Hawaii Fishing License 2013
Information and Where to Buy Your HI Fishing License
Interested in fishing in Hawaii? You'll need to buy the right license if you want to fish in 2013. Here's the deal...
Where to Buy Your 2013 Hawaii Fishing License
No license is required to fish in the ocean, as long as you don't sell your catch. (There are places where shoreline fishing is prohibited, though.) Licenses and permits are required for other activities, including freshwater fishing.
A basic resident freshwater license is $5. Seniors over 65 only need to pay the convenience fee. Minors (ages 9-15) pay $4, which includes the convenience fee. Non-residents pay $25, 7-day tourists $10, and 30-day tourists pay $20. A $1 convenience fee is added to online purchases.
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Interesting Facts About the Hawaii Fishing License 2013
There is some freshwater fishing in Hawaii, but most reservoirs, stream banks and even stream beds are privately owned. Outside Public Fishing Areas, fishing is allowed only by permission from the landowner.