Fly Fishing Workshops Being Offered in NH

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/22 2014 12:22PM

Updated 05/22 2014 12:25PM

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is offering two fly fishing workshops in Stewartstown and Haverhill, N.H. in June.

A press release says  the workshops cover the basics of equipment, fly casting, stream ecology, knot tying, safety and how to find those "hot spots" along New Hampshire's rivers and lakes.

Coleman State Park - Stewartstown, N.H.: The two-day workshop will take place on June 7 - 8, 2014. Registration forms must be received by June 2. To sign up, print out and return the registration form available on the Fish and Game website at Registration forms can also be requested at 603-271-3212 or 

Haverhill, N.H.: The Fish and Game's "Let's Go Fishing" Program is teaming up with the Haverhill Recreation Department to host the fly-fishing course on Saturday, June 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Haverhill Recreation Department. To sign up or get more information, call the Haverhill Recreation Department at (603)-787-6096 and leave a message. 

A press release says sign ups are limited and its based on a first come, first-served basis. The workshops are free and are open to anyone age 13 and older. Anyone 13-16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

When registering, the Fish and Game Department says to specify whether you'll need to borrow equipment as there will be a limited number of rods available for use.

A limited number of rods will be available for use; please indicate on the registration form if you will need to borrow equipment.

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