west, the state is full of freshwater lakes, like Neshoba County State Lake and Grenada Lake, that are fully stocked with bass, catfish and giant crappie. To legally fish in any of these spots or on the Gulf Coast, you'll need to obtain a .

There are several ways to apply for a state fishing license, but the process takes extra time that most people just don't have — and if they do, they'd much rather be doing something else with it. DoNotPay can purchase your Mississippi fishing license, so you don't have to waste any time doing unnecessary tasks.

Who Should Get a Mississippi Wildlife Fishing License?

Anybody between the ages of 16 and 64 who wants to fish in the fresh or marine waters of Mississippi will need to purchase a fishing license. There are additional saltwater fishing license requirements between Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 90. You can view them here.

Kids under 15 and adults over 65 do not need a freshwater fishing license. Additionally, people with the following conditions do not need a fishing license:

  • Visually Impaired
  • Paraplegic
  • Amputees
  • Disabled Persons

Are There Different Types of Mississippi Fishing Licenses?

There are many different types of Mississippi fishing licenses and you'll need to decide which one you want to purchase. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to help narrow down your options:

  1. What is your age?
  2. Are you a resident of Mississippi?
  3. How long do you plan on fishing?

Once you've answered these questions, you can decide from the following types of fishing licenses.

Mississippi Residents

Mississippi residents can choose from the following licenses. Expect to pay additional agent and processing fees when you complete your transaction.

Sportsman's License$45
All Game Hunting and Freshwater Fishing License$25
Small Game Hunting and Freshwater Fishing License$10
3-Day Freshwater Fishing License$3
Saltwater Fishing License$10


People who live outside of the state lines can purchase one of the following licenses: 

Armed Forces 14-Day Hunting and Fishing License$33
Freshwater Fishing License$60
3-Day Freshwater Fishing License$15
1-Day Freshwater Fishing License$8
Saltwater Fishing License$30
3-Day Saltwater Fishing License$15

Lifetime Fishing License

For anglers who plan on fishing for life, it's a good idea to purchase a lifetime license. A lifetime license includes a sportsman's license, a WMA user permit, and saltwater privileges. Depending on the person's age and residency, the following licenses are available.

Ages 0 to 12$500
Ages 13 to 64$1,000
Non-Resident Native$1,500

In order to receive a lifetime license, you'll need to visit the Jackson Office. For questions, call 601-432-2055.

How to Purchase a Mississippi Fishing License

You can purchase a Mississippi fishing license via the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) website. You'll need to have your driver's license handy and quite a bit of free time to fill out your application online. To apply, follow these steps:

  1. Go to MDWFP's website and input your date of birth, driver's license number, and state of residency.
  2. Continue navigating the website by inputting your information on each page and clicking "continue" when prompted.
  3. Input your credit card information when prompted to do so in order to pay for your Mississippi fishing license.
  4. Submit your application.
  5. Print your license and put it somewhere safe.

Let DoNotPay Help Purchase Your Mississippi Fishing License

Applying for a Mississippi fishing license can be a tedious process that takes precious time from your already busy schedule. DoNotPay can take care of the process so you don't have to, leaving you with more free time to spend doing what you love.

How to get your fishing license using DoNotPay:

If you want to get your fishing license but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 3 easy steps:

  1. Search "fishing license" on DoNotPay and select the state you would like a fishing license for.


  2. Indicate whether you are a resident or non-resident, and choose the type of license you want. For example, saltwater vs. freshwater license, three-day only pass, and more.


  3. Provide your contact information, a copy of your government-issued ID, and pay the fee required by the state.


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Sure, you could spend your free time doing tedious work online, but with help from DoNotPay, you simply don't have to. Let DoNotPay take care of the process so you can get your  quickly and easily. We'll find out where to get your fishing license and we'll take care of the application process for you.

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