DO I NEED A FISHING LICENSE FOR A SALMON FISHING TRIP IN ALASKA?
By far the easiest way to secure your fishing license is right aboard the Rosemary June because we are equipped to licence you aboard our vessel! We can do all of this as we cruise on our brand new Parker boat to our pristine fishing waters. Alternatively, non-resident fishing licenses can be purchased at and a handful of outfitters and corner stores in the downtown Ketchikan area. For even faster service and speed, You can even purchase your fishing license online.
Non-resident license fees are as follows:
Non-resident sport fishing licenses:
1-day license for $20; 3-day license for $35; 7-day license for $55; 14-day license for $80; and an annual license for $145.
Non-resident king salmon tag fees:
1-day for $10; 3-days for $20; 7-day $30; 14-day for $50; and an annual license for $100.
Resident sport fishing licenses:
$24 annual fee; $10 annual king salmon stamp fee.
*Resident and non-resident anglers younger than 16 do not need a license. Residents 60 and older do not need a license but must apply for a Permanent Identification Card. A resident is a person who, for the preceding 12 consecutive months, has maintained a home in Alaska with the intent to stay and does not claim residency in any other country, territory or state.
You can get a fishing license online now! Click the link for the Alaska Department of Fish and Games website: www.admin.adfg.state.ak.us/license
Contact the Alaska Department of Fish & Game:
Alaska Department of Fish & Game
P.O. Box 25526
Juneau, AK 99802
Alaska Department of Fish & Game Sportfishing Homepage
Alaska Department of Fish & Game License and Purchasing