Commercial Saltwater Fishing
Affidavit for Limited Access Lobster and Crab Licenses: The affidavit used to maintain eligibility for the commercial or limited commercial license instead of purchasing a license if you don’t intend to fish this year or opt to fish this year under the open access part-time commercial license or the recreational license.
"Weak Links" are required for trap buoys and gillnets to help protect whales from fishing gear entanglements.
- Gear Modification Techniques for Complying with the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan
- Supplement to Gear Modification Techniques Guide
NH Coastal Harvest Reporting Program
For questions about Coastal Harvest reporting requirements or reporting forms, contact the Marine Fisheries Division at (603) 868-1095 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
Marine Fishing Laws and Rules
New Hampshire Marine Fishing Rules (Chapter Fis 600 - Administrative Rules)
- Many, but not all, marine related laws can be found in Chapter 211, Shellfish, Lobsters and Crabs - click here
Atlantic Coast Cooperative Statistics Program - The ACCSP is a cooperative state-federal program to design, implement, and conduct marine fisheries statistics data collection programs and to integrate these data into a single data management system that will meet the needs of fishery managers, scientists, and fishermen.