Annual Winni Derby 2024 fishing tournament canceled due to landlocked salmon shortage

Given recent declining trends in the number of landlocked salmon available in Lake Winnipesaukee, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (NHFG) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have agreed to cancel next year’s (2024) “Winni Derby.” Currently sponsored by the BSA, the “Winni Derby,” an entry-fee-based tournament typically held each May, targets landlocked salmon as the primary species with regard to prize structure. READ MORE


Woman killed in Groton snowmobile crash

The woman had departed shortly before 5 p.m. for an evening trail ride with a friend with no destination in mind. A short time after starting out, the two became separated and the companion could not locate her and spent several hours searching the local trails for signs of the missing snowmobiler. It wasn’t until he called a family member of the deceased who was able to track her cell phone that her location was determined. READ MORE


Share your rabbit sightings with NH Rabbit Reports this spring

NH Rabbit Reports is a citizen science project sponsored by the University of New Hampshire’s Cooperative Extension and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, with support from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire. This project collects your sighting information, including data and photos, to help researchers better understand the distribution and potential abundance of rabbit species in New Hampshire. READ MORE