- Associated Press - Saturday, March 22, 2014

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are offering a series of outdoor adventure talks in April that will feature fishing, birds of prey and a film festival.

Topics include taking your fly fishing to the next level on April 2, New Hampshire raptors April 10 and an introduction to kayak fishing April 23.

The midweek talks will be held at Fish and Game’s headquarters in Concord. They are free, open to the public and start at 7 p.m. Registration is not required.

The Reel Paddling Film Festival at Concord’s Red River Theatres April 16 will take viewers on a hair-raising ride down the rapids. The film festival is co-sponsored by Fish and Game and Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Tickets can be purchased at the theater and are $10 for students and $12 for others.

The raptor presentation April 10 by Kevin Wall of New Hampshire Audubon will feature live birds of prey. It will teach attendees how to distinguish the state’s different raptor species.

During the Introduction to Kayak Fishing session April 23, kayak instructor Shawn Roche will explain the pros and cons of different kinds of kayaks used for fishing. He will also discuss various fishing accessories for kayaks, including rod holders, fish finders and anchoring systems.