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Coastal NH - Marine Resources


SWF Magazine

Saltwater Fishing Digest

available in PDF, Flipbook, or searchable web format.

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.