Wisconsin DNR: Nonresident Hunting & Fishing License Fee Increases

Posted on 7-13-2023

On Tuesday (July 11th) the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced a fee increase for many nonresident hunting and fishing licenses as a result of the final 2024-2025 budget signed by the governor last week.

The fee changes range from $5-$40 and are only for nonresidents. Licenses for the 2023-2024 season are valid through March 31, 2024. The last time license fees for residents or nonresidents increased was 2005.

New Nonresident Hunting Fees

Annual Small Game: $90
Five-Day Small Game: $60
Deer: $200
Archery and Crossbow: $165
Turkey: $65
Furbearing Animal: $165

New Nonresident Fishing Fees

Individual One-Day: $15
Individual Annual: $55
Individual Four-Day: $29
Individual 15-Day: $33
Family Annual: $70
Family 15-Day: $45

New Nonresident Combination License Fees

Conservation Patron: $620
Sports License: $295

Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased online via Go Wild, any DNR Service Center or from an Authorized Sales Agent location.