Hunting/Fishing Licenses

Hunting Licenses

The 2023 hunting licenses go on sale Monday June 26, 2023. The Pennsylvania Hunting License season runs July 1st through June 30th.

You may access the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s website for more information.

Fishing Licenses

The current year’s fishing licenses are now available! The fishing season runs with the calendar year. To apply for a Senior Lifetime fishing license, the applicant must be at least 65 years of age sometime within the fishing year. 


  • Cost is $51.97 for a lifetime license.
  • Trout stamp cost is $9.97.
  • Regular fishing license cost is $22.97. Regular fishing license required for anyone 16 years of age and older.
  • Lake Erie Permit Cost is $9.97.
  • Lake Erie/Trout Salmon Combo Stamp Cost $15.97.

You may access the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s website for more information.

Sportsman’s Pistol Permit

Applicant must appear in person and present a valid hunting, fishing, furtaking license, or permit relating to training hunting dogs.


Present another valid form or identification, preferably a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.


This permit is valid only in conjunction with going to or from the place where you hunt, fish, trap, or train dogs. It is not valid for any other reason.

The permit is valid for five years from the date of issuance.


The cost for this permit is $6.


The purpose of the information listed on this website is to be helpful to those who have questions. Please note that absolutely no information listed for the Butler County Treasurer should be used as legal advice. Personnel are not permitted to give any legal advice. If you have a question concerning legality please contact an attorney.