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#58502 - 07/28/10 08:33 AM License Exemptions
jonnyrev
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Warden,
I am still waiting on my exemption card (or whatever they use) to come from the VA in Muskogee. In the meantime, can I just carry my VA documentation that states my disability percentage? I'm really itching to hunt some hogs, you see, and waiting for the gov't is usually a long term commitment.
Thanks

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#58519 - 07/28/10 07:27 PM Re: License Exemptions [Re: ]
warden611 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/07
Posts: 764
Loc: OK
From the hunting regulations concerning license exemptions:

Veterans Affairs Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

Resident veterans 60 percent or more disabled, so certified by the Veterans Administration, are exempt only from the hunting license.

Resident veterans 100 percent disabled, so certified by the Veterans Administration, are exempt from the hunting license and all deer licenses.

Veterans may contact the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-888-655-2838 for a card verifying exemption; or they may carry V.A. documentation stating their percent of disability.



Edited by warden611 (07/28/10 07:28 PM)

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#58524 - 07/28/10 08:21 PM Re: License Exemptions [Re: warden611]
jonnyrev
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That was my understanding, and I had read this. I just wanted to be sure. Thanks for replying. I would just hate to get caught short.

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#58622 - 08/03/10 10:21 PM Re: License Exemptions [Re: ]
duckhuntn2004 Offline
.308 shooter

Registered: 08/26/07
Posts: 2014
Loc: coweta okl
what about the fishing lic?

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#58651 - 08/04/10 10:52 PM Re: License Exemptions [Re: duckhuntn2004]
warden611 Offline
.260 shooter

Registered: 03/05/07
Posts: 764
Loc: OK
Fishing license exemptions:

Resident disabled veterans with 60 percent or more disability. Call State Dept. of Veterans Affairs, 1 (888) 655-2838 to acquire the license and proof of exemption.


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#58687 - 08/07/10 10:51 AM Re: License Exemptions [Re: warden611]
jonnyrev
Unregistered


I ended up having to call Muskogee again. Apparently they just forgot to mail it to me. I got the license in the mail a few days ago. It covers me for basic hunting and fishing, for life. I reckon I still have to buy the deer tags though. How does that work?

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#58696 - 08/08/10 06:51 PM Re: License Exemptions [Re: ]
warden611 Offline
.260 shooter

Registered: 03/05/07
Posts: 764
Loc: OK
Veterans Affairs Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

Resident veterans 60 percent or more disabled, so certified by the Veterans Administration, are exempt only from the hunting license.

Resident veterans 100 percent disabled, so certified by the Veterans Administration, are exempt from the hunting license and all deer licenses.

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