CONCORD, N.H. — Outdoor shows are a great way to beat the winter blues and start planning your 2017 outdoor adventures. Be sure to stop by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department booth at these classic New England winter events:
Rockingham Fishing & Hunting Expo (www.rockinghamexpo.com): Saturday and Sunday, January 7-8, 2017, at SNHU Arena (former Verizon Center), 555 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H. Stop by the N.H. Fish and Game booth to buy your 2017 New Hampshire hunting and fishing licenses and wildlife calendar. Pick up the new freshwater and saltwater fishing digests. The Expo features hunting and fishing seminars and many local and national outdoor products and services. 2017 Barry Conservation Camp brochures will be available.
New England Fishing and Outdoor Expo (www.nefishingexpo.com): Friday-Sunday, January 27-29, 2017, at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough, Massachusetts. The venue is easily accessible from Exit 28 off I-495. See all the latest fishing and outdoor gear and choose from dozens of hunting and fishing seminars presented by top-tier industry leaders. Check out the Hawg Tank and Bass University, with Elite anglers on site. Stop by the NH Fish and Game booth to buy your 2017 New Hampshire fishing and hunting licenses, pick up the new freshwater and saltwater fishing digests for 2017, and get expert advice on where to fish in New Hampshire.
The Greater New England Golf Expo (www.greaternegolfexpo.com): Friday-Saturday, February 11 and 12, 2017, at The Center of NH at the Manchester Radisson Hotel (700 Elm Street). Fish and Game staff will be on hand to provide information about fishing opportunities statewide. Come talk fishing with Fish and Game Promotions Coordinator Mark Beauchesne! Browse golf-related exhibits and interactive displays. Enjoy fly-tying demonstrations both days.
New Hampshire Farm & Forest Exposition (www.nhfarmandforestexpo.org): Friday and Saturday, February 17-18, 2017, at The Center of NH at the Manchester Radisson Hotel (700 Elm Street). Billed as “New Hampshire’s Greatest Winter Fair,” this family-friendly event offers commercial exhibits, seminars, demonstrations, animals, an auction and activities for all ages. Find unique New Hampshire-made products. Stop by the N.H. Fish and Game booth to enjoy our wildlife exhibit and learn how Fish and Game can help connect your family to life outdoors.
Springfield Sportsmen’s Show (www.osegsportsmens.com): Friday-Sunday, February 24-26, 2017, at the Eastern States Exposition (Home of the Big E), 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, Mass. Considered the largest “pure” sportsmen’s show in the Northeast, this show includes the best of hunting, fishing, boating and adventure recreation the outdoor world has to offer. Stop by the NH Fish and Game booth to buy your 2017 New Hampshire fishing and hunting licenses and get expert advice on where to fish and hunt in New Hampshire.
NH Camping & RV Show (www.ucampnh.com/camping-rv-show): Friday-Sunday, March 24-26, 2017, at NH Sportsplex, 68 Technology Drive, Bedford, NH. New Hampshire’s largest camping and RV show features the latest RVs, trailers, pop-ups, tents and camping equipment. Visit with more than 50 campground owners/managers from New Hampshire and neighboring states to make your reservations for next summer. The show has fun activities for the entire family in a beautiful indoor setting. Stop by the Fish and Game booth to talk about fishing at your favorite camping destinations!