Fishing in New Hampshire

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Top Fishing Spots in New Hampshire

Lake Winnipesaukee
Lake Winnipesaukee offers wonderful views of the mountains and plenty of space to fish, bike, swim and picnic with the family. Expect to catch trout, perch, smelt.
Newfound Lake
Come for the lake trout, stay for the small-town charm in nearby Concord, N.H.
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 can be found predominantly in the southern states of U.S.
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
The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

New Hampshire Fishing Tips And Information

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

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

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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River Fishing

River Fishing

Get river fishing tips, freshwater fishing techniques and more to help you catch more fish

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