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Sports Licenses

Hunting & Fishing Licenses

You can now purchase Connecticut hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses, as well as all required deer, turkey and migratory bird permits and stamps online. Log onto the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection website to apply.

No Hunting or Trapping Licenses will be issued to any person unless proof is provided of a prior hunting license not more than 5 years old or proof of the successful completion of the Connecticut Conservation Education/Firearms Safety course must be presented in order to obtain these licenses.

There is a $1.00 fee to reprint any sports licenses.


Type of License Resident Fees Nonresident Fees
Firearms Hunting $19 $91
Firearms Hunting and Fishing $40 $110
Junior Firearms Hunting (Ages 12 - 15) $11 N/A
Inland Fishing $28 $55
Lifetime (65 Years and Older) Free N/A
Handicapped Free N/A
Trapping $34 $250
Junior Trapping (Ages 12 - 15) $11 N/A
3-Day Inland Fishing Not Available $22

Archery Permits

Archery Permits are available at the Town Clerk's Office and from the Department of Environmental Protection.



Type Fee Available From
Pheasant Permit $28 Town Clerk
Connecticut Migratory Bird Permit $13 Town Clerk
Connecticut HIP Permit $4 Town Clerk

Deer & Turkey Hunting Permits

Permits for deer and turkey hunting are available at the Town Clerk's Office and at the Department of Environmental Protection.