New Hampshire Seeks Hunters’ Input

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing April 2 on proposed rules regarding wildlife and hunting and fishing guides.

The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.

The proposed changes to the Fish and Game wildlife rules would affect information reported by moose hunters, certain trapping requirements, deer pre-damage and depredation permits, baiting permit issuance on the Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Forest, and youth pheasant hunting events at sporting clubs.

Additional proposed rules being considered at the same hearing would affect licensed New Hampshire hunting guides and persons wanting to become a licensed guide.

The complete rulemaking notices, with original and proposed rule language, can be viewed at http://www.wildnh.com/Legislative/Notices_summary.htm.

Written comments must be received by April 9. Send to: comments@wildlife.nh.gov (use subject line “Comments on Wildlife/Guide Rules”); or write to Executive Director, N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301; or fax to 603-271-1438.

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