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Lisa Collins: 603-271-3212
Liza Poinier: 603-271-3211
December 23, 2011

Free Ice Fishing Class Offered at Lebanon Recreation Department in January

CONCORD, N.H. – Are you a lover of cold weather? Are you looking for a new outdoor activity for those long winter months? How about ice fishing! The Lebanon Recreation Department and instructors from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program will be presenting a three-session program in Lebanon on Tuesdays, January 17 and 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The class is open to anyone, however, those 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Register online at https://webtrac.lebcity.com, Code # 37701A. Or call the Recreation Department at (603) 448-5121. The class is free, and registration is first-come, first-served. All equipment and materials will be provided. You do not need to have a fishing license to participate.

The first two classes will be held at the Lebanon Opera House at 51 North Park Street, learning about ice fishing equipment, safety and practices, as well as some winter ecology of lakes and ponds. On January 28, you will head out to a local pond 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.fishnh.com/Fishing/lets_go_fishing.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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