Monday, February 6th, 2023
Monday, February 6th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Online hunting licenses surge in W.Va.

Charleston, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia
Treasurer John Perdue says the purchase of hunting licenses online
is growing in popularity.

Perdue’s office processed roughly 9,000 licenses online since
last weekend, bringing the state more than $570,000 in revenue.

During the same time last year, about 8,200 licenses were
processed electronically.

The Division of Natural Resources partners with the treasurer’s
office to process hunting licenses online.

The DNR expects there will be roughly 280,000 licensed hunters
in West Virginia deering this year’s gun season for bucks.

The division says deer hunting is worth roughly $233 million
annually for West Virginia.

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