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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 NH for non-residents only if their state of residence allows the same activities for NH hunters. Following is a state-by-state reference list to check your status.

 

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

 

This page was updated in March 2015.

 

Bear Dog Hunting and Training Reciprocity List
State Contact Bear Season Hunt with Dogs Train Dogs on Bear
Alabama (334) 242-3467 NO NO NO
Alaska (907) 267-2257 YES YES NO
Arizona (928) 367-4281 YES YES YES
Arkansas (501) 223-6300 YES NO NO
California (916) 653-4899 YES YES YES
Colorado (303)297-1192 YES NO NO
Connecticut (860) 424-3000 NO NO NO
Delaware (302) 739-9910 NO NO NO
Florida (850) 265-3676 NO NO NO
Georgia (770) 296-9680 YES YES YES
Hawaii (808) 587-0166 NO NO NO
Idaho (208) 334-3700 YES YES YES
Illinois (217) 782-6302 NO NO NO
Indiana (317) 232-4200 NO NO NO
Iowa (515) 281-5918 NO NO NO
Kansas (620) 672-5911 NO NO NO
Kentucky (800) 858-1549 YES NO NO
Louisiana (225) 765-2989 NO NO NO
Maine (207) 657-2345 YES YES NO
Maryland (410) 924-1308 YES NO NO
Massachusetts (617) 626-1650 YES NO NO
Michigan (513) 373-1230 YES YES YES
Minnesota (651) 296-6157 YES NO NO
Mississippi (601) 432-2400 NO NO NO
Missouri (573) 522-4115 NO NO NO
Montana (406) 444-2452 YES NO NO
Nebraska (402) 471-0641 NO NO NO
New Jersey (908) 735-8240 YES NO NO
New Mexico (505) 476-8046 YES YES NO
Nevada (775) 688-1884 YES YES NO
New York (518) 897-1326 YES NO YES
North Carolina (919) 707-0010 YES YES YES
North Dakota (701) 328-6300 NO NO NO
Ohio (614) 644-3925 NO NO NO
Oklahoma (580) 254-9173 YES NO NO
Oregon (503) 947-6000 YES NO NO
Pennsylvania (717) 787-4250 YES NO NO
Rhode Island (401) 423-1920 NO NO NO
South Carolina (803) 734-4002 YES YES NO
South Dakota (605) 223-7660 NO NO NO
Tennessee (615) 781-6500 YES YES YES
Texas (512) 389-4846 NO NO NO
Utah (801) 538-4700 YES YES YES
Vermont (802) 241-3727 YES NO NO
Virginia (804) 367-1000 YES YES YES
Washington (360) 902-2200 YES NO NO
West Virginia (304) 558-2758 YES YES YES
Wisconsin (608) 266-2621 YES YES YES
Wyoming (307) 777-4600 YES NO NO