Karina Walsh: 603-271-3212
Krissy Flythe: 603-448-5121
January 7, 2013
Free Ice Fishing Class Offered at Lebanon, NH, Recreation Department
CONCORD, N.H. –Are you looking for a new outdoor activity for those long winter months? How about ice fishing! The Lebanon Recreation Department and instructors from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program will present a three-session program in Lebanon on Tuesdays, January 15 and 22, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The class is open to anyone, however, those 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Register online at https://webtrac.lebcity.com. Or call the Recreation Department at (603) 448-5121. The class is free, and registration is first-come, first-served. All equipment and materials will be provided. You do not need to have a fishing license to participate.
The first two classes will be spent at the Lebanon Opera House at 51 North Park Street, learning about ice fishing equipment, safety and practices, as well as some winter ecology of lakes and ponds. On January 26, you will head out to a local pond and put your newly learned skills to the test!
New Hampshire Fish and Game’s “Let's Go Fishing” program has taught thousands of children and adults to be safe, ethical and successful anglers. Find out more at fishnh.com/Fishing/lets_go_fishing_class_schedule.htm. The program is federally funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works to conserve, manage and protect the state's fish and wildlife and their habitats, as well as providing the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources. Visit FishNH.com.
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