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Take a Friend Fishing on Free Fishing Day, June 3

Scott Decker: (603) 271-2501
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211

June 1, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. -- Get out that fishing gear and take advantage of New Hampshire's Free Fishing Day, Saturday, June 3, 2017. On Free Fishing Day, you can fish anywhere in New Hampshire -- freshwater or saltwater -- without a fishing license. Both state residents and nonresidents may participate. All other fishing regulations must be followed, including season dates and bag limits.


Hear Governor Chris Sununu talk about New Hampshire’s free fishing day:


To download brochures with regional fishing destinations, or to consult the N.H. Freshwater and Saltwater fishing digests for details on fishing rules for various waters, visit


Kids under 16 always fish free in New Hampshire. Find more information about fishing on the Fish and Game website at, including waterbodies that have been recently stocked with trout, public access sites and more.

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