NEW HAMPSHIRE FISHING LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Wondering why each state has a different set of fishing regulations? Fishing regulations help to preserve the unique fish populations in each state while protecting the sport of fishing for future generations. Before you plan a fishing trip, check the current set of fishing laws or regulations to find out about the specific size limits, bag limits, seasons, methods, and waterway specific rules that are in place.
IT’S NOT A FEE, IT’S A CONTRIBUTION
Your fishing license purchase helps to protect and preserve the sport of fishing for years to come. The fees collected from New Hampshire fishing licenses go toward fishery management, habitat development, endangered species programs, and conservation education.
NEW HAMPSHIRE FISHING LICENSE INFORMATION
You can buy your New Hampshire fishing license online quickly or in person from a fish and game license agent. There are different fishing license fees for residents and non-residents, so check the license descriptions before you make your purchase. State residents can also apply for a lifetime fishing license, which can save time and money over the long-term. All anglers aged 16 and older are required to have a fishing license. You can buy an annual, 1-day, 3-day, and 7-day fishing license.