Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
Sue Perry: (603) 271-2743
December 16, 2005
2006 Fishing and Hunting Licenses Now Available
CONCORD, N.H. -- 2006 fishing and hunting licenses
are now available; get yours today and be ready to enjoy a full year of
outdoor adventure in the Granite State, from winter ice-fishing to April
trout fishing to tracking whitetail deer next fall. Good from January
1 through December 31, 2006, licenses can be purchased online (click
here for Fish and Game's online licensing site) or from license agents
Your license is your ticket to the great outdoors --
and always a great deal. For New Hampshire residents, a 2006 annual fishing
license costs $35; basic hunting licenses are $24.50; and combination
(hunting and fishing) licenses are $48.50. Nonresidents can buy annual
fishing licenses for $53; hunting licenses for $105.50; and combination
hunting/fishing licenses for $143.50. Coming to New Hampshire for a shorter
visit? One-, three- or seven-day fishing licenses are an option for nonresidents.
New in 2006, residents can buy a one-day fishing license for just $10.
Gift certificates for 2006 licenses make a great gift
for any hunter or angler on your list. Certificates are available at Fish
and Game headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord, or click
here for a print-and-mail order form.
Fishing and hunting licenses are family friendly. Be
sure to take the kids along, because children under the age of 16 can
fish in New Hampshire without a license. Youths under age 16 also can
hunt without a license in the company of a licensed hunter over the age
of 18. New Hampshire resident seniors age 68 and older can get a free
license to fish and hunt in New Hampshire. Make getting outside a family
Fishing and hunting license fees directly support wildlife and fisheries management and education.
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