One of the joys of living in Minnesota is the huge array of outdoor opportunities, including thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams for fishing. Of course, before you can get out fishing, you need to make sure you have a valid Minnesota fishing license. That process just got an awful lot easier with a new online tool!

The Minnesota DNR has a special page dedicated to purchasing a variety of outdoor licenses and permits, including fishing licenses. Rather than making a special trip to the bait shop or worrying about store hours, now you can take care of getting your license right from home in a matter of less than five minutes. All there is to the process is filling out the required information, submit your payment, and printing off your license. Seems pretty simple, right? If only it was that easy to catch some. You'll find a link to where you can buy your 2015 Minnesota fishing license online below. Good luck fishing!