We set out to create the most simplified guide to New Hampshire hunting seasons for 2023.
Want to find out season dates, learn about regulations and bag limits, understand license requirements, and get access helpful links?
Then you’ll love the info outlined in today’s guide. Let’s dive right in.
NH has some great hunting and is one of the few states in the northeast where you can moose hunt. Did you know more than 70% of the Granite state's land is under private ownership?
Archery: September 15 - December 15
Muzzleloader: October 30 - November 9
Firearms: November 10 - December 5
Youth Weekend: October 23 - October 24
Fall Archery: September 15 - December 15
Fall Firearms: October 11 - October 17
Spring General Season: May 1 - May 31
Snowshoe Hare and Rabbit: October 1 - March 31
Gray Squirrel: September 1 - January 31
Ruffed Grouse, Quail, Chukar, Hungarian Partridge: October 1 - December 31
Crow: August 15, 2021 - November 30 and March 16 - March 31
Woodcock: October 1 - November 14
See the map below for a breakdown of New Hampshire's hunting zones:
You'll have to check the official site once you know what and where you're hunting.
Purchase Licenses or Permits at : https://www.nhfishandgame.com/
Wearing orange is strongly recommended but not required in NH.
Official State Site: https://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/index.html