App for hunting and fishing sets record

POSTED: 5:56 AM Apr 09 2013   UPDATED: 5:27 PM Apr 09 2013

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says its free HuntFishVA mobile application has been downloaded more than 25,000 times.           

The app for both iPhone and Android platforms was allows users to search for a wide variety of hunting and fishing related information in Virginia from their smart phones.           

Officials say the application developed by Virginia Interactive allows hunters and anglers to buy hunting and fishing licenses, look up regulations, check state records, identify fish and find nearby wildlife areas.

The application also allows users to get the latest department news, information on hunting seasons and even sunrise and sunset times for locations throughout Virginia.