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
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

Application fees are non-refundable
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, gillnet & reefnet

 

LICENSE TYPE RESIDENT NON-
RESIDENT
LICENSE
TRANSFER FEES
RESIDENT
TRANSFER
NON-RES
TRANSFER
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 $560.00 $615.00
SEA URCHIN DIVE (N) $335.00 $390.00 $560.00 $615.00
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
Application fees are non-refundable
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, gillnet & reefnet

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