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Karina Walsh: 603-271-3212
Justin Martin:  603-542-7019
February 1, 2013

Free Ice Fishing Class Offered at Claremont Recreation Department - February 23, 2013

Deerfield brook troutCONCORD, N.H. – Are you looking for a new outdoor activity for these long winter months?  How about ice fishing!  The Claremont Recreation Department and instructors from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program will present a free ice fishing workshop in Claremont on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The class is open to anyone, however, those 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Register online at https://activenet013.active.com/claremontparksandrec or call the Recreation Department at (603) 542-7019.  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 morning will be spent at the Claremont Community Center at 152 South Street, learning about ice fishing equipment, safety and practices, as well as some winter ecology of lakes and ponds.  In the afternoon, you will head out to a local pond and put your newly learned skills to the test!

Sport Fish Restoration ProgramNew 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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