News from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
June 11, 2009
Phone: (603) 271-3211
Email: info@wildlife.nh.gov
For information and online licenses, visit http://www.wildnh.com

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CONTACT:                     
Kristen Pare: 603-672-6687 or publisher@kidzruleusa.com                
Mark Beauchesne, NHFG: 603-271-3211
June 11, 2009

Kids Fishing Photo Contest

CONCORD, N.H. - Got a great photo of a kid having fun fishing? Enter it in the 2009 kids fishing photo contest sponsored jointly by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and Kidz Rule USA magazine. The contest is open to children under age 13.  With their parent's permission, children are encouraged to send in their New Hampshire fishing photos. Winning photos may be the child with the biggest smile or the family having the most fun trying to catch a fish!  All entries must be received by September 30, 2009.
   
To enter the contest, kids should email a photo along with: child's name, age, parent/guardian's name, address, phone, species of fish and where the fish was caught (if a fish is pictured), and a brief description of the fishing scene, to editor@kidzruleusa.com or mail to: Kidz Rule USA, PO Box 834, Milford, NH 03055. Your photos may appear in an upcoming issue of Kidz Rule USA. Each child may enter the contest only once. Employees of Kidz Rule USA and its affiliates or the N.H. Fish and Game Department, and members of their immediate families, are not eligible to enter.

For full contest details or more information on how to subscribe to Kidz Rule USA magazine, click to visit www.kidzruleusa.com.
 
One Grand Prize Winner and four First Prize Winners will be announced in Kidz Rule USA magazine.  The grand prize will be a guided New Hampshire fishing trip in spring 2010 for the winner and a parent, which will be filmed for N.H. Fish and Game's MyOutdoors TV, which airs on MyTV (TV Channel 50) on Saturdays at 6:30 a.m. and Mondays at 11:00 p.m. First prizewinners will receive a Wild NH T-shirt and have their photo published on Fish and Game's website, along with possible selection for publication in N.H. Wildlife Journal and other Fish and Game publications, as well as appearing on the pages of Kidz Rule USA magazine and website.

Kidz Rule USA is a monthly family magazine that offers features on sports, outdoors, arts/crafts, party ideas, exercise and health, restaurant/movie/book reviews, facts on animals, as well as articles and photos submitted by local children. The magazine features many games and contests, creating an interactive print and online media resource for children and their families. 

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Fish and Game works to connect families with healthy outdoor recreational activities through community partnerships and programs such as "Let's Go Fishing," Barry Conservation Camp, youth programs at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center and school programs such as Watershed Education and Wonders of Wildlife workshops for schoolchildren.  Visit www.WildNH.com.

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