2009-2010 Ohio Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available this Month
Columbus, OH – Ohioans who are looking forward to the upcoming
hunting and angling season can soon purchase 2009-2010 hunting and
fishing licenses. These exciting outdoor activities are affordable
ways to safely enjoy the outdoors with friends and family.
Starting February 15, the 2009-2010 hunting and fishing licenses
will be available for purchase at wildohio.com and at hundreds of vendor
outlets throughout the state. The license will be valid March 1,
2009 through February 28, 2010. The 2008-09 licenses expire
February 28, 2009.
Annual resident hunting and fishing licenses remain priced at
$19 each. Likewise, deer and turkey permits are again available for
an additional $24 each. Hunters age 17 and under and some Ohio
senior citizens are eligible for discounted licenses. A one-day
Ohio fishing license costs $11, an amount that can later be applied
to the purchase of an annual license. Complete listings of license
prices are available in current copies of the Ohio Hunting
Regulations, the Ohio Fishing Regulations, or at wildohio.com.
Hunters, especially those gearing up for the popular spring wild
turkey season, are reminded that licenses purchased now are also
valid during the 2009 fall hunting season.
The 2009-2010 licenses will not be printed on weatherproof
paper. Sportsmen and women should protect their licenses and
permits from the elements by carrying them in protective pouch or
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources ensures a balance
between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the
benefit of all. Visit the ODNR web site at www.ohiodnr.com.