CONCORD, N.H. — Interested in learning how to ice fish? Then register for a free ice fishing program with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing program. This program is being offered on Saturday, February 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the North Country Resource Center, 629 Main Street, Lancaster, NH. This program is jointly sponsored by the NH Fish and Game Department and UNH Cooperative Extension 4-H.
Pre-registration is required. To sign up today and reserve your spot, please visit www.fishnh.com/fishing/lets-go-fishing.html and select “View the Current Class Schedule,” then “View Upcoming Events.” (You can find other ice-fishing classes offered around the state, as well!)
Youth ages 8 to 14 are welcome, but must attend with a parent or another adult. Participants should bring warm clothing and a bag lunch. All other materials and fishing equipment will be supplied. No fishing license is required to participant in this program. During the morning, you’ll learn about fishing biology, ice fishing equipment, and ice safety. Then, the class will head out to a top-secret local ice fishing location to test out your new skills!
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.html. The program is federally funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.