Cost of fishing license varies in each state. Some suggest that they have paid as little as $20 for an annual permit at Walmart. However, to obtain more accurate rates, you will need to contact your local Walmart branch.
You can get your license directly from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website, or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-888-673-7648).
For online sales and a list of vendors, see: http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/LPR.
Here are some of the current fees for fishing licenses in Illinois:
Resident Fishing License - $15.00
Resident Initial Commercial Fishing License - $60.00
Resident Lifetime Fishing License - $435.00
Resident Lifetime Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License - $765.00
Resident Mussel Dealer License - $300.50
Resident Only Commercial Mussel License - $50.00
Resident Retail Aquatic Life Dealer License - $10.50
Resident Retail Minnow Dealer License - $5.50
Resident Senior Fishing License - $7.75
Resident Senior Sportsmen's Combination Hunting/Fishing License - $13.50
View other license and permit fee information here.
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