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License To Fish
Fishing is just one of the many forms of relaxation people do these days with either friends or family. It is a time for bonding and a great escape from the pressures of daily life.
To be able to fish, a person needs to get a fishing license since this is requirement by law and the regulations regarding fishing varies from one state to the other.
In some states, 2 licenses are needed. One is called the Conservation license which is a prerequisite before one can obtain a fishing license.
Getting a license to fish is quite different from the time a person needed to get a drivers license. The person does not have to take an exam or get a student's permit before being issued one.
The Conservation license can be obtained from the Fish, Wildlife & Parks or FWP. This is done by giving one's social security number and other information that is requested. A valid driver's license or any valid ID with photo must also be presented for security purposes for the license to be processed.
The fishing license allows a person to fish or possess any aquatic creature as long as it is authorized by the state's fishing regulations. This license is neither non-transferable nor non-refundable and is only valid for one year or season.
Since fishing licenses as mentioned earlier vary from state to state, a fishing license can either be a resident license or a non-resident license. For one to qualify for a resident license, that person must have resided in that certain location for a period of time such as 6 months, should be a local tax payer , must be a registered voter, purchased a vehicle and have a valid driver's issued from that state. In addition, one must not possess or apply for any resident hunting, fishing or trapping privileges in another state or country.
A non-resident can fish in another state as long as the person is accompanied by someone who resides in that state.
There is no age limit for anyone to acquire a fishing license. People both young and old can obtain it. Usually a person who is below 11 years of age can get a fishing license for free. People who are older than that have to pay a certain fee to acquire it.
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Other Ontario Fishing Lakes in Ontario
ANGUS LAKE. BARK LAKE. BAY of QUINTE. LAKE OF BAYS BELWOOD LAKE. BOSHKUNG LAKE. BRIGHTON BAY. DIAMOND LAKE. DUNLOP LAKE. LAKE ERIE. GEORGIAN BAY. GUELPH LAKE. LAKE ABITIBI. LAKE HERRIDGE. ISLAND LAKE. JUMPING CARIBOU LAKE. KAMANISKEG. LIMBERLOST. LAKE MANITOU. MAPLE LAKE. MONO HILLS. MOUNT LAKE. LAKE MUSKOKA. LAKE NIPISSING. LAKE NOSBONSING. ORANGEVILLE RESERVOIR. LAKE RESTOULE. LAKE SIMCOE. RIDEAU LAKES. LAKE SCUGOG. SPARROW LAKE. LAKE ST. CLAIR. LAKE TEMAGAMI. TEN MILE LAKE. TWELVE MILE LAKE. VALENS RESERVOIR. RED CEDAR LAKE. MARTEN RIVER. PENAGE LAKE. PRESS LAKE. LAKE ABITIBI.
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