OHIO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES GO ON SALE FEBRUARY 15|
Online license sales begin March 1
COLUMBUS, OH -- Anglers and hunters can purchase their
2004-2005 fishing and hunting licenses beginning February 15 at all vendor
outlets across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural
Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
In an effort to make license buying more convenient, the
ODNR Division of Wildlife will also offer Internet license sales, effective
March 1. Any type of license or permit will be available via the Internet at
There are some changes in fees and license types this year,
including a reduced-cost license for Ohio residents born on or after January
1, 1938 (those who begin turning 66 in 2004). Ohio seniors who were born on
or before December 31, 1937 are eligible to receive free hunting and fishing
licenses and permits.
Regular adult Ohio hunting and fishing licenses are $19;
youth hunting licenses cost $10. The one-day Ohio fishing license costs
$11, and that amount can later be applied to the purchase of an annual
Beginning this license year, non-resident youth hunters (age
15 and under) may purchase a hunting license at the same cost as resident
youth hunters. Deer and turkey permits for all youth hunters are now half
the cost ($12) of the permits for adults.