Wyoming, as of 2010, law states that any individual older than 13 must have a valid fishing license to fish within state borders. A lifetime license for fishermen is available, as long as the person meets specific requirements.
A resident of Wyoming has the option to purchase a lifetime license or to continue to buy an annual license. As of 2010, the annual license fee was $24, while the lifetime license sold for $302.
Anyone who applies for a lifetime fishing license in Wyoming must fulfill the requirement that he or she has been a Wyoming resident for the 10 years prior to applying. Non-residents are not eligible for lifetime licenses.
The Wyoming Department of Fish and Game website states that you have the option to purchase a lifetime fishing license along with a lifetime conservation stamp. If you choose not to buy the lifetime stamp, then you must purchase an annual conservation stamp each year.
A Pioneer Bird, Fish and Small Game License amounts to a lifetime fishing license for Wyoming residents 65 years and older. To qualify for this license, you need to have continually resided in Wyoming for the 30 years before applying for it.
You may apply for lifetime fishing licenses in Wyoming only at the Cheyenne headquarters of the Wyoming Fish and Game Department, located in the capital at 5400 Bishop Boulevard.