Mark Beauchesne: (603) 271-3211
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
February 5, 2013
Visit Fish and Game at the Farm & Forest Expo, Meredith Derby
CONCORD, N.H. -- Outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to stop by and say hello to New Hampshire Fish and Game Department staff at two outdoor events coming up this weekend:
The New Hampshire Farm & Forest Exposition takes place on Friday and Saturday, February 8-9, 2013, at the Radisson Hotel/Center of New Hampshire (700 Elm Street) in Manchester, N.H. "New Hampshire's Greatest Winter Fair" offers commercial exhibits, educational sessions, student and exhibitor demonstrations, animals, an auction and activities for all ages. Stop by the N.H. Fish and Game booth to enjoy the wildlife display and learn how to make connections with wildlife in your own backyard. For information and directions, visit: nhfarmandforestexpo.org.
The Great Meredith Rotary Ice Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10, 2013. The club is providing all cash prizes this year. A grand prize winning fish (white perch, yellow perch, cusk, lake trout, pickerel, black crappie or rainbow trout) can be caught in any fresh water open to the public. As part of the event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at Derby headquarters in Meredith, Fish and Game's "Let's Go Fishing" Program will present free hands-on sessions for children and their parents on the basics of ice fishing. N.H. Fish and Game fisheries biologists Don Miller and John Viar will also be on hand to collect valuable fish data at the derby weigh-in. Visit meredithrotary.com.
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