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Things to know before buying a license or reporting a hunt

January 4, 2019

If you are reporting a hunt online, you first need to verify your account.

If you have had an annual hunting or fishing license in the last three years (or if you have existing status with a Pioneer license, disability permit, preference points, etc.), you need to VERIFY your existing ODFW account. Do not  create a NEW account if you have had an annual hunting or fishing license in the last three years or have a Pioneer license, disability permit, etc. Instead, verify your existing account.

What you need to verify your account

  • Last name, date of birth and one of the following pieces of information:
  • Hunter/Angler ID# (now called the ODFW ID#) which is printed on all licenses and tags from 2018 and prior years; OR
  • Phone number associated with account; OR
  • Email associated with account.
  • A pen and paper because you will be creating a username and password that you will need to remember for all future self-service purchases.

Enter the address from your most recent license

If you’ve moved since you last gave ODFW your address, be sure to use your old address when verifying your account information. This may not be your current residence if you’ve moved and haven’t updated your license information. If you have moved, remember to provide your new address when you update your customer profile.

To report your hunt

Locate and/or verify your account. Then choose “Submit a Hunting and Fishing Outcome Report” or “Outcome Reporting / Mandatory Reporting” to complete your report. 

Remember – before installing the MyODFW app on your smartphone, you first need to verify your account online.

If you have questions

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