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Hunting And Fishing Licenses

   
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Hunting licenses are required for anyone 12 years of age and older. Fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 years of age and older.   Completion of a Hunting Safety course is required for Firearms Hunting Licenses. For a listing of Conservation Education/Firearms Safety Program classes go to the DEP website at: http://www.ct.gov/dep/site/default.asp

Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis and expire on December 31st.

2017 FREE 1-Day Fishing Days:  June 18th and August 12th.  Free 1-Day Licenses are required and may be obtained approximately two weeks before each date at participating Town Clerk offices or DEEP locations.

 

2017 DEEP LICENSES + PERMITS
LICENSES: RESIDENT 16 + 17 YEAR OLD RESIDENT  12-15 Yrs NON-RESIDENTS
Firearms Hunting $19.00 $10.00   $91.00
Firearms Hunting & Inland Fishing $38.00 $19.00   $110.00
Firearms Hunting & All Waters Fishing $40.00 $20.00   $120.00
Firearms Hunting & Marine Fishing $25.00 $13.00   $94.00
Junior Firearms Hunting (Ages 12 to 15)   ---  $11.00 $11.00
Age 65+ Annual Hunting License FREE ---   ---
Archery Deer/Small Game $41.00 $21.00   $135.00
Archery Deer/Small Game + All Waters Fishing $65.00 $33.00   ---
Junior Archery Deer/Small Game (Ages 12 to 15)   --- $10.00  $19.00
Trapping $34.00 $17.00   $250.00
Junior Trapping (Ages 15 and under)   --- $11.00  ---
Ages 65+ Annual Trapping License FREE ---   ---

DEER PERMITS
:
 
State Land Lottery “A” Season $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
State Land Lottery “B” Season $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
State Land No Lottery “A” Season $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
State Land No Lottery “B” Season $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
Private Land Shotgun/Rifle $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
Private Land Muzzleloader $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
State Land Muzzleloader $19.00 $10.00  $10.00 $68.00
Revolver Deer Endorsement $5.00  

FALL TURKEY PERMITS:
 

SPRING TURKEY PERMITS:

Turkey permits are now included in the Resident Game Bird Conservation Stamp

 

PHEASANT STAMPS, WATERFOWL STAMPS + HIP PERMITS
 
Resident Game Bird Conservation Stamp (Pheasant + Turkey) $28.00 $14.00  $14.00 $28.00
Connecticut Migratory Bird Stamp Conservation Stamp (includes HIP Permit) $17.00 $9.00  $9.00 $17.00

3-Day Out-of-state Bird Hunting
License (must also purchase a
Connecticut Resident Game Bird
and/or Migratory Bird
Conservation Stamp, depending
on what species are being
hunted.

      $35.00 

FISHING LICENSES:
 
Inland Fishing 28.00 14.00   55.00
Marine Fishing 10.00 5.00   15.00
All Waters 32.00 16.00   63.00
1 Day Marine Fishing – Resident 5.00 3.00   ---
3 Day Inland Fishing - Non-Resident --- ---   22.00
3 Day Marine Fishing - Non-Resident --- ---   8.00
Age 65+ Annual Inland Fishing FREE  
Age 65+ Annual Marine Fishing FREE  
Age 65+ Combination (All Waters & Firearms) FREE  
Blind Inland or Marine Waters Fishing (lifetime)* FREE  
Intellectual Disabilities Inland or Marine * FREE  

OTHER:
 
Duplicate License: available online or Town Clerk Free  
Lost Licenses: available online or Town Clerk Free  
Armed Forces: proof of full-time service (U.S.) Resident Fee  
Handicapped License: proof from doctor Free  
*4 Archery Supersport License: includes Archery Deer/Small Game, Private Land Spring Turkey, and All Waters Fishing. With the Private Land Spring Turkey Permit, you can also use a shotgun if you have a firearms hunting license.
LANDOWNER PERMITS AND DEER LOTTERY PERMITS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AND DEEP OFFICES.


For permit and more information...

Law Inforcement Conservation Officer (860) 424-3012

Contact the Department of Environmental Protection.

Or Connecticut River Watershed Council.