NH: Get ‘er done! Moose Lottery Deadline is May 27, 2011

CONCORD, N.H. — If you want to have a chance to hunt moose in
New Hampshire this fall, be sure to get your application in for the
2011 New Hampshire Moose Hunt Lottery by Friday, May 27, 2011!
That’s the deadline to enter to win one of 395 New Hampshire moose
hunting permits.

It’s easy to enter the moose lottery: just go to
http://www.huntnh.com (where you can apply online or print out a
mail-in application), or pick up a moose hunt lottery application
from any fish and game license agent. The entry fee is $15 for New
Hampshire residents and $25 for nonresidents (nonrefundable).

Moose hunt lottery applications submitted by mail must be
postmarked no later than midnight, May 27, 2011, to be eligible for
the lottery. Each year, some applications are turned away because
people miss the postmark deadline date. If submitting a paper
application by mail on May 27, deliver it to the post office and
see if it can be postmarked while you are there; just dropping it
in a mailbox does not ensure that it will be postmarked by the May
27 deadline.

Each applicant can enter the moose hunt lottery once each year.
A bonus point system improves the chances for unsuccessful
applicants who apply each consecutive year. (Don’t miss a year, or
you’ll lose your points!) You do not need to have a current hunting
license to enter the lottery.

Whether you’re applying online or with a paper application,
don’t wait until the last minute to apply! To minimize the chance
of an error, applicants are encouraged to apply online at
http://www.huntnh.com.

If you are submitting a paper application, allow yourself a
little extra time in case your application is incomplete or not
filled out properly. If this happens before the deadline, your
application will be returned and, if there’s time, you can correct
and resubmit. Every year Fish and Game gets a few last-minute paper
applications that cannot be corrected in time, as well as calls
from disappointed folks who waited until the last minute to apply
online and missed the deadline because of a computer glitch.

So enter the lottery today for a chance to take part in the New
Hampshire moose hunt, truly the adventure of a lifetime. The moose
season runs from October 15 to 23, 2011 (by permit only).

For more information on moose hunting in New Hampshire,
including a gallery of successful hunts from previous years, visit
http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_moose.htm.

 

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