Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
Kathi Hurst or Linda Boucher: (603) 271-3422
December 9, 2005
WILD Gifts for the Hunter or Angler
CONCORD, N.H. -- Looking for something WILD to give that hunter, angler or outdoor enthusiast on your list? Make a hit this year by giving a gift certificate for a fishing or hunting license good for all next year, or choose another wildlife gift from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. You'll find lots of great gifts to choose from, and your purchase supports wildlife education and management in the Granite State.
Click here to check out the WILD wares and print an order form to mail in, or stop by Fish and Game headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Here are some WILD gift ideas to try:
Give your favorite hunter or angler a year of outdoor adventure with a gift certificate for a 2006 fishing or hunting license. For residents, a fishing license is $35 for the year; a hunting license is $24.50; and a combination hunting/fishing license is $48.50. All are good from January 1 through December 31, 2006. Click here to print out a gift certificate order form, or buy a gift certificate at Fish and Game headquarters. Redeemable at any N.H. license agent.
Got someone on your list you'd like to send fishing for a day? For just $10, get a gift certificate for a one-day resident fishing license (new for 2006). Get them hooked on fishing!
A gift subscription to New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine is a great way to keep up with New Hampshire's wildlife and outdoor interests. Fish and Game's full-color glossy magazine is loaded with wildlife photography, "how-to" tips and feature stories about New Hampshire wildlife, hunting and fishing. Six issues/year, $12; two-year gift subscription, $20.
Who can resist tee-shirts featuring bald eagles
($10), striped bass ($10), or bugs of New Hampshire (kids'
sizes, $8)? Popular "Brake for Moose" sweatshirts are
Limited-edition art print, "Something's Bruin" by wildlife artist Victor E. Young, features a black bear and two cubs ambling over a stone wall in the New Hampshire countryside, $65.
Anglers will love the classic New Hampshire fishing video, LAKERS AND LANDLOCKS: Secrets of Fishing for Lake Trout and Landlocked Salmon. Fish and Game biologist Don Miller and noted guide Rick Forge team up to reveal secrets to catching more fish, $17.95.
Learn to Cook WILD with a 200-page cookbook featuring more than 300 delicious recipes for freshwater fish, game, seafood and vegetables, plus trail food and camp cuisine, $10.95.
Great stocking stuffers from Fish and Game:
- Outsmart Field Guide,
$3 -- a pocket guide to first aid, survival and outback skills.
- Waterproof Book of Fishing Knots,
$6.95 -- Perfect remedy for the "one that got away."
- N.H. waterfowl note cards, $7.50 -- Includes five
- Trout Ponds of New Hampshire, $16.95
-- Directions, depth maps and more for 85 New Hampshire trout ponds.
By Paul VanderWende.
- Handsome, gold-rimmed coffee mugs featuring moose
or black bear, $10.
- New Hampshire Wildlife Viewing Guide, $5 -- Where and when to see wildlife in the Granite State, 96 pages. By wildlife educator Judy Silverberg.
Go ahead -- go WILD with your holiday shopping this year, and show your support for conserving New Hampshire's wildlife and habitats. For pictures of the merchandise described above, printable order forms and more, click here.
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