NH Floats Plan to Tax Paddlers

Photo Illustration/NEB
Photo Illustration/NEB

SeacoastOnline: A [New Hampshire] legislative study group is floating the idea of imposing fees on canoes and kayaks in New Hampshire, but some lawmakers say the plan would sink like a stone. The legislative Commission on Fish and Game Department Sustainability is recommending a $10 annual fee for no-motorized vessels.

State Senator Jeff Woodburn of Dalton told WMUR-TV  that the idea is dead on arrival in the Legislature, but state Sen. Bob Odell says lawmakers need to take a serious look at getting people to pay for the services they enjoy outdoors.

Read more about the proposed bill to tax paddling activities in New Hampshire.