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I received a citation last winter for not having my fishing license with me. First I feel with today's technology an F&G officer should be able to look up my information? Would a picture of my license on my phone suffice for a "hard" copy?

Answer

At the present time, Officers do not have the ability to look-up licenses while in the field.  Between limited cell service needed to access our License Buyers Database and the computing power needed to sort the information, we just don't have that capability.  We are, however, getting closer.

Being able to use an image of your license as proof of having a license will be acceptable by this fall (2014).  We are still working with our Legal, Administrative, and Enforcement people to fix a couple of items.

 

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