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May 12, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. – Have you ever caught a crappie?  If not, it’s time to get in on the nonstop action. You’ll find some tips and tricks for catching this schooling game fish, which is fun on the rod and tasty in the pan, in the latest issue of New Hampshire Wildlife Journal magazine (May/June 2017).


Anglers will also enjoy reading about the caddisfly, considered by many to be the favorite fly of New Hampshire trout fishermen. In its various stages, this insect makes up about half of a trout’s diet.


In this issue, you’ll also meet college students getting real-world experience assisting with Fish and Game research.


Regular columns showcase the bald eagle, whose wingspan can reach eight feet across!  New Hampshire’s bald eagle population is soaring, with 56 territorial pairs recorded in 2016.


Wild Ways looks at the path the iconic Appalachian Trail takes as it traverses the Granite State (New Hampshire is home to 161 miles of the trail, with many opportunities for day hikers). In Conservation News, Carter Heath, President of the Capital Region Strutters, writes a lively account of a successful mentored wild turkey hunt. And the ever-popular Warden’s Watch brings you a fresh batch of stories from Fish and Game Conservation Officers.


Not a subscriber to New Hampshire Wildlife Journal? The magazine is published 6 times a year by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Subscriptions are just $12 for one year -- that’s 40% off the cover price -- or $20 for two years. A great gift idea!


Don’t Miss an Issue:  Subscribe online or by mail at  Limited quantities of past issues are also available for purchase.


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