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New Hampshire

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

One of the few places in the eastern states that you can moose hunt

Terrain

Contains mountains from north to south

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Bear
Bear – General 2
WMUs C1, D2, E, F, G, I1, J1, J2
Sep 1, 2022 Nov 30, 2022
Bear
Bear – Baiting Season 1
WMUs A, B, C2, D1, H1, H2, I2, K, L, M
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 28, 2022
Bear
Bear – Baiting Season 2
WMUs C1, D2, E, F, G, I1, J1, J2
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 5, 2022
Bear
Bear – General 1
WMUs A, B, C2, D1, H1, H2, I2, K, L, M
Sep 1, 2022 Nov 8, 2022
Bear
Bear – Dog Season 1
WMUs A, B, C1, C2, D1, D2, E, F, G, H1, I1, I2, J1, J2
Sep 19, 2022 Nov 8, 2022
Coyote
Coyote
No closed season. No limit.
Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Coyote
Coyote – Night Hunting
No limit.
Jan 1, 2023 Mar 31, 2023
Deer
Deer – Archery
WMU B-M
Sep 15, 2022 Dec 15, 2022
Deer
Deer – Archery
WMU A—Note: Archery deer season ends one week early.
Sep 15, 2022 Dec 8, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader
Statewide. See regulations for hunt units and dates.
Oct 29, 2022 Nov 8, 2022
Deer
Deer – Firearms
Closes in WMU A on November 27.
Nov 9, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Duck
Duck – Youth Waterfowl
Sep 24, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Duck
Duck – Northern Zone
See regulations for species limits.
Oct 2, 2022 Nov 30, 2022
Duck
Duck – Inland & River Zone 1
See regulations for species limits.
Oct 4, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Duck
Duck – Coastal Zone 1
See regulations for species limits.
Oct 5, 2022 Oct 11, 2022
Duck
Duck – Coastal Zone 2
See regulations for species limits.
Nov 23, 2022 Jan 14, 2023
Duck
Duck – Inland & River Zone 2
See regulations for species limits.
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Fox
Fox – Gray & Red
No limit.
Sep 1, 2022 Mar 31, 2023
Goose
Goose – Early Canada Goose
Statewide. Daily bag limit of 5.
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Youth Waterfowl
Sep 24, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Northern Snow Goose
Daily bag limit of 25.
Oct 2, 2022 Nov 30, 2022
Goose
Goose – Northern Zone
Canada goose daily bag limit of 2. Brant daily bag limit of 2.
Oct 2, 2022 Nov 30, 2022
Goose
Goose – Inland & River Snow Goose
Daily bag limit of 25.
Oct 4, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Inland & River Zone 1
Canada goose daily bag limit of 2. Brant daily bag limit of 2.
Oct 4, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Goose
Goose – Coastal Snow Goose
Daily bag limit of 25.
Oct 5, 2022 Jan 14, 2023
Goose
Goose – Coastal Zone 1
Canada goose daily bag limit of 2. Brant daily bag limit of 2.
Oct 5, 2022 Oct 11, 2022
Goose
Goose – Inland & River Zone 2
Canada goose daily bag limit of 2. Brant daily bag limit of 2.
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Coastal Zone 2
Canada goose daily bag limit of 2. Brant daily bag limit of 2. Brant closes on 12/24.
Nov 23, 2022 Jan 14, 2023
Grouse
Ruffed Grouse
Daily bag limit of 4.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Moose
Moose – General
Draw permit required.
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Pheasant
Pheasant
Daily bag limit of 2.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Quail Game Type
Bobwhite Quail
Daily bag limit of 4.
Oct 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Rabbit
Rabbit – Cottontail
Units H2, K, L, M. Daily bag limit of 2.
Oct 1, 2022 Jan 31, 2023
Rabbit
Rabbit – Snowshoe Hare
Oct 1, 2022 Mar 31, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Archery 2
WMU B-M
Sep 15, 2022 Dec 15, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Archery 1
WMU A
Sep 15, 2022 Dec 8, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Shotgun
WMUs D2, G, H1, H2, I1, I2, J1, J2, K, L, M
Oct 10, 2022 Oct 16, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Youth
One turkey statewide. Other turkey WMUs H1, H2, J2, K, L or M.
Apr 29, 2023 Apr 30, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Spring
One turkey statewide. Other turkey WMUs H1, H2, J2, K, L or M.
May 1, 2023 May 31, 2023
Upland Bird
Chukar
Daily bag limit of 4.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Upland Bird
Hungarian Partridge
Daily bag limit of 4.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

Hunting GPS Maps

New Hampshire Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer state forests, state parks, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and public property boundaries and ownership names. View trails, […]

Wildlife Management Units

Hunting Layers

NH Private Lands Preview

NH Private Lands

Over 560,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in New Hampshire. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

NH Gov Lands Preview

NH Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 1,200,000 acres in New Hampshire to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

NH Wildlife Mgmt Units Preview

NH Wildlife Mgmt Units

New Hampshire Wildlife Management Units. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

NH Possible Access Preview

NH Possible Access

Possible access lands in New Hampshire, includes timber companies and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.


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