Karina Walsh: 603-271-3212;
Sherri Sargent: (603) 787-6096
January 15, 2013
Free Ice Fishing Class in Haverhill, N.H.
CONCORD, N.H. – Looking for something to do that the whole family can enjoy this winter and won't break the bank? Join instructors from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program and the Haverhill Recreation Department for a three-part ice fishing class on Wednesdays, January 30 and February 6, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, February 9, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Reserve your spot by contacting the recreation department at 603-787-6096. The class is free, and registration is first-come, first-served. The class is open to anyone, however, those 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All equipment and materials will be provided. You do not need to have a fishing license to participate.
The January 30 and February 6 classes will be spent at the Robert E. Clifford Memorial Building, 65 Court Street, Woodsville, N.H., learning about ice fishing equipment, safety and practices, as well as some winter ecology of lakes and ponds. On Saturday, February 9, 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 http://www.FishNH.com.
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