Public Hearing Scheduled on NH Bear Permit Changes

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/20 2014 02:46PM

Updated 08/20 2014 02:50PM

Credit: Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife
CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is holding a public hearing on proposed bear hunting permit changes.

A press release says the proposed rule change would increase the number of bear guide permits issued from 35 to 50.

The public hearing will be held on Monday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the N.H. Fish and Game Department in Concord.

The complete rulemaking notice and initial proposal with original and proposed rule language can be viewed at

Individuals can also send in written comments to (use subject line "Comments on bear guide permit rules"); or write to Executive Director, N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301; or fax to (603)-271-1438. Written comments must be sent in by September 22.

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