Dan Bergeron, Wildlife: (603) 271-2461
Sue Perry, Licensing: (603) 271-2743
Jay Martin, Public Affairs: (603) 271-3211
June 15, 2020
CONCORD, NH – Hunters with a current New Hampshire hunting license who want the chance to take additional antlerless deer in Wildlife Management Unit L in southeastern New Hampshire during the fall hunting seasons will soon be able to apply for a special permit online. These permits will be issued through an online lottery, and the application period will run July 8-21. Hunters should note the specific details about applying for these permits. Unit L permits are available online only. Alternatively, hunters may purchase a Unit M permit beginning July 22 which is also in the southeastern part of the state.
Unit L Permits:
Unit L permits will be distributed through an online lottery. A two-week application period will open on July 8 at 9:00 a.m. and will be administered online only at nhfishandgame.com. The application period will close on July 21 at midnight. There will be no application fee to enter the lottery. On August 5 applicants will be randomly drawn and notified through email whether or not they were selected. Hunters who are selected may then visit the NHFG licensing site on August 5 beginning at 9:00 a.m. to purchase their Unit L Permit. Lottery winners will have until midnight on Tuesday, September 1, to purchase their permit.
Hunters can visit www.huntnh.com/hunting/deer-ul-permits.html for more details on how to apply for these permits. Up to 2,000 hunters will be allowed to purchase Special Antlerless Deer Permits for Unit L this year. These permits all come with 1 deer tag at a cost of $26. Hunters who enter the online lottery will be notified of their selection status by email on Tuesday, August 5. Those who do not receive an email confirmation should call (603) 271-2743 for more information.
Unit M Permits:
A total of up to 4,000 hunters will be allowed to purchase Special Antlerless Deer Permits for Unit M. All Unit M permits cost $36 and come with 2 deer tags. Sales for Unit M permits will begin on July 22. Unit M permits may be purchased either online or at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord.
Interested hunters can purchase Unit M permits starting July 22:
- Online at www.nhfishandgame.com;
- Over-the-counter at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord;
- By printing and mailing in an application from the Fish and Game website at www.huntnh.com/hunting/deer-um-permits.html; or
- By calling (603) 271-3422 to request a permit application by mail.
For more information on hunting deer in New Hampshire, visit www.huntnh.com/hunting/deer.html.