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Youth Hunting and Fishing License Requirements

All hunters 17 years and younger must take and pass a Hunter Education Class before hunting. Exceptions for youth age 9-13 participating in the Mentor Youth Hunter Program (MYHP)

To hunt big game

  • Phesant hunting
    Youth 12 to 17 need a Youth License and all necessary tags, and must be age 12 by the time of their hunt. (Youth License includes Angler, Hunter, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement for $10)

To hunt upland birds and waterfowl

  • Youth 13 and younger must answer HIP questions so the HIP validation appears on their license.
  • Youth 14 to 17 must purchase the correct bird stamp and answer the corresponding HIP questions.
  • Youth 16 to 17 hunting waterfowl, must buy a federal duck stamp along with a Youth License, waterfowl bird stamp and the waterfowl HIP validation.

To hunt turkey

  • Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, all hunters ages 12 and older need a Youth License (includes Angler, Hunter, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement)
  • Youth hunters must also purchase the Juvenile Turkey Tag ($10.50).

To hunt small game (rabbits and squirrels)

  • Youth 11 and younger do NOT need a license.
  • Youth 12 to 17 need a Youth License.

Point Saver Program

  • Youth 9 to 17 can apply for point savers by purchasing a Youth License (includes Angler, Hunter, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement)

Youth Fishing License Requirements
Lake of the Woods

To fish for trout, warmwater fish, marine species other than salmon and Pacific halibut

  • Youth 11 and younger no NOT need a license.
  • Youth 12 to 17 need a Youth License (includes Angler, Hunter, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement)

To fish for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and Pacific halibut

  • Youth 11 and younger need a FREE Youth Angling License and must purchase a Juvenile Combined Angling Tag.
  • Youth 12 to 17 must purchase a Youth License and a Juvenile Combined Angling Tag.

To crab or clam

  • Youth 11 and younger do NOT need a license.
  • Youth 12 to 17 must purchase a Youth License (includes Angler, Hunter, Shellfish, and Columbia River Basin Endorsement)

Buy a license on-line

Youth Hunting Opportunities

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