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8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., M-F
Resident Minor Fishing (Age 15–17)
Resident Fishing (Age 65–69)
Resident Fishing (Age 70 or over)
Or paraplegic, blind, intellectually disabled*
Non-resident Fishing (3 day)
Resident Fishing (3 day)
Non-resident Fishing (Age 15–17)
Quabbin One Day Fishing
Use the MassFishHunt system to buy your license online. If you use a smartphone to renew your fishing license, you can download and display it on your phone rather than printing a copy.
You can renew your freshwater license in person at license agent locations, which include:
Find a license vendor
You have to bring your license with you when fishing, and either show a paper copy or display a true, complete, and legible image of your license on your smartphone if an official asks you to.
If you are blind, have an intellectual disability, or have paraplegia and are applying for a license for the first time, you must:
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
251 Causeway St.
Boston, MA 02114
Your license will be mailed to you. After you've applied the first time, you’ll be able to renew and print your license online without submitting another form.