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September 25, 2008

Free Hunting Talk in Portsmouth, N.H., September 30:
Sea Duck and Diver Duck Hunting in New Hampshire

          
CONCORD, N.H. -- Find out everything you need to know about hunting sea ducks and diver ducks in New Hampshire at a free talk on Tuesday, September 30, 2008, at 7 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, N.H.  No pre-registration is needed -- just show up and enjoy!  The session is the last in the 2008 series of fall hunting talks by local experts presented by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.

The talk, "Sea Ducks and Diver Ducks," features Ray Jackson of Buck Gardner Calls.   Jackson is an avid waterfowl hunter and is the New England Regional Pro-Staff Director for Buck Gardner Calls. He is also on the Pro-staff for Tanglefree decoys, decoy line and hunting accessories. Ray has pursued waterfowl for more than 30 years and enjoys introducing new hunters and children to waterfowl hunting.

"I look forward to showing you how much fun and rewarding waterfowl hunting can be!" said Jackson. 

During the session, Jackson will explain several different methods of hunting these fast-flying ducks, including the equipment needed, decoys, bird identification, safety and game preparation.

To learn more about waterfowl hunting season dates and details in New Hampshire, visit www.HuntNH.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_waterfowl.htm.

More information on hunting in New Hampshire and online sales of hunting licenses and permits, at www.HuntNH.com/Hunting/hunting.htm.

Directions to the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, N.H:  From I-95, Take exit 5 into Portsmouth Traffic Circle, then take Route 1 Bypass to Route 1 (Lafayette Road). Continue 2.5 miles through a series of 5 traffic lights; at the next stoplight (near Market Basket) turn left onto Elwyn Road. Take the first left (about 500 feet) into the Urban Forestry Center. From Route 4, travel east, across the General Sullivan Bridge, and take the Spaulding Turnpike south, past Pease International Tradeport; bear left into the Portsmouth Traffic Circle. Follow directions from Circle.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.  Visit www.HuntNH.com.

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