Bear Dog Hunting and Training Reciprocity List

Pursuant to RSA 207:12-b, hunting with the use of bear dogs and/or training with bear dogs is allowed in N.H. for non-residents only if their state of residence allows the same activities for N.H. hunters. Following is a state-by-state reference list to check your status.

Please note: N.H. bear dog training is closed from March 1 - July 14.

This page was updated in August 2010.

STATE HUNT WITH DOGS TRAIN DOGS ON BEAR
Alabama No  No 
Alaska Yes Yes
Arizona Yes Yes 
Arkansas No No
California Yes Yes 
Colorado No  No 
Connecticut No  No 
Delaware No  No 
Florida No  No 
Georgia Yes Yes
Hawaii No No
Idaho No  No 
Illinois No No
Indiana No  No 
Iowa No  No 
Kansas No  No 
Kentucky No No
Louisiana No  No 
Maine Yes No
Maryland No No 
Massachusetts No  No
Michigan Yes Yes
Minnesota No  No 
Mississippi No  No 
Missouri No  No 
Montana No  No 
Nebraska No No
New Jersey No  No 
New Mexico Yes Yes 
Nevada No No
New York No  Yes
North Carolina Yes Yes
North Dakota No  No 
Ohio No No
Oklahoma No  No 
Ontario Yes Yes
Oregon No No
Pennsylvania No  No 
Rhode Island No  No 
South Carolina Yes No 
South Dakota No No 
Tennessee Yes Yes
Texas No No
Utah No  Yes
Vermont No  No
Virginia Yes Yes 
Washington No No
West Virginia Yes Yes 
Wisconsin Yes Yes
Wyoming No No

 


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