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Lisa Collins: (603) 271-3212
Cindy Smith:  (603) 436-3769
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
January 6, 2012

Free Ice Fishing Class Offered in Greenland, N.H.

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 Sunday, January 22, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Greenland Central School, 70 Post Road.

Reserve your spot online at www.greenlandrec.com.  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 class is open to anyone; however, those 16 and under should be accompanied by an adult. 

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 group will head out to the local lake and put their 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.

Sport Fish Restoration ProgramThe Let's Go Fishing” program is federally funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program, supported by your purchase of fishing tackle and motorboat fuels. Learn more at www.wildnh.com/SFWR_program/sfwr_program.htm.

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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