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Beginners Weekend Fly-Fishing Programs Offered

CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program is hosting its free “Fly-Fishing A-Z” workshop at two locations this spring. These two-day programs are designed primarily for first-time fly anglers. The program will cover the basics of equipment, fly casting, stream ecology, knot tying, safety, and fish identification. The highlight of this program will be on Sunday when we’ll pull on our waders and head out to a local fishing pond to put new skills to use.

Participants are required to attend both days of this no-cost program. All equipment is provided to the participants and no fishing license is required to participate.

Register online to reserve your spot. The class is open to anyone age 13 or older. Participants age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The class space is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The programs will be held at:

NHFG Headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, Saturday, May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register, visit: https://nhfishandgame.com/EventWeb/Event/EventDetails/2733.

Coleman State Park, Stewartstown, NH, Saturday, June 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration opens on Friday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m., at: https://nhfishandgame.com/EventWeb/Event/AllEvents?EventTypeID=161&ClassActivity=19

Over the past ten years, the Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program has taught thousands of children and adults to be safe, ethical, and successful anglers. The program is federally funded through the Wildlife 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.