Fishing Licenses

Fishing license, trout, and lifetime fishing for those 65 or older and various special licenses are sold at the Recorder's Office. The office can also issue nonresident licenses.

Completed forms for the Annual Free Fishing or combined Hunting and Fishing License for low income 65 or older or low income permanently disabled are processed by the Department of Natural Resources in Des Moines. For additional information you can contact them at 515-281-8688.
A boy and a man fishing on a bank

Resident Fishing License Fees

Type of License
Resident 7-Day
Resident 1-Day
Resident Trout
Resident Lifetime
Angler's Special 3-Year
Bonus Line
Resident Boundary Water Trotline

Nonresident Fishing License Fees

Type of License
Nonresident $41
Nonresident 7-Day
Nonresident 3-Day
Nonresident 1-Day
Nonresident Trout
Bonus Line
Nonresident Boundary Water Trotline