Tennessee Fishing License 2015-2016

Information and Where to Buy Your TN Fishing License

Interested in fishing in Tennessee? You'll need to buy the right fishing license if you want to fish in 2015-2016. Here's the deal...

Where to Buy Your 2015-2016 Tennessee Fishing License

NOTE: The license year starts in February.

Getting your Tennessee fishing license for 2015-2016 online is one option. You do have to provide your Social Security Number, and there's an online processing fee of $3.00 or $4.25, depending on the options you choose. If you'd rather not send sensitive information through an online form, you can pick up a license in person. Find a license agent near you, listed by county.

Resident hunting/fishing licenses for adults start at $28. You can even get lifetime licenses, prorated by age group, though not online.

Try something new this year: Barbless hooks are safer (for you and the fish), allow you to set the hook faster, and ... read more.

Interesting Facts About the Tennessee Fishing License 2015-2016

The TN Wildlife Resources web site says Fishing licenses go on sale February 18 each year and are valid through the last day of February. I'm guessing they mean the following February.

Anybody under age 12 doesn't need a license. There's a junior license for ages 13-15 for only $9.

There's a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June.

Be sure to read the Tennessee Fishing Guide before you head out. That'll give you regulations, FAQs, a good fish ID section, and information about invasive species. See the Tennessee Wildlife Resources for more info about Tennessee fishing licenses for 2015-2016.

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