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Q-Tip: New Nevada fishing license

Don Quilici

Pssst! It’s that time of the year again when you are going to have to spend some money if you are a fisherman.

Yep! It’s time to purchase your brand-new 2000-2001 Nevada fishing license.

Be advised that the current 1999-2000 Nevada fishing license year will end on Feb. 29.

The Nevada fishing license year is March 1 through the last day in February of the following year.

Would-be anglers are reminded that they need to purchase their new 2000-2001 fishing licenses or permits in order to be legal.

Here is some basic information regarding those various Nevada fishing licenses and permits:

Residents:

— Annual (persons 16 years of age or older) – $21.

— Junior (persons ages 12-15 years of age) – $5.

— Senior (persons 65 years of age or older with five years of continuous Nevada residency) – $5.

— Combination hunting and fishing (persons 16 years of age or older. Parental signature required at time of purchase for persons 16-17 years of age) – $39.

— Junior combination hunting and fishing (12 through 15 years of age. Parental signature required at time of purchase) – $8.

— Senior combination hunting and fishing (persons 65 years of age or older with five years of continuous Nevada residency) – $8.

— One-day permit – $7.

— For each additional day added to a one-day permit – $2 (must be purchased when the one-day permit is purchased).

— Serviceman (Nevada resident servicemen on active duty, who are stationed out of Nevada) – $6.

— Disabled veteran combination hunting and fishing (veterans who reside in Nevada and have incurred a service connected disability which is considered 50 percent or more by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and who have received a specific discharge from service) – Free.

— Disabled person (persons with a severe physical handicap) – $5.

— Disabled person combination hunting and fishing (persons with a severe physical handicap) – $8.

— Indian hunting and fishing (resident Indians with a certificate of eligibility) – Free.

Non-Residents:

— Annual (persons 16 years of age or older) – $51.

— Junior (persons 12-15 years of age) – $9.

— One-day permit – $12.

— For each additional day added to a one-day permit – $4 ( must be purchased when the one-day permit is purchased.

Second rod stamp for residents or non-residents:

The second rod stamp fee is $10, and a person, regardless of age, must first obtain a fishing license or short term fishing permit before he can use a second rod stamp.

For information, call the Fisheries Bureau of the Nevada Division of Wildlife at 688-1500.