Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
Kathi Hurst or Linda Boucher: (603) 271-3422
December 5, 2006
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? You can't go wrong with the 2007 New Hampshire Fish and Wildlife calendar, just $5, featuring hunting and fishing season dates and amazing wildlife photography. Or watch that outdoorsman or woman on your list smile when they open a gift certificate for a 2007 hunting or fishing license! The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has lots of great gifts, and your purchase helps Fish and Game manage the natural resources we all enjoy.
To check out the WILD wares and print a mail-in order form for merchandise and gift certificates, click here to shop Fish and Game, 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:
The $5 New Hampshire Fish & Wildlife calendar makes a great gift for friends and relatives who fish, hunt and watch wildlife. This unique calendar includes stunning professional wildlife photography and handy season dates, including opening day for New Hampshire's trout ponds, youth hunt weekends, archery and firearms seasons and snowmobile registration deadlines.
Give your favorite hunter or angler a year of outdoor adventure with a gift certificate for a 2007 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, 2007. Gift certificates may be purchased at Fish and Game headquarters in Concord, or click here and on the icon for an order form. Redeemable at any N.H. license agent.
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 wildlife, hunting and fishing New Hampshire. Six issues/year,
$12; two-year gift subscription, $20.
Everyone goes for wildlife tee-shirts featuring bald eagles ($10), striped bass ($10), or bugs of New Hampshire ($8, available only in kids' size 14-16).
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, $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,
$8 -- Perfect remedy for the "one that got away."
- N.H. waterfowl note cards, $7.50 -- Includes
- 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.
- Gift certificates for N.H. conservation "moose" license plates; click here to visit www.mooseplate.com.
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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