You can get your Louisiana recreational fishing license at many Department of Wildlife and Fisheries offices, a license retailer or over the phone by calling 1-888-765-2602. You can also purchase your license online at the DWF website. All anglers 16 or older must have a license. Annual licenses are in season from the date purchased to June 30; there are several to choose from including oyster tonging, catching crabs and crawfish, etc. If you intend to fish for saltwater species, you must add a saltwater license to your basic fishing license.
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