Buy your Montana fishing license online and then take the family to catch rainbow trout or bass at a place like Wadsworth Park in Great Falls. Before you go, read a current copy of the Montana or Big Sky fishing regulations that apply to the district or area that you plan to fish since there are often district specific exceptions to the standard state fishing regulations.
- In Montana you can purchase your fishing license online, at a Fish, Wildlife & Parks office, or through an authorized license provider. A license is required for persons age 15 and older.
- Fishing licenses are issued every month of the year and are effective from March 1 to the end of February of the following year.
- The state offers 2-day, 10-day or seasonal fishing licenses. You must have your fishing license in your possession at all times while fishing.