CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Hunting and fishing licenses for next year have gone on sale in West Virginia.

The Division of Natural Resources says in a news release the sale that started Sunday was earlier than normal to allow for holiday gift purchases and early renewals.

Gov. Jim Justice says anyone buying a sportsman or junior sportsman license before Jan. 1 will automatically be entered to win a free lifetime license or a vacation to a West Virginia state park. Winners will be announced in mid-January.

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Online:

http://www.wvdnr.gov/giveaway

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