SANTA FE – The deadline to apply for 2016-2017 bear and turkey permits is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10. Draw results will be available Feb. 24. Successful applicants must purchase a bear or turkey license and applicable stamps after April 1.

Hunters can apply online, by telephone or in person at Game and Fish Department area offices. Turkey hunters are reminded to submit harvest reports from last season’s hunt by Feb. 15 to avoid paying an $8 late fee.
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Apply now for the 2016 Maine Moose Permit Lottery

Posted February 9, 2016 By NewsEngine

Hunters who dream about the hunt of a lifetime will be happy to know that Maine moose permit online application process is now open, as the 2016 Moose Permit Lottery is accepting applications.

The online application process is fast and simple and you receive instant confirmation that you have successfully entered the lottery. To apply, please visit https://www5.informe.org/online/moose/. The deadline for online applications is 11:59pm on May 16, 2016.

Paper applications are available by contacting the Department at (207) 287-8000 or from our website at http://www.maine.gov/ifw/licenses_permits/pdfs/2016moose.pdf. Completed paper applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2016 or delivered to 284 State St., Augusta, Maine by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2016.
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Introductory Fly Tying Course Offered in Concord

Posted February 9, 2016 By NewsEngine

CONCORD, N.H. — Interested in learning the art of fly tying? The NH Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program is offering a five-week introductory fly tying course on Wednesday evenings in March (March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30). To sign up, email the program at aquatic-ed@wildlife.nh.gov or call (603) 271-3212. Participants must commit to attending all five sessions. No experience is required. All materials and equipment will be provided. There is no charge for the program.

The course will be instructed by master fly tiers and Let’s Go Fishing instructors Jim and Kris Riccardi and Jessie Tichko. The course will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H.
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