NH Seeks Ice-Fishing Instructors

New Hampshire Fish & Game’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program is currently seeking new volunteer instructors to take part in ice-fishing programs around the state. All levels of fishing experience are welcomed.

To sign up for a certification training session, print out and return a Let’s Go Fishing Program volunteer application form, which may be found on the Fish & Game website at www.fishnh.com/fishing/documents/lgf-application.pdf. To request a form by mail or email, contact (603) 271-3212 or aquatic-ed@wildlife.nh.gov.

Applications must be received by Friday, January 5, 2018, to reserve your spot in the trainings.

The Let’s Go Fishing Program will hold the one-day training for new instructors on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at N.H. Fish & Game Headquarters, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. All materials and lunch will be provided.

The training will cover teaching techniques and presentation skills, along with ice safety, ethics, fish identification, ecology, fishing regulations, and more. Once instructors have completed the training, there will be an opportunity to take part in programs and join an existing team of volunteer fishing instructors. These programs are offered in partnership with schools, camps, scout groups, and community centers all over the state.