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The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available!
To view the new guide, please download the pdf. Check back in the coming days as we work to put up the new 2014 website.

Below is content from the 2013 guide.

Hunter Education in New Hampshire

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Successful completion of a Hunter Education course is required for N.H. hunters age 16 and older who haven’t previously held a hunting license. In a Hunter Education course, you’ll learn about firearms and archery safety and handling, outdoor safety and survival skills, N.H. hunting laws, your responsibilities as a hunter and more. Hunter Education has cultivated generations of safe, responsible and ethical hunters, resulting in the dramatic reduction of hunting-related incidents in New Hampshire.

Today, it’s easier than ever to find, register for and participate in a Hunter Education course that’s convenient for you. Review course offerings and register online anytime at huntnh.com. Another option is the online Hunter Education course, which completes your training with a field day and practical field exam (you must be 15 years or older to take the online course for certification). To sign up for Hunter Education or Trapper Education, check huntnh.com for a class schedule and locations, or call (603) 271-3212.

Note: There may be a delay of as much as 3 months after taking the Hunter Education course before the information is in the license database. If you have just completed the course, you must get your license at a traditional license agent—not at a Wal-Mart or online— because you’ll have to show your certification card.

New for 2014

Hunter Education courses now cover both firearms and archery. Successful completion of either the classroom-based course or the online course with a field day will allow you to purchase both a firearms and archery hunting license. If you took the course prior to January 1, 2014, you will need to show proof of completion of Hunter and Bowhunter Education courses to be able to purchase both licenses. The rules for purchasing a license have not changed; the curriculums have just been combined into one course. Your certification card will tell you which license or licenses you are able to purchase.

Bowhunter Education-only courses will only be offered until the end of 2014. If you have taken a Hunter Education course and would like to archery hunt, you would need to either take the Bowhunter Education course this year or take the new combined course. If you have questions, call the Hunter Education office at (603) 271-3212.

Help Teach Hunter Ed!

If you’re an experienced hunter, consider joining the ranks of more than 500 outdoor enthusiasts who are certified instructors for N.H.’s Hunter Education program. Hunting knowledge is helpful, of course, but just as important are enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. You’ll enjoy the camaraderie of fellow instructors, an annual banquet, special deals from sporting goods manufacturers, and the satisfaction of helping Fish and Game bring the hunting tradition to a new generation. Training is provided through an instructor certification course that encourages effective educational techniques in a team-teaching environment. Visit huntnh.com and search “hunter ed instructor” for more information and training opportunities, or call (603) 271-3212.

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