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For more information on
commercial licensing,
please contact the
WDFW License Division

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

360-902-2464 (Option #4)
commercialsales@dfw.wa.gov

Salmon Hotline
360-902-2500

Salmon Hotline (NOAA)
888-858-9319

 

Commercial/Special License Fees

NOTE: Licenses with no transfer fee listed are not transferable

LICENSE TYPE LICENSE FEES
RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT
BAITFISH 

LAMPARA               

$255.00

$365.00

PURSE SEINE

$600.00

$1,055.00

BOTTOMFISH 

POTS

$200.00

$255.00

TROLL

$200.00

$255.00

FOOD FISH 

CARP

$200.00

$255.00

DOGFISH SET NET

$200.00

$255.00

DRAG SEINE

$200.00

$255.00

NON-SALMON CHARTER

$330.00

$480.00

NON-SALMON DELIVERY

   $250.00

$340.00

SET LINE

$200.00

$255.00

SMELT  COLUMBIA  RIVER

$450.00

$755.00

SMELT DIP BAG NET

$200.00

$255.00

SMELT GILL NET

$450.00

$755.00

TRAWL (NON-PUGET SOUND) (#)

$310.00

$475.00

SHELLFISH 

DIVE

$200.00

$255.00

GEODUCK DIVE (N)

$255.00

$365.00

GEODUCK VALIDATION

  $70.00

  $70.00

HARD SHELL CLAM MECHANICAL HARVESTER

$600.00

$1,055.00

OTHER GEAR

$255.00

$365.00

OYSTER RESERVE

$200.00

$255.00

POT - CRAWFISH

$200.00

$255.00

RAZOR CLAM (N)

$235.00

$290.00

SPECIALIZED 

FUR DEALER

$250.00

$250.00

GAME FARM - NEW

$142.00

$142.00

GAME FARM - RENEWAL

$118.00

$118.00

GUIDE – GAME FISH (N)

$250.00

$670.00

GUIDE – FOOD FISH (N)

$220.00

$800.00

TAXIDERMIST

$250.00

$250.00

TRAPPER (N)

$141.00

$285.00

TRAPPER JUVENILE (UNDER 16) (N)

$120.00

$285.00

WHOLESALE 

WHOLESALE FISH DEALER

$355.00

$355.00

WHOLESALE FISH BUYER

$200.00

$200.00

ANADROMOUS FISH BUYER

$285.00

$285.00

DIRECT RETAIL ENDORSEMENT

$155.00

$155.00

NOTES 

ALL LIMITED ENTRY LICENSES MUST BE RENEWED EACH YEAR BY DEC 31ST
(or prior to fishing)

(N) = MAY ONLY BE OWNED BY A SINGLE NATURAL PERSON
(#) = INCLUDES NON-SALMON DELIVERY
(*) = SALMON WAIVER DEADLINES:
             MAY 1ST FOR DELIVERY, CHARTER & TROLL
             3RD MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER FOR PURSE SEINE, GILL NET & REEF NET
(**) = FOR DETAILS ON SURCHARGES, PLEASE CALL 360-902-2464 (OPTION 4)


 
LICENSE TYPE LICENSE FEES LICENSE TRANSFER FEES
RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT TO RESIDENT TO NON-RESIDENT
CRAB 

DUNGENESS CRAB (COASTAL) (#)

$520.00

$745.00

$605.00

$830.00

DUNGENESS CRAB (PUGET SOUND)

$235.00

$290.00

$560.00

$615.00

HERRING

DIP BAG NET

$245.00

$345.00

$717.50

$817.50

DRAG SEINE

$245.00

$345.00

$717.50

$817.50

GILL NET

$280.00

$380.00

$717.50

$817.50

LAMPARA

$245.00

$345.00

$717.50

$817.50

PURSE SEINE

$280.00

$380.00

$717.50

$817.50

SALMON

CHARTER

$620.00

$925.00

$155.00

$460.00

DELIVERY (#)

$585.00

$890.00

$155.00

$460.00

GILL NET

$585.00

$890.00

$155.00

$460.00

PURSE SEINE

$735.00

$1,190.00

$155.00

$610.00

REEF NET

$585.00

$890.00

$155.00

$460.00

ROE

$165.00

$165.00

 

 

SINGLE SALMON DELIVERY

$430.00

$580.00

 

 

TROLL (#)

$585.00

$890.00

$155.00

$460.00

WAIVER -SALMON CHARTER (*)

$240.00

$240.00

 

 

WAIVER -OTHER THAN SALMON CHARTER (*)

$205.00

$205.00

 

 

SHELLFISH/OTHER

BURROWING SHRIMP

$290.00

$400.00

 

 

EMERGING COMMERCIAL FISHERY (#)

$290.00

$400.00

 

 

OCEAN PINK SHRIMP DELIVERY (#)

$255.00

$405.00

$630.00

$780.00

OCEAN PINK SHRIMP SINGLE DELIVERY

$205.00

$205.00

 

 

SARDINE PURSE SEINE (N)

$290.00

$400.00

$752.50

$862.50

SEA CUCUMBER DIVE (N)

$335.00

$390.00

$3,060.00

$3,115.00

    OPERATOR DESIGNATION SURCHARGE (**)

$500.00

$500.00

 

 

    SEA URCHIN DIVE (N)

$335.00

$390.00

$3,060.00

$3,115.00

    OPERATOR DESIGNATION SURCHARGE (**)

$500.00

$500.00

 

 

SHRIMP POT (PUGET SOUND) (N)

$290.00

$400.00

$752.50

$862.50

SHRIMP TRAWL (PUGET SOUND) (N)

$290.00

$400.00

$752.50

$862.50

SPOT PRAWN

$290.00

$400.00

$752.50

$862.50

WHITING (PUGET SOUND)

$400.00

$625.00

$1,137.50

$1,362.50

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

ALTERNATE OPERATOR (N)

$105.00

$105.00

 

 

ANGLER TRANSFER

$125.00

$125.00

 

 

AQUATIC FARM REGISTRATION

$105.00

$105.00

 

 

DESIGNATED OPERATOR CHANGE

$127.00

$127.00

 

 

DESIGNATED VESSEL CHANGE

$140.00

$140.00

 

 

GEODUCK HARVEST  ID

$105.00

$105.00

 

 

REPLACEMENT CARDS/DECALS

$20.00

$20.00

 

 

NOTES

ALL LIMITED ENTRY LICENSES MUST BE RENEWED EACH YEAR BY DEC 31ST
(or prior to fishing)

(N) = MAY ONLY BE OWNED BY A SINGLE NATURAL PERSON
(#) = INCLUDES NON-SALMON DELIVERY
(*) = SALMON WAIVER DEADLINES:
             MAY 1ST FOR DELIVERY, CHARTER & TROLL
             3RD MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER FOR PURSE SEINE, GILL NET & REEF NET
(**) = FOR DETAILS ON SURCHARGES, PLEASE CALL 360-902-2464 (OPTION 4)

 
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