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Fishing / Licenses
LICENSES ARE VALID FROM
MARCH 1, 2013 TO FEBRUARY 28, 2014
For residents and nonresidents, one (1) One-Day Fishing License may be exchanged for credit towards the purchase of an annual fishing license (minus writing fee).
For residents and nonresidents – can be purchased in advance of scheduled charter trip. To validate the license, anglers must sign it and fill in the date at the beginning of the trip. If the trip is cancelled, anglers keep the un-validated license until they are able to re-schedule the trip.
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Fishing licenses are available for purchase over the Internet.
Ohio residents born on or before December 31, 1937 can obtain a free license at any license outlet or online.
The following Ohio residents are also eligible for a free license, but must submit a formal application (Form DNR 9032), which is available by calling 1-800-WILDLIFE(1-800-945-3543):
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