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A Saltwater Fishing License is required for all persons fishing or possessing fish in saltwater areas of Alabama. (Saltwater Areas Map)

  • RESIDENTS AND NONRESIDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 ARE EXEMPT. RESIDENTS OVER THE AGE OF 65 ARE EXEMPT.
  • Annual and seven-day trip licenses are available for residents and non-residents
  • This license is also required for cast netting, flounder gigging and recreational crab traps
  • RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
  • SALTWATER ANGLER REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for residents who are not required to purchase an annual saltwater license such as those 65 or older, have a lifetime saltwater license, or fish exclusively on a pier that has purchased a pier fishing license.  Registration is free.
SALTWATER LICENSE FEES - UPDATED AUGUST 25, 2017
 
LicenseAlabamaLouisianaFloridaAll Other States
Annual23.3590.1048.4549.95
Trip9.8027.7030.1027.70
Pier6.2011.4011.4011.40
Spear Fishing6.008.508.508.50
Disabled3.00N/AN/AN/A