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Deer Hunting

Deer are New Hampshire’s most popular game animal, with a total of more than 80,000 deer found in all areas of the state. NH has a long archery season starting September 15, a muzzleloader season 11 days prior to the firearms season, and a firearms season during the peak of the rut.
Deer Hunting

Hunt With an Apprentice

Know someone who really wants to try hunting but hasn’t taken a Hunter Education class yet? Now they can be an Apprentice!
Hunt With an Apprentice

Page Through the Digital Edition

Read the entire 2012-2013 New Hampshire Hunting & Trapping Digest online! Our unique digital edition allows you to page through the entire guide, just as if you were reading the magazine.
Page Through the Digital Edition

Bear Hunting

New Hampshire’s bear hunters can take advantage of three seasons: stalking (“general”), dog season, and baiting season. Bears are found statewide, with the highest densities in central NH and the White Mountains. Hunters can buy a Bear License online or at any license agent—no lottery needed.
Bear Hunting

New Hampshire Hunting & Trapping Digest

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