03/27/2018–For those interested in fishing in Michigan, a new license is required starting Sunday April 1st, which is the kickoff to the state’s 2018 fishing license season, as well as the new fishing regulation cycle.

For more information on Michigan fishing licenses and regulation changes, check out the 2018 Michigan Fishing Guide – available at license retailers or online at

Don’t forget, there are two simple ways to buy a fishing license in Michigan:

Visit a local license retailer or DNR Customer Service Center and make a purchase in person or use the E-License system to buy a license online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just visit on your computer, smartphone or tablet to get started.