Tennessee Fishing License 2013
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 2013. Here's the deal...
Where to Buy Your 2013 Tennessee Fishing License
Getting your Tennessee fishing license for 2013 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 licenses for adults start at $28. You can even get lifetime licenses, prorated by age group, though not online.
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Interesting Facts About the Tennessee Fishing License 2013
NOTE: 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—so this year's license would be good through February 2014.
Anybody under age 13 or over 86 (born before March 1, 1926) doesn't need a license. There's a junior license for ages 13-15 for only $8.
Last year, Free Fishing Day (when anyone can fish for free in public waters) was the second Saturday in June. That would make it Saturday, June 8 this year. If you are under 15 years old, you get to fish for free the entire week, from Saturday through the following Friday.
There's a reciprocal license agreement with Alabama and Mississippi for the Pickwick Lake area.