As of 2015, freshwater and saltwater packages for Texas residents are $30 and $35, respectively. The same fishing permits for out-of-state residents are $58 and $63. Residents 65 years of age or older may purchase freshwater and saltwater packages at the discounted rates of $12 and $17.
An all-water package includes both freshwater and saltwater endorsements and a red drum tag for $40 (residents), $68 (non-residents) or $22 (seniors). Most licenses are valid from the date of sale through August 31 of the same year; those purchased after August 15 expire on August 31 of the following year. The year-from-purchase all-water package available to residents for $47 expires the last day of the purchase month of the following year.