News

New Hampshire 2017 waterfowl hunting season dates and limits set

Friday, April 21, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

One significant change in this year’s regulations is the increase in bag limit from 1 bird to 2 for American black ducks. Since the 1980s, both eastern Canada and the eastern U.S. have experienced a decline in the harvest of black ducks, as well as the number of duck hunters. Since the late 1990s, the combined black duck harvest in the two countries has decreased, however during the same time span, the black duck population size has been stable, providing an opportunity for an increased bag limit. READ MORE

Events

Save the date! Mark your outdoorsy calendar for April 29, Discover Wild NH Day

Friday, April 14, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

The snow might be flying, but spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the NH Fish and Game Department’s popular outdoor festival, Discover WILD New Hampshire Day. This free community event is set for Saturday, April 29, 2017. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Fish and Game Department at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, NH. Admission is free. READ MORE

Sports

Let there be fish! Stocking trucks are rolling with 1 million catchable-size trout

Friday, March 31, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

With the welcome arrival of spring, NH Fish and Game Inland Fisheries Chief Jason Smith can’t help but get excited about open water angling, especially trout fishing. Fish culturists at New Hampshire’s six state trout hatcheries have been holding on, waiting for Mother Nature to provide conditions favorable for spring stocking. The good news is that stocking trucks are now rolling! New Hampshire hatcheries have close to one million catchable-size trout ready for this season. See the short YouTube video above for some action! READ MORE

Sports

With moose population down, only 51 permits available for 2017 NH Moose Hunt Lottery

Friday, March 24, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

If you want to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, now is the time to enter the lottery and try your luck on the adventure of a lifetime. Applications for the lottery cost $15 for residents and $25 for non-residents (nonrefundable) and are available online at huntnh.com or from any Fish and Game license agent. A total of 51 permits are proposed to be issued this year. READ MORE