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      Karina Walsh: (603) 271-3212
      Cindy Smith:  (603) 436-3769
      January 19, 2010


Free Ice Fishing Class Offered in Greenland January 24, 2010

CONCORD, N.H. – Experience a time-honored New Hampshire tradition by joining the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program and the Greenland Recreation Department on an ice fishing adventure!  A free ice fishing class will be held on Sunday, January 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Greenland Central School, 70 Post Road, in Greenland, N.H.

The class is free, and registration is first-come, first-served.  Reserve your spot by contacting Cindy Smith at (603) 436-3769. 

The class is open to anyone; however, it is recommended that participants age 16 and under be accompanied by an adult.  All equipment and materials will be provided.  You do not need to have a fishing license to participate.

The morning will be spent at the Greenland Central School, learning about equipment, safety, knot tying, fish identification, and basic winter ecology. In the afternoon, the class will head out to the local lake and put your newly learned skills to the test!

New Hampshire Fish and Game’s “Let's Go Fishing” program has taught thousands of children and adults to be safe, ethical and successful anglers. Find out more at www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/lets_go_fishing_class_schedule.htm.  The program is federally funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department works to conserve, manage and protect the state's fish and wildlife and their habitats, as well as providing the public with opportunities to use and appreciate these resources. Visit www.FishNH.com.

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