New Hampshire Hunting News

New Hampshire Shotgun Turkey Permits Now Available Online
As of September 1, hunters can now purchase permits online for New Hampshire's first-ever fall shotgun turkey season. The new season is set for October 16-20 in select Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) in the Connecticut River Valley and southwest portions of the state (WMUs D1, D2, G, H1, H2, I1, I2 and K).
No Salmonella in New Hampshire Wild Turkey
Specimens from a second year of monitoring wild turkey droppings collected on New Hampshire dairy farms have once again all tested negative for the presence of Salmonella bacteria.
Moose Lottery Drawing Is Friday, June 23
The annual drawing to select the lucky hunters who will be offered a permit to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall will be held on Friday, June 23, 2006, at 9 a.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord.
Take Hunter Ed this Summer
It's prime time to get in a hunter education class. If you're looking to purchase your first hunting license in New Hampshire, you are required to complete a hunter education course before you can hunt.
2006 Moose Hunt Lottery Closes May 26
Hunters who want to go after moose in New Hampshire this fall should enter the lottery soon. The deadline for the 2006 New Hampshire moose hunt lottery is May 26, and your chances of winning are better than ever because Fish and Game may issue more permits for the hunt this year
Chronic Wasting Disease Not Detected in Deer Population
New Hampshire's deer population once again showed no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), based on monitoring data gathered during the 2005 hunting season. New Hampshire Fish and Game Deer Biologist Kent Gustafson recently received results from a federally certified veterinary diagnostic laboratory which indicate that all the deer tissue samples taken during last fall's hunting season tested negative for CWD.
Moose Lottery Application Deadline
If you want to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, it's time to enter the lottery and try your luck. Applications for the lottery cost just $10 (nonrefundable).
Public Hearings Set for Proposed Hunting Season Rule Changes
Proposed rule changes affecting wildlife and wildlife management in New Hampshire for 2006 and 2007 will be the topic of a series of public hearings being held by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department...
Fresh Tracks Indicate Rare Canada Lynx
Professional trackers have identified the tracks of an endangered Canada lynx in Jefferson, N.H. The trackers made the discovery while working on a New Hampshire Audubon project studying the behavior of wildlife crossing US Route 2 in Jefferson and Randolph.
2006 Moose Lottery
If you want a chance for the adventure of a lifetime hunting moose in New Hampshire this fall, now's the time to get your application in for N.H. Fish and Game's moose hunt lottery.