Boating

Q: How do I register my boat?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to find out how to register your boat.

Q: Do I need to renew my boat registration?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to find out if you need to renew your boat registration.

Q: My boat registration expires soon. Can you send me the paperwork to get it processed?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to find out how to update your boat registration and secure the necessary paperwork.

Q: I want to change my address for my boat registration. How do I do that?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to update your mailing address.

Q: Why hasn’t the replacement window decal or registration sticker for my boat been mailed to me yet?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to determine the status of your decal or sticker.

Q: Can you mail me my boat registration?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to obtain a copy of your boat registration.

Q: Can you send me a duplicate/replacement boat registration? I lost mine.

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to obtain a copy of your boat registration.

Q: Can I use my boat in another state if it’s not registered there?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in the state you’re planning to visit to find out their rules and regulations.

Q: I want to register my boat but lost/don’t have my title. What do I do?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to learn how to register your boat if you misplaced your title.

Q: Does the type of boat I have need to be registered? What about paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, or dinghys?

A: Boat rules and regulations vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates boating in your state to find out what types of boats require registration.

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Fishing

Q: How do I purchase a fishing license?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for information on how to purchase a fishing license.

Q: How much does it cost to buy a fishing license?

A: Fishing license prices vary by state, as does the type of fishing license available. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: I want to change my address for my boat registration or fishing license. How do I do that?

A:Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state to update your mailing address.

Q: I am a non-resident and want to know if you offer one-day fishing licenses, and if so, how much are they?

A: Many states offer one- or multiple-day fishing licenses; please contact the state agency in the state where you want to fish for more information on how to purchase.

Q: How much do out-of-state licenses cost and how can I get one?

A: Out-of-state fishing license prices vary by state. Please contact the state agency in the state where you want to fish for details on cost and how to purchase.

Q: Can you mail me my fishing license?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state to obtain a physical copy of your license.

Q: Can you send me a duplicate/replacement fishing license?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state to obtain a physical copy of your license.

Q: I am having trouble printing my fishing license and/or receipt. Can you help?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state to obtain a physical copy of your license and/or receipt.

Q: Do I need a fishing license to fish from the beach or pier?

A: Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state to find out whether a license is required to fish from the beach or pier.

Q: Do you sell saltwater fishing licenses?

A: Types of fishing license availability vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: Do active military personnel require a fishing license?

A: Types of fishing licenses, including those for military personnel, vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: Do retired people get a discount on fishing licenses?

A: Discounts on fishing licenses, including those for retired people, vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: I am on disability – do I require a fishing license?

A: Types of fishing licenses, including those for the disabled, vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: Do kids need fishing licenses?

A: Fishing license requirements for individuals, including for kids, vary by state. Please contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for details.

Q: Do some states have reciprocal agreements that allow you to fish in more than one state?

A: The state agency that regulates fishing in your state can tell you if their license is accepted honored in other states.

Q: Can you tell me if a certain kind of fish can be found in my local body of water?

A: Please visit our Fishopedia section to see if a particular species of fish can be found in your general area. You can also contact the state agency that regulates fishing in your state for more information.

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General

Q: I noticed an error on your ‘Places to Boat and Fish Map’. Can I offer a correction?

A: You are welcome to submit any errors or issues you experience to us by using the Contact Us form.

Q: How do I list an event on your online calendar?

A: Use our event submission form to let us know about your upcoming event and to have it listed.

Q: How do I add a location to the Places to Boat and Fish Map?

A: We are making some upgrades to our map, so the “add a hotspot” functionality has been disabled until our new tool debuts in 2012.

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