§20-2-37. Display of license, etc., by persons in possession of
hunting, fishing, etc., paraphernalia.
Any person having in his or her possession in or near the
fields or woods, or about the streams of this state, any dog, gun,
fishing rod or other hunting, fishing or trapping paraphernalia,
shall, upon demand of any officer authorized to enforce the
provisions of this chapter, state his or her correct name and
address, and shall exhibit for inspection: (a) All applicable
licenses and documents set forth in section thirty-six of this
article; and (b) all firearms and wildlife which he or she may have
in his or her possession.
Nothing in this section may be construed as authorizing
searches that violate article three, section six of the West
Virginia Constitution or the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution
of the United States, nor may anything in this section be construed
as effecting a waiver of these constitutional provisions.