, Derry, New Hampshire


December 26, 2013



New Hampshire BOW programs are co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (, a nonprofit group that advocates for the promotion and protection of hunting, fishing and trapping, as well as the conservation of fish and wildlife habitat.

Online licenses for 2014 are available

CONCORD — New Hampshire fishing and hunting licenses for 2014 are now available for purchase. Licenses are good for the calendar year, from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2014. Purchase online at, at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord, or from any Fish and Game license agent statewide.

For state residents, an annual freshwater fishing license is $35; the basic hunting license is $24.50; and a combination (hunting and freshwater fishing) license is $48.50. For nonresidents, annual freshwater fishing licenses are $53; hunting licenses, $105.50; and the combo license is $143.50.

Residents can buy a one-day freshwater fishing license for $10. Nonresidents can opt for one-, three- or seven-day freshwater fishing licenses. Coastal anglers need an $11 N.H. Saltwater Recreational Fishing License.

Beginning with the 2014 license year, regular hunting and fishing licenses will be computer-generated and printed by the agent on regular paper. For consumers buying from agents, the license-buying transaction will be faster and easier. A $2 transaction fee will be charged per license form.

For more information, and Frequently Asked Questions about the upcoming move to electronic license sales, visit

The new 2014 New Hampshire Freshwater Fishing and Saltwater Fishing digests are available online at, or can be picked up at license agents or at the Fish and Game Department.

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