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Coastal NH - Marine Resources


Saltwater Fishing License Requirement


All persons age 16 and older recreationally fishing in coastal and estuarine waters of the state must purchase a NH Saltwater Recreational Fishing License. This includes anglers, spearfishers and persons using other gear types who wish to take, possess, or transport marine finfish for personal use and which are not sold.


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Marine Species in New Hampshire


Waters within 3 miles of New Hampshire's coast provide essential habitat for many species. Read about Saltwater Fish Species in NH.


Found a tagged lobster?


Learn how to report specially marked lobsters PDF Document