Choose your state

AlabamaAlabama Hunting & Fishing

AlaskaAlaska Drivers ManualAlaska Motorcycle ManualAlaska Commercial DriversAlaska Waterfowl HuntingAlaska Hunting

ArizonaArizona HuntingArizona Waterfowl Hunting

ArkansasArkansas HuntingArkansas Waterfowl Hunting

CaliforniaCalifornia Big Game HuntingCalifornia Freshwater FishingCalifornia Fishing SupplementCalifornia Waterfowl & Upland Game & Public LandsCalifornia Saltwater FishingCalifornia Mammal Hunting

ColoradoColorado HuntingColorado Waterfowl Hunting

ConnecticutConnecticut HuntingConnecticut Fishing

DelawareDelaware HuntingDelaware Fishing

FloridaFlorida HuntingFlorida Saltwater FishingFlorida Freshwater Fishing

GeorgiaGeorgia FIshing40-Hour Parent/Teen Driving GuideGeorgia Alcohol & Drug Awareness ProgramGeorgia HuntingGeorgia Commercial DriversGeorgia Drivers ManualGeorgia Motorcycle Manual

HawaiiHawaii Hunting

IdahoIdaho HuntingIdaho Deer HuntingIdaho Waterfowl Hunting

IllinoisIllinois HuntingIllinois Waterfowl Hunting

IndianaIndiana HuntingIndiana Fishing

IowaIowa HuntingIowa Waterfowl Hunting

KansasKansas HuntingKansas Waterfowl Hunting

KentuckyKentucky HuntingKentucky Waterfowl Hunting

LouisianaLouisiana HuntingLouisiana Fishing

MaineMaine HuntingMaine FishingMaine ATV & Snowmobile

MarylandMaryland FishingMaryland Hunting

MassachusettsMassachusetts Hunting & FishingMassachusetts Saltwater Fishing

MichiganMichigan FishingMichigan HuntingMichigan Waterfowl Hunting

MinnesotaMinnesota HuntingMinnesota Waterfowl Hunting

MississippiMississippi Hunting & Fishing

MissouriMissouri HuntingMissouri Waterfowl Hunting

MontanaMontana HuntingMontana Deer HuntingMontana Waterfowl Hunting

NebraskaNebraska HuntingNebraska Deer HuntingNebraska Waterfowl Hunting

NevadaNevada FishingNevada Small Game HuntingNevada Big Game HuntingNevada Hunting Applications

New HampshireNew Hampshire Saltwater FishingNew Hampshire HuntingNew Hampshire ATV & SnowmobileNew Hampshire Freshwater Fishing

New JerseyNew Jersey HuntingNew Jersey Freshwater FishingNew Jersey Saltwater Fishing

New MexicoNew Mexico HuntingNew Mexico Hunting Rules & Info – 2016-2017New Mexico Waterfowl Hunting

New YorkNew York HuntingNew York Fishing

North CarolinaNorth Carolina HuntingNorth Carolina Waterfowl Hunting

North DakotaNorth Dakota HuntingNorth Dakota Deer HuntingNorth Dakota Waterfowl Hunting

OhioOhio HuntingOhio Fishing

OklahomaOklahoma FishingOklahoma Hunting

OregonOregon Big Game HuntingOregon FishingOregon Game Bird HuntingOregon FishingOregon Big Game Hunting

PennsylvaniaPennsylvania HuntingPennsylvania Waterfowl Hunting

Rhode IslandRhode Island Saltwater Fishing Regulations GuideRhode Island HuntingRhode Island Freshwater Fishing

South CarolinaSouth Carolina Hunting & Fishing

South DakotaSouth Dakota HuntingSouth Dakota Waterfowl Hunting

TennesseeTennessee HuntingTennessee Waterfowl Hunting

TexasTexas HuntingTexas Waterfowl Hunting

UtahUtah HuntingUtah Deer HuntingUtah Waterfowl Hunting

VermontVermont FishingVermont Hunting

VirginiaVirginia FishingVirginia Migratory Game Bird HuntingVirginia Hunting

WashingtonWashington HuntingWashington Deer HuntingWashington Waterfowl Hunting

West VirginiaWest Virginia HuntingWest Virginia Waterfowl Hunting

WisconsinWisconsin HuntingWisconsin Deer HuntingWisconsin Waterfowl Hunting

WyomingWyoming HuntingWyoming Deer HuntingWyoming Waterfowl Hunting


Licenses: Requirements

Fishing Regulations New Hampshire Freshwater Fishing

Type of License

2018 Fee



Resident Hunting & Freshwater Fishing1

Proof of hunter ed. course or previous hunting license required.



Resident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing1



Resident Freshwater Fishing1



Recreational Saltwater Fishing2



Senior Freshwater Fishing1,3

Available to N.H. residents born 1/1/1948 or after, and at least 68 years of age at the time of purchase. Must be purchased annually.



Senior Combination Hunting and Fishing1,3

Available to those born 1/1/1948 or after, and at least 68 years of age at the time of purchase. Must be purchased annually. Proof of hunter education course or previous hunting license required.



Newborn Lifetime NH Hunting & Freshwater Fishing

Parent/legal guardian must be N.H. resident. Child’s birth certificate required. Available from birth to day before first birthday. Purchase at Fish and Game headquarters or by mail (see


Under one year


Nonresident Hunting & Freshwater Fishing1

Proof of hunter ed. course or previous hunting license required.



Nonresident Freshwater Fishing1 (all species)



Recreational Saltwater Fishing2



Nonresident 1-Day Freshwater Fishing1



Nonresident 3-Day Freshwater Fishing1 (consecutive days only)



Nonresident 7-Day Freshwater Fishing1 (consecutive days only)



Selected Miscellaneous Licenses

Available only in person or by mail at the N.H. Fish and Game Department,
11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301. (603) 271-3422.

2018 Fee

Resident Guide, Hunting or Fishing


Nonresident Guide, Hunting or Fishing


Bait Dealer’s Resident Retail


Bait Dealer’s Resident Wholesale and Retail


Bait Dealer’s Nonresident Retail


Bait Dealer’s Nonresident Wholesale and Retail


Buying Your License

New Hampshire fishing licenses can be purchased online at, from one of our 185 friendly license agents statewide (listed at, or in person or by mail at Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301. A $2 transaction fee is charged for each license form ($3 for Internet purchases).

Carry Your License

The license must be carried on your person when fishing or hunting. For fishing licenses (not hunting), a pdf or other fixed image of a valid license visible on a smart phone is sufficient to comply with the law, as long as a Conservation Officer can view the information contained on the license, and a photo ID can be presented.

Student Licenses

Full-time students attending school in New Hampshire may purchase non-resident fishing or hunting licenses at resident rates. Students may be in high school, college or graduate school; they must be registered for at least 12 credit hours per semester. To get the reduced rate, you must show a valid, current school ID. These licenses are sold only at Fish and Game headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord NH 03301, in person or by mail.