US Fish And Wildlife Service
National Fishing License Data
2015 License Sales 
Fishing License Data        
State Paid Fishing License Holders* Resident Fishing Licenses,
Tags, Permits and Stamps
Non-Resident Fishing Licenses,
Tags, Permits and Stamps
Total Fishing License, Tags,Permits & Stamps** Cost - Resident Fishing Licenses,
Tags, Permits and Stamps
Cost - Non-Resident Fishing Licenses,
Tags, Permits and Stamps
Gross Cost - Fishing Licenses
AK 435,223 249,791 368,469 618,260 $4,468,748.00 $14,095,364.00 $18,564,112.00
AL 645,326 555,229 119,847 675,076 $5,571,530.00 $4,140,638.00 $9,712,168.00
AR 512,076 482,157 199,809 681,966 $4,497,037.00 $3,516,147.00 $8,013,184.00
AS 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
AZ 446,552 385,794 72,999 458,793 $9,846,125.00 $3,266,106.00 $13,112,231.00
CA 1,619,104 2,339,546 142,531 2,482,077 $57,177,414.00 $3,622,398.00 $60,799,812.00
CO 776,472 768,813 442,243 1,211,056 $11,281,170.00 $6,993,443.00 $18,274,613.00
CT 157,908 204,897 13,993 218,890 $3,826,129.00 $462,721.00 $4,288,850.00
DC 8,401 2,098 6,303 8,401 $18,685.00 $72,961.00 $91,646.00
DE 91,838 69,623 45,131 114,754 $703,239.00 $895,788.00 $1,599,027.00
FL 1,513,696.00 1,327,971 546,391 1,874,362 $20,977,282.00 $14,579,575.00 $35,556,857.00
GA 861,604 1,226,524 136,433 1,362,957 $7,881,850.00 $2,713,187.00 $10,595,037.00
GU 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
HI 4,815 4,292 632 4,924 $18,065.00 $7,260.00 $25,325.00
IA 351,739 340,502 43,781 384,283 $6,766,960.00 $1,077,372.00 $7,844,332.00
ID 484,948 445,761 185,705 631,466 $6,855,200.00 $5,244,798.00 $12,099,998.00
IL 695,162 738,577 52,221 790,798 $8,240,207.00 $1,123,201.00 $9,363,408.00
IN 510,071 434,915 60,715 495,630 $6,733,437.00 $1,362,005.00 $8,095,442.00
KS 281,939 266,051 57,044 323,095 $4,175,728.00 $723,579.00 $4,899,307.00
KY 588,545 539,998 91,974 631,972 $7,629,937.00 $2,472,340.00 $10,102,277.00
LA 754,579 847,341 266,368 1,113,709 $7,611,211.00 $4,680,846.00 $12,292,057.00
MA 165,698 339,525 26,504 366,029 $4,079,010.00 $447,530.00 $4,526,540.00
MD 300,630 349,480 75,571 425,051 $6,458,703.00 $1,991,721.00 $8,450,424.00
ME 263,489 184,504 81,059 265,563 $4,715,418.00 $3,038,978.00 $7,754,396.00
MI 1,088,599 911,228 231,888 1,143,116 $20,723,657.00 $7,406,506.00 $28,130,163.00
MN 1,437,227 1,281,788 328,568 1,610,356 $22,560,202.00 $9,786,083.00 $32,346,285.00
MO 812,663 1,132,249 161,082 1,293,331 $9,408,109.00 $3,439,424.00 $12,847,533.00
MP 261 261 0 261 $2,835.00 $0.00 $2,835.00
MS 330,496 348,415 57,989 406,404 $3,593,910.00 $1,417,946.00 $5,011,856.00
MT 437,136 454,215 387,380 841,595 $4,693,369.00 $8,041,228.00 $12,734,597.00
NC 1,295,062 748,551 238,877 987,428 $15,872,377.00 $3,838,274.00 $19,710,651.00
ND 214,485 159,688 65,900 225,588 $2,096,753.00 $2,216,865.00 $4,313,618.00
NE 222,169 340,964 71,971 412,935 $4,884,400.00 $880,315.00 $5,764,715.00
NH 160,532 238,492 97,712 336,204 $3,704,534.00 $1,850,822.00 $5,555,356.00
NJ 173,144 241,564 22,393 263,957 $4,404,087.00 $535,180.00 $4,939,267.00
NM 216,939 402,876 112,150 515,026 $3,965,899.00 $1,705,146.00 $5,671,045.00
NV 110,297 195,261 21,810 217,071 $2,836,482.00 $495,025.00 $3,331,507.00
NY 898,507 667,420 12,790 680,210 $11,476,800.00 $3,306,307.00 $14,783,107.00
OH 839,523 779,774 104,929 884,703 $13,409,737.00 $2,386,575.00 $15,796,312.00
OK 699,906 310,796 78,269 389,065 $6,742,831.00 $2,091,889.00 $8,834,720.00
OR 638,912 807,074 151,939 959,013 $19,068,220.00 $5,272,164.00 $24,340,384.00
PA 1,060,395 1,342,837 115,804 1,458,641 $22,061,471.00 $3,373,278.00 $25,434,749.00
PR 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
RI 62,973 60,880 16,335 77,215 $566,928.00 $165,354.00 $732,282.00
SC 594,229 576,624 177,213 753,837 $4,836,503.00 $3,159,522.00 $7,996,025.00
SD 228,378 148,961 83,258 232,219 $3,469,743.00 $3,589,492.00 $7,059,235.00
TN 932,634 722,251 204,172 926,423 $13,636,977.00 $4,312,508.00 $17,949,485.00
TX 1,745,002 1,900,808 124,221 2,025,029 $52,807,722.00 $4,323,546.00 $57,131,268.00
UT 488,102 393,730 119,824 513,554 $8,844,113.00 $3,016,349.00 $11,860,462.00
VA 546,935 640,147 89,627 729,774 $31,937,554.00 $2,031,579.00 $33,969,133.00
VI 0 0 0 0 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
VT 120,939 84,666 39,699 124,365 $2,030,543.00 $1,353,652.00 $3,384,195.00
WA 688,025 2,225,890 236,575 2,462,465 $26,534,081.00 $4,111,852.00 $30,645,933.00
WI 1,398,895 1,351,615 397,131 1,748,746 $19,492,429.00 $10,477,127.00 $29,969,556.00
WV 264,396 567,390 136,641 704,031 $4,758,480.00 $1,208,690.00 $5,967,170.00
WY 224,374 121,425 219,344 340,769 $2,141,319.00 $4,273,139.00 $6,414,458.00
Total: 29,400,950 31,261,229 7,141,214 38,402,443 $532,095,150.00 $176,593,795.00 $708,688,945.00