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- Want to learn about us?
- Where do we get our information?
- Are we the government?
- Is my information protected?
- Where do I get a hunting license?
- What is the minimum age to go hunting?
- Am I required to take a hunting education course?
- Do I need a hunting license if I am coming from out of state?
- When does my hunting license expire?
- Are there different kinds of hunting licenses?
- How can I replace my license if it was lost or damaged?
- Do I need a license to hunt on my own land?
- What kind of hunting restrictions do I need to follow?
- If I am already a licensed hunter in my state, do I still need to purchase a license to hunt in another state?
- Can I get a hunting and fishing combination license?
1. Want to learn about us?
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3. Are we the government?
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4. Is my information protected?
5. Where do I get a hunting license?
You can usually buy a hunting license online or by phone through your state’s department of wildlife. Depending on where you live, you may also be able to get a hunting license in person through a third-party agent.
6. What is the minimum age to go hunting?
In many places, hunters must be 16 years of age or older. However, some states like Pennsylvania allow younger children to hunt as long as they are being supervised by a licensed adult. Other states like Texas offer a youth or “junior” hunting license.
7. Am I required to take a hunting education course?
Yes, you must usually take at least a one-time hunting education course in order to purchase a hunting license. Depending on where you live, you may be able to complete a portion of this course online.
8. Do I need a hunting license if I am coming from out of state?
Yes. Some states like California even offer non-resident hunting licenses for visiting hunters. These licenses are typically more expensive than resident hunting licenses.
9. When does my hunting license expire?
Hunting license expiration dates depend on the type of license. In some states, you can purchase an annual license or a temporary short-term license that is valid for just a few days.
10. Are there different kinds of hunting licenses?
Yes, there are various licenses to choose from depending on what kind of animal you plan to hunt. A few of the most common hunting licenses include big game licenses, small game licenses, special hunting permits and special trapping permits.
11. How can I replace my license if it was lost or damaged?
In some states, you can replace your license by simply by printing one online for free or requesting a replacement at a local office. Some states, however, require that you purchase a replacement, which is typically less expensive than a new license.
12. Do I need a license to hunt on my own land?
It depends on the state where you are hunting. Some states consider wildlife a “public trust resource,” meaning that you still need a license and any relevant permits if you want to hunt on private property. Some states, on the other hand, allow you to hunt on private property without a license.
13. What kind of hunting restrictions do I need to follow?
Even if you have a hunting license, you should be aware that certain animals require separate hunting permits or may only be hunted during certain times of the year.
14. If I am already a licensed hunter in my state, do I still need to purchase a license to hunt in another state?
You typically need to purchase a hunting license in each state where you want to hunt. However, you do not necessarily need to retake the hunting safety course for every state. Some hunting safety courses are recognized nationally, so you are able to hunt in any given state as soon as you purchase a non-resident hunting license or the appropriate credential in that state.
15. Can I get a hunting and fishing combination license?
Yes, many states offer licenses that can be used for both hunting and fishing. Some also include trapping in the combination license.