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New Hampshire Hunting Seasons

We set out to create the most simplified guide to New Hampshire hunting seasons for 2021-2022.

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.

New Hampshire Hunting Seasons

New Hampshire Hunting Season Dates

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?

New Hampshire Deer Seasons

Archery: September 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Muzzleloader: October 30, 2021 - November 9, 2021

Firearms: November 10, 2021 - December 5, 2021

Youth Weekend: October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021

New Hampshire Wild Turkey Seasons

Fall Archery: September 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021

Fall Firearms: October 11, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Spring General Season: May 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022

New Hampshire Small Game Seasons

Snowshoe Hare and Rabbit: October 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

Gray Squirrel: September 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Ruffed Grouse, Quail, Chukar, Hungarian Partridge: October 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Crow: August 15, 2021 - November 30, 2021 and March 16, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Woodcock: October 1, 2021 - November 14, 2021

New Hampshire Hunting Zones

See the map below for a breakdown of Alabama's hunting zones:

New Hampshire Bag Limits

You'll have to check the official site once you know what and where you're hunting.

New Hampshire Hunting License

Purchase Licenses or Permits at : https://www.nhfishandgame.com/

LicenseResidentNonresident
Hunting/ Freshwater Fishing Combo$56.00$151.00
Hunting$32.00$83.00
Special Deer Archery$26.00$26.00
Muzzleloader$16.00$41.00
Pheasant$31.00$31.00
Bear$16.00$48.00

New Hampshire Hunting Regulations

Wearing orange is strongly recommended but not required in NH.

Helpful Resources

Official State Site: https://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/index.html

FAQs
Can you hunt on Sunday in New Hampshire?

Yes you can hunt on Sundays in NH.

Can you hunt moose in New Hampshire?

Yes, NH offers a moose season in October.

When does hunting season start in New Hampshire?

Deer archery season starts as early as September 15, 2021 in NH.

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