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Bob Harris

Former Weare Free Press writer Bob Harris joins the GRA
Weekly column "Outdoors & Free" begins next week

GOFFSTOWN, 01-Nov-06:  Local resident and former Goffstown News and Weare Free Press columnist Bob Harris opens a new chapter next week, joining the Goffstown Residents Association as a regular weekly columnist.

Beginning Friday, November 10th, Mr. Harris' weekly column entitled "Outdoors & Free" will appear on the GRA website,

Mr. Harris has lived in Goffstown for 40 years with his wife Betty and son Christopher.  He has been a professional outdoors columnist since 1962 (44 years), having started his career in Derry, N.H., writing for the Derry Shoppers World.  His free-lance featured columns, articles and photos have appeared in numerous local, state and regional publications that include the Goffstown News, Goffstown Spirit, The Weare Free Press and the Weare Register to name but a few.

Mr. Harris has also covered subjects on boating, canoeing, camping, environmental/conservation issues and concerns (both state and national), wildlife issues and profiles, sportsmen’s’ issues of local, state and national concerns, hunting, shooting and fishing subjects of fresh and saltwater fishing and fly-fishing.

He is a senior active member of several professional writers groups that include the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA), New England Outdoor Writers Association (NEOWA) and the Outdoor Writers Forum.  He is also a Life Benefactor member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), New Hampshire Firearms Coalition (NHFC), life member of the North American Fishing Club and a member of Crappie Unlimited.

A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Harris served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42) and also at the Jacksonville, Florida Naval Air Station, in Jacksonville, Florida.

Welcome aboard, Bob, from the entire membership of the Goffstown Residents Association!



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