NH Fish & Game -- National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept 25
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Author:  NHrural [ Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:48 am ]
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National Hunting & Fishing Day Events in Concord and Holderness – September 25, 2010

CONCORD, N.H. – Mark your calendars for this fall's big hunting and fishing event in the Granite State -- National Hunting and Fishing Day -- on September 25, 2010. It's a statewide celebration hosted by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, with presenting sponsor the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of New Hampshire, featuring a Sporting Expo in Concord, shooting and other hands-on activities and demos at Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, and other special events around the state.

Sporting Expo in Concord, N.H. -- The N.H. Fish and Game grounds at 11 Hazen Drive in Concord will be transformed into a giant outdoor sporting expo from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on National Hunting and Fishing Day, September 25, 2010. Admission is free. Under the big tent, visit more than 40 product manufacturer representatives with exhibits, demonstrations and activities for visitors -- a great chance to check out new and established hunting and fishing-related products and services. A demo and display area will feature:

* Archery and air rifle ranges
* Hunting gear and accessories – from guns to decoys to scents and calls
* Pointing dog and retriever demonstrations
* Duck and goose calling lessons and demonstrations
* Taxidermy exhibits
* Fly-tying demonstrations
* Display of state record buck
* "Forever Locked" moose exhibit
* Food concession from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hunting-related Activities and Demos at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H. -- Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center will be open to the public for the National Hunting and Fishing Day event on September 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with a host of hands-on activities and seminars for youth and families. Come check it out – admission is free. Adults can enter a free raffle for two guns donated by Thompson Center Arms and Sturm Ruger (one each). Special activities at Owl Brook (all free) during the event include:

* 3-D archery course
* Video-based interactive shooting simulator
* Ruger pro staff will help you hone your shotgun skills – you can shoot their new guns, too
* Thompson/Center Arms pro staff will be on hand to demonstrate their newest line of muzzleloaders; visitors will have a chance to try them out
* Treestand safety seminar
* Trapping techniques demonstration by a N.H. Trappers Association representative
* Free ice cream donated by Granite State Dairy Promotion
* Free raffle – for two guns

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