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All persons on any vessel associated with Pelican State Fishing Chaters must have a valid fishing license. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries offers a 3 Day Charter License for a fee of $10.00 for NON-RESIDENTS.


Non-residents should select Option Number 79 on the form.


All resident fisherman need to buy their yearly fishing license for a fee of $15.00 that includes the basic saltwater and freshwater license.

Under 16 years of age

As long as you’re 15 and younger, you do not need to obtain a Louisiana fishing license, so enjoy.

Obtaining Your Fishing License

To obtain your fishing licence for your charter, please follow the directions for one of the two methods displayed below.

Online Orders
Please follow this link:

Order By Phone
Recreational fishing and hunting licenses may be purchased by telephone using Visa or MasterCard. Call toll free 1-888-765-2602. An authorization number for immediate use will be provided and licenses will be mailed to the licensee.

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