Fishing in New Hampshire

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Top Fishing Spots in New Hampshire

Mine Falls Park
The Nashua River runs along Mine Falls Park and offers good fishing and boating for families. The river is home to crappie, bluegill, and more.
Pawtuckaway State Park
Whether from shore or by boat, families have the opportunity to catch a wide variety of fish species.
Piscataquog River Park
Running through Manchester, the Piscataquog River offers many boating and fishing opportunities along its shore.
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Common Catches in New Hampshire

American Shad
American Shad
The American shad is highly regarded as a game fish and its white, flaky flesh supports a considerable commercial fishery.
Black Sea Bass
Black Sea Bass
Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.
Bluefish
Bluefish
Anglers can sniff out bluefish by their smell, which is something like fresh cucumbers.
Brown Trout
Brown Trout
The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.

Types of Fishing in New Hampshire

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Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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Streams & Rivers

River & stream fishing means knowing where the water is moving, and how fish behave in it.

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