Lake Trout No-Harvest Slot Limits Helping Produce More Larger Fish in Downeast Lakes

By Regional Fisheries Biologist Gregory Burr For years, many of the famed trophy lake trout (also known as “togue”) waters Downeast languished in small fish obscurity.  Lakes like West Grand, West Musquash, Tunk, Branch and the current lake trout state record holder, Beech Hill Pond, all at one time in the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s and […]

Apr 11th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Discover WILD New Hampshire Day Is Next Saturday, April 20

CONTACT: Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-6355 Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211 April 11, 2019 CONCORD, NH — Discover WILD New Hampshire Day, celebrating 30 years of connecting you with life outdoors, is next Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Fish and Game Department at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, […]

Apr 11th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Trout Season Is Coming to New Hampshire’s Managed Waterbodies

CONTACT: Dianne Timmins: (603) 788-3164 Jason Smith: (603) 271-2501 Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211 April 11, 2019 CONCORD, NH – You can fish in many of New Hampshire’s managed trout ponds starting on the fourth Saturday in April, and this year’s opening day is April 27. These waters include designated trout ponds, fly-fishing-only ponds, and those […]

Apr 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Maryland Sunday Hunting Bills Sent to Governor

Three Maryland bills that will open Sunday hunting on private property in Dorchester County during deer seasons will head to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk for his signature. The Sportsmen’s Alliance and our Maryland members strongly support the opening of Sunday hunting on all private property and call on Gov. Hogan to sign all three bills. […]

Apr 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

No More Delays: Rhino Poachers Sentenced

After almost a decade of delays in court, three rhino poachers were officially sentenced by a court in South Africa this March. In August 2009, several park game rangers set up a roadblock after hearing gunshots. Shortly after, three men were stopped, and promptly arrested, after the rangers and Anti-Poaching Unit found a rifle, two […]

Tree Marking for Wildlife Management

By Lands Management Biologist Eric Hoar Inland Fisheries and Wildlife manages for all wildlife, both game and non-game species.  One of the tools the Lands Program employs to create or enhance wildlife habitat is timber harvesting. Among other things, harvesting can be used to create young forest for the benefit of species such as grouse, […]

Apr 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Register Now For a Free Talk on the History of Forests and Habitat in Southwestern New Hampshire

CONTACT: Thomas Brightman, NHFG: (603)-271-5860 Jay Martin, NHFG: (603) 271-3211 April 10, 2019 KEENE, NH — Join New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and its partners for an evening of presentations and conversations about the history of forests in southwestern New Hampshire, the birds and animals that live in them, and what landowners can do […]

Apr 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Free Outdoor Adventure Talk: Fly Fishing New Hampshire’s Remote Waters

CONTACT: Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-6355 Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211 April 10, 2019 CONCORD, NH – Learn how to fish the Granite State’s remote waters at a free talk being offered at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive in Concord, NH. Hear about how to […]

Apr 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Volunteers Needed: Observe and Report Reptile and Amphibian Sightings

CONTACT: Melissa Doperalski: (603) 271-1738 Wildlife Division: (603) 271-2461 April 8, 2019 CONCORD, NH – While you’re outdoors spending time in New Hampshire’s woods and wetlands this year, keep an eye out for reptiles and amphibians. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department collects information on these sightings to help monitor the state’s reptile and […]

Apr 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Help Keep Wildlife Wild — Leave Young Animals Alone

CONTACT: Dan Bergeron: (603) 271-2461Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211 April 8, 2019 CONCORD, NH — With the arrival of spring, many species of wildlife are giving birth to their young. Seeing young wildlife can be exciting, but in most cases, even if it appears abandoned, the mother is not far off. If you encounter young wildlife, […]


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