Hunting and Trapping in New Hampshire

Current hunting license prices

Season dates - For all huntable species

Enter the moose lottery

Hunter Education - Regular and online courses

Sunrise Sunset Tables

Hunting information by species:

New 10-year Game Management Plan Underway

Apprentice Hunting License

GET A GUIDE! List of N.H.-licensed hunting guides

Hunting Publications
Trapping in New Hampshire

Click here for trapping rules, forms, best practices, plus maps for trapping units within state-managed lands.


Click here for list of Fish and Game Clubs and Shooting Ranges in New Hampshire


Hunting FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Hunter's checklist (for new hunters)Operation Game Thief

N.H. Hunting News - A round-up of reports from the N.H. hunting seasons

Special Unit M Antlerless Deer Permits:

Operation Game Thief - Report poachers online

Small game hunters: Fill out the Small Game Survey -- you could win a firearm!

Baiting Wildlife

Hunting out of state? Do not transport New York-killed deer through Massachusetts or Vermont

Resources for Hunters

More Hunting Info You May Need:

Harvest results:

Hunting in Canada? Click here to learn more about importing your harvest.

Hunting near railroad property? Click here for important information.

Hunting with a crossbow during firearms season? Click here to download rules, tips and safety information

Click here to download New Hampshire's Big Game Plan
The Big Game Plan will guide deer, moose, bear and
turkey management from 2006 through 2015)


Something's Bruin in New Hampshire
Learn to live with black bears

Wild Turkey Hunter Survey
The results of a survey of wild turkey hunters in New Hampshire

Winter feeding of wild turkeys
Please don't feed the wild turkeys! But if you insist, here's how to do it with minimal damage to the population.

Wildlife RestorationFederal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program - Your purchase of hunting equipment supports:

  • Wildlife management and restoration
  • Habitat protection and management
  • Hunter education


About Us
NH Fish and Game Dept.
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301

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