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Wisconsin Offers $5 Fishing Licenses in Time for 4th of July

First-time anglers get a deep discount to try their luck in Wisconsin lakes this year.

Curious about fishing, but haven’t quite taken the bait? Here’s the excuse you’ve been waiting for: Wisconsin is offering resident fishing licenses for $5 to first-time license buyers (or those who haven’t had a license for at least 10 years). The pass last through the fishing season in March.