September Essentials




Early fall in New Hampshire is a great time to get outside, whether you're fishing a remote river or visiting your local farmers market.

1. Great Bay Rod Co.Many fly-fishing enthusiasts will tell you the cooler and scenic fall days make for the best experience. For a rod made right here in New Hampshire try the Rochester-based Great Bay Rod Co. Visit them online for a complete list of dealers and where to buy.

greatbayflyrods.com

Rods available at:

Opechee Trading Post

13 Opechee St., Laconia

opecheetradingpost.com

(603) 524-0908

North Country Angler

2888 White Mountain Hwy., N. Conway

northcountryangler.com

(603) 356-6000

2. "Stokes Field Guide"The "Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America" is the book of choice for birders of all levels and was created by Don and Lillian Stokes, who maintain a bird sanctuary here in New Hampshire. The latest fall 2010 edition comes with a bonus bird song CD.

"Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America"

Little, Brown & Company, $24.99

stokesbirdingblog.blogspot.com

3. Bailey BagThe Swift bag from Bailey Works is a light and durable bag for day hiking along New Hampshire's gorgeous trails. The bag is designed for the "speedy traveler," so it won't encumber you on the trail. With a waterproof lining you don't have to worry that unexpected rain will ruin your trail guide.

55 Main St., Newmarket

baileyworks.com

(603) 292-6485

4. Just BeSeptember is harvest time and your local farmers market is sure to be bursting with produce. Skip the plastic bags each time and pick up this reusable Be Organic bag from Just Be.

Just Be

62 N. Main St., Concord

justbe.net

(603) 369-3699

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