Choose the Rhode Island fishing license that's right for you:

Freshwater Fishing License

This is for:

  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Resident Freshwater Fishing
  • Non-Resident Freshwater Fishing
  • Tourist Freshwater Fishing (3 days)
  • Trout Stamp

Saltwater Fishing License

This is for:

  • Finfish in Rhode Island’s marine waters
  • Saltwater Anglers
  • Spearfishers

Shellfish License

This is for:

  • Non-Resident Saltwater Shellfish
  • 14-day license (Not valid for Block Island)

    Shellfish licenses are part of the DEM Freshwater program


For more information about fishing in Rhode Island, please visit the DEM Web site.

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