Originally posted by: hillbillyangler on 3/20/2007 12:30:56 PM
Fishing License not required for
(a) Residents who are totally blind.
(B) Residents 65 years of age or older. Such persons shall carry a WV driver's license or photo ID card issued by the DMV while fishing.
Â© Nonresidents or residents under 15 years of age.
(d) Residents on active duty in the U.S. armed forces while on military leave. Leave papers shall be carried while fishing.
(e) Resident landowners or their resident children, resident parents, or bona fide resident tenants of such land may fish on their own land during open seasons in accordance with the laws and regulations applying to such fishing.
(f)Residents honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces receiving total permanent service-connected disability benefits or former prisoners of war as determined by the Veterans Administration or resident disabled veterans who qualify under West Virginia Code Â§17A-10-8 and are exempted from payment of any motor vehicle registration fee by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.
(g) Residents or in-patients of any state mental hospital, health or benevolent institution.Such persons must be under proper supervision and carry a written statement or certificate signed by the superintendent of the institution or facility.
(h)Developmentally disabled residents. A DDFL card issued by the DNR must be carried while fishing.