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WVDNR launches updated hunting, fishing license system


Buying a hunting and fishing license and checking game in West Virginia just got a lot easier thanks to our upgraded electronic licensing and game check system. The updated system is available at and allows sportspersons to purchase a West Virginia hunting and fishing license and check game at their convenience. 

“We are continuing to innovate the way we serve outdoorsmen and women in West Virginia and this updated ELS system will make it easier for folks to buy their license and stamps each year and look for other hunting and fishing opportunities in our beautiful state,” said WVDNR Director Stephen McDaniel.

Learn more about the new license system from the WV DNR here -