Resident hunting, fishing and other recreational licenses

Wisconsin offers numerous resident licenses. Also see, information for nonresidents. To view the list, scroll down the browser window or select a license type from the drop down menu and click go.

Licenses are valid from April 1st through March 31st of the following year. 2014 licenses go on sale March 4th.



To purchase a license online, use the Link: Online Licensing Services Center (cart icon) in the "Buy Online" column to go to our Wisconsin Licensing Services Center, for hunting and fishing sales. For online purchases, the "Delivery Method" column indicates how you receive your license: by printing License available by printing your license using your home computer or receiving the license via mail License delivery available by mail.

First-time buyer & Recruiter Licenses

Wisconsin offers numerous resident licenses; and now we are offering a First-time buyer License.

This First-time buyer license is a reduced rate license that is offered to customers as a means to introduce them to the sport of hunting or fishing. It is also available for any customer who has not purchased a license for more than 10 years, more information. If you can purchase a first time buyer license, you can reward your recruiter who can also qualify for a discounted license, find out more on Recruiter licenses and prices.

Note: Under state law, 10- and 11-year-olds will not qualify for the first-time buyers' discount but will need to participate in a mentored hunt.

Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Gun Deer First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Junior Gun Deer First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Archer First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Junior Archer First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Small Game First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Junior Small Game First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Senior Small Game First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Annual Fishing First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Trapping First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Spring Turkey First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Fall Turkey First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Class B Bear First-time buyer 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Combination
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Conservation Patron (more information) 165.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Conservation Patron Junior (12 - 17 year olds) (more information) 75.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Purple Heart Conservation Patron (more information) 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Sports (Fishing, Small Game, & Deer Gun Hunting) 60.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Sports Junior (12 - 17 year olds) (Fishing, Small Game, & Deer Gun Hunting) 35.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Wolf Harvesting (hunt or trap) 49.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Wolf Harvest application (deadline to purchase August 1) 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident General Fishing
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Fishing, Annual 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing 1-Day (Can be used towards upgrade to annual license for $12.75) 8.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing, Junior (16 & 17 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing, Senior Citizen (65 years & older) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing, Husband/Wife 31.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Inland Trout Stamp 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Great Lake Salmon/Trout Stamp 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
2-Day Great Lakes Fishing (includes Great Lake Salmon/Trout Stamp) 14.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
2-Day Inland Lake Trout Fishing (includes Inland Trout Stamp) 14.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Sturgeon Fishing
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Sturgeon Spearing Lake Winnebago (deadline to purchase October 31) 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spearing (deadline to purchase October 31) 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Sturgeon Hook & Line Inland 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Sturgeon Hook & Line Wisconsin/Michigan 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Upriver Lakes Sturgeon Spearing Application (Deadline August 1st) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Resident Miscellaneous Fishing
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Fishing, Disabled (more information) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Fishing, Veteran/Disabled (more information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Fishing, Armed Forces 0.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Resident General Hunting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Small Game 18.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Small Game, Junior (12 - 17 years old) 9.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Small Game, (10 - 11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Small Game, Senior Citizen (65 years & older) 9.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
HIP Certification 0.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Federal Duck Stamp 17.50 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Waterfowl Stamp 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Pheasant Stamp 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Pheasant Stamp (10 - 11 years old) 4.50 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Sharp-tailed Grouse Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Bobcat Application (deadline information) 6.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Small Game, Armed Forces 0.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Resident Deer Hunting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Gun Deer 24.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Jr. Gun Deer (12-17 years old) 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Gun Deer (10-11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Archer 24.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Jr. Archer (12-17 years old) 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Archer (10-11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Crossbow 24.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Jr. Crossbow (12-17 years old) 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Crossbow (10-11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Crossbow/Archer upgrade 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Antlerless Deer Carcass Tags (Unit specific) 12.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Antlerless Deer Carcass Tags (10 - 11 years old) (Unit specific) 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Farmer Antlerless Permit 0.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Turkey Hunting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Spring Turkey Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Spring Turkey License 15.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Spring Turkey License (10 - 11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Turkey Stamp 5.25 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Turkey Stamp (10 - 11 years old) 4.50 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Spring Turkey Permit (After Drawing) [more information] 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Spring Turkey Permit (After Drawing) (10 - 11 years old) [more information] 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Fall Turkey Application (Deadline Information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Fall Turkey License 15.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Fall Turkey License (10 - 11 years old) 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Fall Turkey Permit (After Drawing) [more information] 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Fall Turkey Permit (After Drawing) (10 - 11 years old) [more information] 5.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Resident Goose Hunting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Early Goose Permit 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Exterior Goose Permit 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
HIP Certification 0.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Horicon Goose Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Waterfowl Stamp 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Federal Duck Stamp 17.50 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Bear Hunting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Bear Hunting (Class A) 49.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Bear Hunting (Class B) 14.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Bear Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Resident Trapping
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Trapping 20.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Youth Trapping 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Bobcat Application (deadline information) 6.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Fisher Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Otter Application (deadline information) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center  
Resident Vehicle Admission Stickers and State Trail Passes
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Vehicle Admission Sticker, Annual 25.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Vehicle Admission Sticker, Daily 7.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Vehicle Admission Sticker, Annual Senior Citizen (65 years & older) 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Vehicle Admission Sticker, Daily Senior Citizen (65 years & older) 3.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Vehicle Admission Sticker, Annual Reduced Rate 12.50 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
State Trail Pass, Daily 4.00 License available at DNR      
State Trail Pass, Annual 20.00 License available at DNR      
Resident Harvesting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Wild Rice Harvester 8.25 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Wild Rice ID Card 0.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Ginseng Harvester 15.75 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Collector Stamps
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Waterfowl Stamp Collector 7.00 License available at DNR      
Pheasant Stamp Collector 10.00 License available at DNR      
Turkey Stamp Collector 5.25 License available at DNR      
Resident Duplicates
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Conservation Patron, with kill tags 15.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Conservation Patron, without kill tags 12.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Sport, with kill tags 15.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Sport, without kill tags 12.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Wolf Harvesting (hunt or trap) 13.75 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License delivery available by mail
Resident Duplicates - Fishing, General
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Fishing, Annual (If original was $10 or more) 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing, Annual (If original was under $10) Orig. fee License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Fishing, Short-term 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Duplicates - Fishing, Sturgeon
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Sturgeon Spearing, Lake Winnebago 10.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Sturgeon Spearing, Upriver Lakes 10.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Sturgeon Hook and Line Inland 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Sturgeon Hook and Line Wisconsin/Michigan 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Duplicates - Hunting, General
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Small Game 10.00 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Duplicates - Hunting, Deer
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Gun Deer 15.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Archer, with kill tag 15.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Archer, without kill tag 12.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Antlerless Deer Carcass Tags (Unit specific) 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Herd Control Permit 0.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Farmer Antlerless 0.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Duplicates - Turkey
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Fall Turkey Permit 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Spring Turkey Permit 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Duplicates - Goose
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Early Goose 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Exterior Goose 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Horicon Goose 2.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Duplicates - Bear
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Bear Hunting License (Class A) 13.75 License available at DNR Agent    
Bear Hunting License (Class B) 10.00 License available at DNR Agent    
Resident Duplicates - Trapping
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Trapping 2.75 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone Link: Online Licensing Services Center License available by printing
Resident Duplicates - Harvesting
Type $ DNR Agents & Phone Buy Online Delivery Method
Wild Rice Harvester 2.75 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Ginseng Harvester 2.75 License available at DNR License available via agents and phone    
Last revised: Thursday October 16 2014