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December 13, 2012



Become an Outdoors Woman this winter with one-day workshop

CONCORD — Registration opens Jan. 7 for the 2013 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter Workshop, a one-day program where women can learn outdoor skills to enjoy during the winter months.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, (snow date Sunday, Feb. 17), at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness.

A fee of $55 covers the workshop, lunch and most equipment use. Participants must be at least 18 years old. New Hampshire BOW programs are co-sponsored by N.H. Fish and Game and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation.

A brochure describing the workshop (not the registration form) is available now at If you are interested in attending, sign up soon after registration opens on Jan. 7. The application will be posted at BOW workshops often fill up quickly.

Winter BOW participants choose a single activity to explore during the daylong workshop. They can learn how to ice fish, explore winter outdoor survival skills, track wildlife on snowshoes, try snowmobiling (beginners only) or experience the popular ‘Shoe and Shoot class, which is woodland target shooting on snowshoes.

The New Hampshire Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit group that advocates for the promotion and protection of hunting, fishing and trapping, as well as the conservation of fish and wildlife habitat. Visit

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit

Women, learn how to tie flies

CONCORD — Women who love fly-fishing and want to learn a new winter hobby can now sign up for a fly-tying course with master fly tiers Jim and Kris Riccardi.

The N.H. Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program are teaming up to offer the course, which will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 23 through Feb. 20, 2013, at the Bow Fire and Rescue Facility, 2 Knox Road.

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