If you require any assistance to obtain your Manitoba Fishing License, our team of experts is here to help. We have compiled and are providing additional information about the process right here. Let us know if you have any questions!
You may obtain a PRINTABLE Manitoba fishing license online at ManitobaLicensing, a participating shop, or by calling the Help Desk at 1-877-880-1203 to order one over the phone.
If you have any questions regarding e-licensing, please contact the Manitoba e-Licensing Help Desk at 1-877-880-1203.
Except for the persons listed below, everyone who fishes with a dip net, seines, minnow traps, spearfishes, or uses a bow must have their Manitoba Angling Licence on them at all times.
A Conservation Licence confers the same rights as a Regular Manitoba Fishing License, with the exception of scaled-down limits for several species: 4 walleye/sauger, 4 pikes, 1 lake trout, 1 channel catfish, 2 smallmouth bass, and 2 stocked trout. Other species' limits are unchanged.
A "Manitoba Resident Seniors Conservation Licence" is available to Manitobans over the age of 65 who have resided in the province for at least six months and are limited to fish only. Manitoba residents seeking a regular limit of fish must buy a resident license.
The following people may angle without a license:
A Manitoba Fishing Licence does not entitle users to fish in National Parks. For information on fishing licenses and rules in National Parks, go to www.pc.gc.ca.
Please visit the Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development website for information and rules on AIS in Manitoba.
Projects supported by the FWEF will help guarantee that our fisheries and wildlife resources remain robust and useful, for the benefit of all Manitobans. Please visit the Manitoba Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund's website for more information on applying to the fund or learning more about it.
You can purchase a fishing license from Manitoba Conservation and Climate offices, private vendors like bait shops and sporting goods stores, online, or by phone. To locate the nearest office, vendor, or for more information about purchasing a license, visit the Manitoba Conservation and Climate website.
The cost of a fishing license in Manitoba depends on the type of license you need and how long it is valid. Annual licenses are available for all anglers 16 years of age and older. Prices range from $19.50 to $84.50. Temporary licenses (valid for one day, one week, or two weeks) can also be purchased and cost from $9.50 to $21.50 depending on your age and the license duration.
Yes, you can buy a Manitoba fishing license online through the Manitoba Conservation and Climate website. To purchase a license, you must provide your name, address, date of birth, and other personal information.
Manitobans 16 and over can purchase annual Manitoba fishing licenses that last from one year to the next, ranging from $19.50 to $84.50. For shorter-term fishing, temporary licenses are also an option. These can be valid for one day, one week, or two weeks, and prices start at $9.50, increasing with the duration and age of the license.
For more information on Manitoba fishing licenses, seasons, restrictions, and other fishing rules see the Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development website or check out the current Manitoba Angling Guide. If you are in need of immediate assistance, you can also contact our team of experts at Pokey's Tackle Shop. We will be more than glad to help you.