Browse information about recreational fishing licence. Regulations licences maps gear information and updates by fishing area for all marine species.
This includes when spear fishing hand lining hand gathering trapping bait collecting and prawn netting or when in possession of fishing gear in on or near these waters.
Recreational fishing license. Unless you are exempt an rfl is required when. All anglers must have a licence to fish tidal salt waters in british columbia. The improved system is easy to use with new features making buying or renewing your licence simple.
Southern gulf of st lawrence recreational fishing. Recreational anglers age 16 and over using any of the recreational gear listed below must purchase applicable gear licenses in addition to their basic fishing license. Licenses must be purchased annually by recreational anglers.
F r om 12 january 2019 applications for online recreational fishing licences and renewals are processed through the department of transport s dotdirect website this won t result in any changes to licence fees and we will still be issuing you with your licences. Taking or attempting to take from public waters any species of fish by any method including line fishing bait or shellfish collection yabby fishing prawning. Information regarding bc s recreational freshwater fishing licences is provided including links to the online e licence system and guidance on where you can locate a vendor to purchase a licence in person.
If fishing in saltwater areas of the state they must also have a saltwater fishing license. In addition to the license recreational anglers who purchase an individual fishing license or resident boat fishing license will automatically be issued a delaware. Visit our covid 19 page for information and advice on the assistance available for nsw residents and businesses.
A recreational fishing licence is required for recreational fishing from a boat netting freshwater angling and fishing for rock lobster abalone or marron. Regulations and information for shellfish atlantic salmon groundfish striped bass and other fisheries in pei nb and ns. Funds raised through recreational fishing licences help us to manage the state s fish resources effectively.
Licences are purchased annually and are good from april 1 to march 31. A recreational fishing licence rfl covers all forms of recreational fishing in all of victoria s marine estuarine and inland waters. Conservation surcharge and quality water licence program information and costs are also described.
It is best to purchase your licence online before you head out as many fishing locations do not have an independent access provider who sells fishing licences. British columbia recreational fishing. Lifetime fishing license holders must purchase gear licenses to use recreational gear.
When fishing in nsw waters both freshwater and saltwater you must carry your recreational fishing licence or a receipt showing your payment of the recreational fishing fee at all times. A delaware recreational fishing license covers recreational fishing crabbing and clamming in all delaware waters.