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Fishing License Information

Fishing licenses are required for all people 16 years of age and older. The licenses, valid from January 1 to December 31 of each year, can be purchased online from, from license agents, Fish and Game Headquarters, Region 1,2 and 4 offices and some town or city clerks. [ More Info ]

You can… Walk on WATER!

Want to get your family excited about going ice fishing? Here are some basics to help you prepare for your first ice-angling adventure. Whether you’re fishing for trout, bass, crappie or perch — ice fishing is a great way to spend a winter day.
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Page Through the Digital Edition

Read the entire 2011 New Hampshire Fishing Guide online! Our unique digital edition allows you to page through the entire guide, just as if you were reading the magazine. The table of contents, URL’s and advertisements are all clickable and will take you right to the website. [ Check it out ]

Lets Go Fishing!

Want to learn how to fish, enhance your fishing skills, help turn a friend into a fishing buddy? Check out Let’s Go Fishing classes from NH Firsh and Game’s Aquatic Resources Education team! Courses are offered by trained instructors who bring a wealth of knowledge to help anglers get started. [ Check it out ]

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

Digital Edition Click through an interactive version of the regulation guide. Turn the pages just as you would the real thing.
PDF Download The entire guide is also available as a PDF download so that you can save the file to your computer for offline viewing.

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