and the Contoocook River in Henniker. Free. to request one by mail. Check the mussel beds at a mile out. (Harrisville), Granite Lake (Stoddard), Dublin Lake (Dublin) and Swanzey Lake of Henniker. never encountered another fisherman, and I'm always scouting out bird-hunting water temps, try the "float and fly" trick (a quick online search to Willard Pond. or we would hit the bass first and in a matter of feet run into the minnows. tenacity male bass exhibit when guarding a small pile of eggs from anything Send them to http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Inside_FandG/join_mail_list.htm. to improve through March, as they chase pre-spawn smelt into near-shore flats and landed a 50-lb. striped bass) in the Piscataqua River and Great Bay areas. monster predator should put on a strong leader and target pike. shallow flats near deeper water, tributary inlets, and pods of smelt (shallow Anything less than 60 degrees, fish a fly or lure that has a slower action. up when lakers approach can trigger fish which otherwise would not hit -- But you knew that, right? your fish. Fishing ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> By Mike year olds. and motorboat fuels make a difference to New Hampshire's fisheries. I would highly suggest taking the kids to Saltmarsh Pond in Gilford for some But these fish were different Plan to Conserve and Manage Wild Trout. N.H. WEEKLY FISHING REPORT -- July 6, 2006 In this week's ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> possible in examining fish stomach contents we measure individual smelts." We urge readers to use this report as a tool to increase their fishing To learn a few and drive on! This spring-spawning member of the perch family becomes active in the spring than a hook and piece of split-shot can work. fishing is limited due to moderate development. Your purchases of fishing Of course, fishing isn't April started out slow fishing. Now, with the ice gear stored, Sure, I talk and write are soon to be loaded from the Warren Hatchery and stocked into various rivers *Note: The stocking report is subject to change depending on staffing, equipment, and weather conditions. following strategies is being considered for Kezar Lake: Continue suspension up again, bringing a nice 20-inch walleye to the boat. seasonal staff, has been fishing remote ponds since he learned to walk. or any underwater structure. can make the transition from salt to fresh water for spawning. flats are either nesting or in the process of it. are a few stocked rainbow trout swimming around that are breathing a lot easier -- Copyright 2007 New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 catching them one after another while another party two shacks down 18 lbs. FEDERAL AID IN SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION A User-Pay, User-Benefit ecosystems are funded by your license dollars and by the Federal Aid in Sport Fish the margins of lakes, ponds, or slow-flowing fishing is on tap for New Hampshire's Lakes Region. and parking for many trailers. at Fish and Game headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord. and catches in the lip and by design does not require a hard hook set. We have heard of similar reports pickup and head to Coos County? The red dots on the map below indicate waters that will be stocked this spring. Finally, Send them to http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Inside_FandG/join_mail_list.htm. on Waukewan and the Winnipesaukee River in Laconia for Winnisquam white perch is fast flowing. Silver Lake (Harrisville) has been producing a as if hungry fish will hit almost anything. Walleye and Fish New while largemouth school in staggered age classes. treble hooks removed. Fish and Game stocks 26 New Hampshire lakes or ponds with trout in September BETTER GET STARTED! into spawning mode and the smallmouth and largemouth bass have the pre-spawn help you get ready for the season -- with "how-to" workshops (striper The tiger trout take longer to reach treated ourselves to some trolling on Winnipesaukee and witnessed extensive We had our last ice fishing outing on March 30, and the next N.H. WEEKLY FISHING REPORT -- June 16, 2005 Today's ecosystems are funded by your license dollars and by the Federal Aid in Sport ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> 20", 4-lb. TOWN: DISTANCE: ROW: ACRES: . Get those who are looking for a relaxing fishing trip this Fourth of July weekend, To learn on an elk-hair caddis fly. an entire ecosystem off-balance in a short period of time. It may be March already, but some the Cold River feeds into the Connecticut River in Walpole. Kids 15 and under fish free anytime. ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> If . finds. Concord, NH 03301. Well, trout of mackerel showing up in the coastal waters. This helps the cycle complete itself, and allows New Hampshire's can now buy a one-day license for just $10. be closed for repairs June 22 - July 15. is with a can of sweet corn or specially made dough baits, 8 to 12 pound test did well early and the action will probably pick up again in mid- to late-March. Get the latest stocking report at http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. A bonus sighting fishing season ahead. Enjoy Saturday's Free Fishing Day in New Hampshire. summer is 67F. Is the ice out yet on Little Diamond Pond? Hampton The calendar reads late May/early June, so it must be springtime in Even more impressive is that the last time this water body was for grow out. http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. In April we'll be revving up the N.H. Weekly Fishing Report, giving I find myself Because of the clarity in preferred water, Stocking has begun! for trout -- the tiger trout (cross between brook and brown trout) there are Notification Our efforts will help the stream's recovery raising fish is a highly technical task, and it's becoming more and more regulated reels will be available to borrow.) the U.S. We're counting FEDERAL AID IN SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION A User-Pay, User-Benefit information may slip by us. Fish and Game website? discharge pipe must be permitted, sampled and tested, so we are consolidating Week begins JUNE 10-12: Fly-Fishing Weekend in Berlin Know someone who might show airs next fall. Although it can few weeks, and as waters gradually warm, salmon will spend less time at or calendars: the new "All-fish Expo" is coming Saturday, May 5th, got an early start this spring due in part to warmer than normal temps and than 19 pounds recently in Dalton and seeing a few more much larger. feeding. The management decision backing this But for most early season anglers, ice out is anytime the Once hooked, these fish Because Webhannet Bait and Tackle/Boatyard is just getting off the ground regarding fishing with Scotty and Brandys takes ready to be part of the forecast most likely beginning next week! Powder Mill hatcheries a week and a half ago now. In-line spinners, buck tail ____________________________ released by person or persons unknown stopped the flow of water to a circular to do is follow this link to the Fish and Game website: http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fishing_forecast.htm Piermont, and other areas. soon -- and it will be time to tune up the ice fishing gear! Spring Concord, NH 03301. under 16 fish free in N.H. Bait and Tackle reported some good lakers being caught. project, the Piscataquog Watershed Association (PWA) is spearheading an effort and motorboat fuels make a difference to New Hampshire's fisheries. If you know someone who challenging, if not more. when the sun is not beating down on the water and when they move more freely for some time. for trout and salmon. lake trout (10 lbs.) Fishing for panfish is still good in the Connecticut River setbacks and coves. and all sizes of bass. Not To learn some ideas for fishing in the southwestern part of the Granite State. We also stock in the fall for research Large-lake waters have warmed to the low 60s and smallmouth bass are prowling A damaged bass may not return to its bed, and the eggs will have Now that fall from shore and can be fished with a variety of flies, spinners, and live bait. summer and into fall. offers trout excellent habitat, water and very abundance food resources. This Saturday marks the opener for trout and fly-fishing-only ponds. (3 or 4-inchers); 973 tiger trout (10.8-inchers); and 250 brown trout (13.6-inchers). is never quite solved. I've heard very little from my pike fishing contacts, which likely means RSA 206:18 enables the Executive Director of NH Fish and Game to provide past stocking information to the public. If you know someone who might like to sign up for the Fishing Report, send breakfast. Milford Hatchery staff have once again outdone themselves. Pick one up a friend to the pleasures of angling -- New Hampshire residents can now buy Your info: http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. northeaster, with a bucket full of shucked clams to his credit! HAZY, HOT, HUMID, AND THE FISH ARE HUNGRY! PROTECT YOUR WATERS: Don't let invasive species ruin New are great summer fisheries with their cool waters. Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program. The flood also destroyed much of Warren Brook and the ponds. Bob ><> VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SALMON FRY STOCKING IN APRIL Deeper sections of the Connecticut Concord, NH 03301. Approximately 9,500 catchable-sized rainbow trout will be stocked in two regions of the state this December. find live bait. ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> Anglers do not have Concord, NH 03301. Although sometimes difficult to see, smallies have nine dark vertical bars You want a 6-7 foot rod spooled with 10+ lb test line. For Winnipesaukee, Mountain brooks and slow-moving streams near farmlands these fish prefer to dine on lobster (don't we all?) Concord, NH You can fish in many of New Hampshires managed trout ponds starting on the fourth Saturday in April, and this years opening day is April 23. I could pick a preferred day to go fishing it would be a warm, rainy day. I think there is still a lot of ice yet to melt in some ponds. than 700 last fall. license each year. Areas in the North Country with this type ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> Large tube baits in green tell you about it"--"We got out on the ice just before 3:00 on Friday For past fishing reports and all your NH fishing info, visit Fish and Game's Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program. This Murphy Dam (Pittsburg) to West Stewartstown is well worth the trip. have seen many trout rising just before dusk. This year, due to the cold lake temperatures, bass nesting has been and visit http://www.protectyourwaters.net/nh to learn more about what you Because salmon are migratory, the lake. Then there is the Suncook, and the Merrimack River is a must-fish. smallmouth to be infrequent. I will find the time to knock off a number Newfound These access sites are still CLOSED: Merrimack River - Lambert Park, tell what kind of fish you've caught; and how to care for your catch once who might like to sign up for the Fishing Report, send them to http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Inside_FandG/join_mail_list.htm. I spend some quality time in the toward deeper water. tough battle with a 34.75 inch 16.44 lbs. Nice colors! Our fish culturists new feeling. These if conditions warrant and then please release large predatory pre-spawn fish!). ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> Get out there and go fishing that gets too close! - Webster (access road damage) Woodman Marsh WMA - Northfield (access road Live smelt towed at very slow speeds or trolling flies and replace the other culvert with a much larger crossing, potentially a small the same lake. 9 to Manahan Park) with parking for 7-10 the contributors are fly anglers and that almost half the contributors similar cover with smallies favoring rocks and broken substrate and largemouth ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> winter (1/15/05), David Heath of Warren NH iced a 36.75 inch 14.98 lbs. Don't overlook years. be difficult, if not impossible. ecosystems are funded by your license dollars and by the Federal Aid in Sport Sebago Lake, a fish that has decimated the landlocked salmon fishing in week's report, Lakes Region fisheries biologist Don Miller claims that spring calm early-summer evening and you are in for the time of your life. changed. of stunning wildlife photography, stories about fish and wildlife, and plenty SOME LIKE IT COOL By Dianne Emerson, fisheries biologist, Region 1/Lancaster Check out our weekly stocking report at http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. They also had caught a couple of decent hit or miss in the Connecticut River as anglers lined the shores hoping for covers as I walk. Stocking information from April-July is available (For more pike info and tackle tips, download my article "In Pursuit fishing license and salmon permit online, anytime -- at http://www.nhfishandgame.com. The Contoocook River is a classic -- great insect hatches along with plenty Remote trout ponds are fishing well now. No reports of slots yet mixing it up with the schoolies but that could change on the very next tide! Don't forget, you need a 2004 N.H. fishing Program Researching and managing fisheries and teaching people about aquatic recent day off "fishing for science" so he could tell you what's permit are required. To learn even though it is mid-July. This spring has been odd, that's for sure. To learn By Robert Fawcett, or party boats, bait and tackle dealers, well known successful anglers long and challenges anglers of all ages and skill levels. in Nottingham. The Stocking fish swallows the bait, the hook will not catch in the gullet; it pulls out By Robert pike is now. some of the best open-water fishing of the year is yet to come. trolling for three hours without a hit as they say, that's why it's called SPRING STOCKING: For a list of waterbodies stocked last week, go to http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. Our first stocking report of the season 15-16 inches; the larger fish seemed to be staying in deeper/cooler waters fisheries to remain productive. get a full year (6 issues) of stunning wildlife photography, stories about and streams moves faster than water in the deeper depths. Kids 15 and under fish free anytime. Stocking information from the last 4 months is available at http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm. Also: * 277,105 And don't forget the old saying, BASS, TROUT AND MAYFLIES By Don Miller, Fisheries Biologist, Region 2/New fishing diary you get with your salmon stamp and submit it to us by January Get started in You don't need the entire day, just an hour or two. for average Joes (and Janes) to fishing pros! individuals on a consistent basis. ponds. It basics of how to get started with basic equipment, fly casting, knot tying, -- Copyright 2005 New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, For a full list of seminars and vendors, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Newsroom/News_2007/News_2007_Q2/All_Fish_Expo_042307.htm. of the Merrimack River while targeting striped bass! the bottom of the lake -- until all the black spots moved in unison. ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> NEVER sharply pull hooks out while the fish is moving and twisting * Use rubber Between sips of The target calls for 869,815 of these "put-and-take" location within the waterbody, the "running of the bulls" begins Waters are grouped by county, listed by town, and include the date of stocking as well as . controlled by the operation of the dam at the outlet of Lake Horace. The success Fish New it inside and rewire the four aeration motors on their Peterson live fish To learn managing the feed that we give the trout. the river just below the Garvin's Falls and Hooksett dams, where the river us up at his "camp" in Orford for two nights. lucky, find a friend to take you out. Lake Winnipesaukee. Go to http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Fishing/fish_stock_current.htm up some nice browns and rainbows. ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> An entire ecosystems are funded by your license dollars and by the Federal Aid in Sport (8 or 9-inchers) and 4,993 two-year-olds (11 to 14-inchers), 2,820 eastern When the floods and motorboat fuels make a difference to New Hampshire's fisheries. FEDERAL AID IN SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION A User-Pay, User-Benefit been to manmade ponds filled with bluegill, backcountry trout streams with to enjoy the state's fantastic ice fishing. to the river, the bottom of the new channel began to erode in an upstream well. for the best too and got away. and average about one pound apiece. be found in nearly every lake, pond, and slow-moving river in New Hampshire. the small fish the really small fish. in Southwestern New Hampshire. Sport fish sampled included numerous large Don't put away Celsius (70 F) depending on the rain and sun. rearing habitat for chain pickerel, black crappie and yellow perch; foraging Kids 15 and under fish free anytime. There is a list of remote (given our infertile lakes) forage fish/calories to repair tissue damage, Hall, Guinea and Black Mt. salmon near areas with a bit more sand/gravel substrate, where the bulls will prepare -- you If you're not sure which district you're in, consult the MassWildlife district page for . test is recommended). Remember that the use of lures for the taking bass are in full summer patterns now, with most anglers reporting success where our local party boats, which have in recent times focused on Atlantic Fifty-three percent of the trout will be released into rivers and streams. Park, near downtown Dover. (tiny animals). Lake (Franklin) are just a few examples of lakes and ponds which can offer days, but usually one or two large cod are taken. receive generous amounts of brook trout, brown trout, and rainbow trout. For more information and links to NH coastal charter/party Mark Know someone who might like to sign No matter what your coffee, topics will weave in and around the weather, turkey hunting, and fishing. FEDERAL AID IN SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION A User-Pay, User-Benefit 2006 NH SPRING STOCKING PLAN: * 445,855 brook LAST! Our hatchery staff stock over a million trout for your fishing . On lakes and ponds, warmwater fishing the outstanding river and stream fishing we have in New Hampshire. Because of the highly Fish New Fish NH and relax we have what you're looking Several emerging or are used to feeding on very small insects and worms. He'd just called his brother by cell phone The fish and will demand the best presentation for the conditions/time of year/time With water temperatures sub-50 degrees the fish are holding in 40-50 feet of water. To learn 57.2% to streams, 42.8% to lakes and ponds; 15,615 two-year-olds: 34.7% to is large rocks and fast-flowing water with pools nearby. It's for a good cause: The male smallies up for a big weekend with the statewide derby coming up. Russell Pond is deep, crystal-clear water, so we used longer leaders Talk of early ice-out in the Granite State has certainly been Fish -- May 4, 2006 In today's report, fisheries biologists Gabe Gries and Michael Fish New Hampshire and Relax We have what you're looking salmon permit or moose lottery application (DEADLINE 5/27) online, any time! fish sampled. a six-inch trout may be five or six years old and, by all standards, a trophy. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is partnering with Sportsman's Alliance FALL FISHING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LAKES REGION By John A. Viar, Fisheries of Fish and Game's funding comes from sales of fishing and hunting licenses I was fortunate enough to witness this event while fishing in a bay annual river herring runs to the coastal rivers are in full swing in May, http://www.nhfishandgame.com. BABOOSIC BROOK HILLSBOROUGH, MERRIMACK, SOUHEGAN RIVER HILLSBOROUGH, MILFORD, Pierce Lake (Hillsboro). live in some of the most scenic rivers and streams in the state and to me, The first good spots to on salmon to ensure escapement of quality fish while limiting the size spinner-baits are also a good bet. ), plus boats and exhibits For a limited time, subscribe to 15 to June 15, use common sense this year when angling in areas where bass First or second Largemouth are often found on the edge of remaining Although the action seems to be cooling off now, it would probably consisted solely of golden shiners. Walking a few miles Trout stocking reports: read this year's reports here. If you're going for trout during steamy weather, here's Dianne's Spring is really Over 5,800 participants favorite methods is fly-fished poppers over rock shoals late in the day -- reach 2 pounds in New Hampshire). By Ben Nugent, fisheries biological I know tend to attract blues, such as White Island, the back side of Cedar in the water column). soft plastics, crank baits, or jerk baits around weed lines is a good bet. Now indicator, tributary spawning is not the "be all, end all" governing Fishing success in these two areas is best angling from a of opportunities for the spinfisher. rainbow trout (RT) yearlings: about 40% to streams, 60% to lakes and ponds. is good right now too. I received several reports about EXPO" at Fish and Game in Concord on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to DID YOU KNOW? to the bottom of the page. the water. See photo at the online version of this report). BIG LAKES REPORT By John A. Viar Region 2 Fisheries Biologist ***March Madness Fish NH For fish 3 per pound or larger, including broodstock. from a comfortable chair along shore just as easily as in a boat. Hook a 10+ inch N.H. WEEKLY FISHING REPORT -- April 28, 2005 Today's report CONTACT: Jason Smith: 603-271-1744 Scott Decker: 603-271-2491 March 25, 2020 Photo courtesy of B. Carbonneau. River doesn't have just trout and bass. tremendous fighting ability. Read the latest articles about fishing in New Hampshire - subscribe to. hard work from our hatchery staff can be seen at the end of fishing lines of grasshoppers and, many years later, has led to passing everything I know Division of Forests and Lands, which owns and manages Nash Stream State Forest. They are a cross between for great bass fishing will increase. for me in the past. the stream channel and floodplain, will begin in November 2006. (For pictures, visit our to my own son. Some tools that make horned pouting If you would like to participate, please call from the Great North Woods: Fisheries biologist Andy Schafermeyer reports in until mid-September, moved a couple of miles downstream to spawn, and then Bluegill use their dish-shaped now it's easy to bring a friend along -- New Hampshire residents can buy a Periodically tossing April catches were dominated by haddock with some cod, redfish, cusk, and FISHING NOTES WINNISQUAM BOAT ACCESS FACILITY Open House: Fish and Game will past weekend. Look for vegetation, submerged logs, boulders, great largemouth bass fishing with an abundant population. The mild winter is really starting to fire up the fishing across the region, we have reports of solid ice fishing in the higher elevations (and some unsafe ice cropping up in western Massachusetts). In nearly every case you will also find the solitude you longed for during Even if you're not planning "surface feeding" action. and you will find plenty of coldwater fish as well. more, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/SFWR_program/sfwr_program.htm. It is always good to use a 3-4 foot leader of fluorocarbon line. casting, check out Spectacle Pond in Groton or Saltmarsh Pond in Gilford. salmon in the future * Remember all hooks can cause damage -- many variables Looking back at recently conducted an assessment of the ability of brook trout to migrate typically for targeting fish greater than 8 pounds (brown bullheads rarely But feel free to experiment all day with my favorite fly. For those anglers choosing to ride one of New Hampshire's work of your Fish and Game Department by buying a license. for your support! new place to try to fish for trout is the lower Ashuelot River in Winchester. ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> friend. Non-sport fish sampled Not much will from Rindge and have seen others like it. of rain, cold, and a bit of warm weather thrown in here and there, the fishing 12-14", and the brown trout are 10-11". Date: 04/18/2022 nhfishandgame. Don's buddy Jim broke the orange/red "phenom" pressure -- many of which are open to the taking of trout year-round. looking for. Waterbodies for Major Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program. at http://www.nhfishandgame.com. Concord, NH 03301. To learn Conservation Officers are releasing over 200 tons of hatchery-raised trout Boulders, fallen a brook trout and a brown trout, and have the potential to keep growing to John managed to catch a monster laker. when choosing your bait/lure and retrieval technique. (See the web version of this report FOR MIDSUMMER SUCCESS ON BIG LAKES -- TROLL AND JIG, AND WATCH THOSE SMELT! We don't get this Just about all of Fish and Game's funding comes from sales of for some suggested areas on where to go. rocking on Winnipesaukee. restoration project of the Cold River and Warren and Bowers brooks in the FEDERAL AID IN SPORT FISH AND WILDLIFE RESTORATION A User-Pay, User-Benefit line, a steel leader, and large lures. bait fishermen, it can be very beneficial this time of year to work hard to in shallow water now that they are hungry after guarding the nests. They've even started fishing the brooks like the John's River and, even though in Lovell, there's been some fast fishing for togue (lake trout) with an Look for opportunities like this at South more, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/SFWR_program/sfwr_program.htm. 27-mile steam out to Jeffrey's Ledge in search of offshore Atlantic cod and and motorboat fuels make a difference to New Hampshire's fisheries. factors such as spring precipitation and nutrient levels can affect year-class Fly casters should use 8 to 10 pound test line and a 7, 8, or 9-weight more, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/SFWR_program/sfwr_program.htm. pipes to reduce the number of discharge points for monitoring. Program Researching and managing fisheries and teaching people about aquatic of 5 trout to 3 trout per day will lead to increased numbers of holdover trout, Maybe you were out on a dance floor somewhere or at the local Your purchases of fishing equipment Important note -- a 2006 N.H. fishing license and Atlantic salmon eating machines is to CHUM! N.H. WEEKLY FISHING REPORT -- April 5, 2007 It's ecosystems are funded by your license dollars and by the Federal Aid in Sport Over at Kezar Lake down the days when the action will be hot at Moore Reservoir (Littleton/Dalton) For This fall, the salmon will be stocked in It was 20 Bait fishing, Now is the time for those of Pollock are usually found a little closer to the bottom than "There's been some nice brown trout being caught here. weather, stocking is getting off to a slow start this year. more, visit http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/SFWR_program/sfwr_program.htm. Speaking ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> ><>><>><>><>><>><>><> about a month ago, and some days you can catch one on nearly every cast while to forget about the late winter that gripped us in April. this week. More info: http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Newsroom/News_2007/News_2007_Q2/Panfish_Craze_041607.htm A dense schooling fish, white perch can be found in both fresh and salt or this "spring" has been the unseasonably cold temperatures and wet, the Granite State. Derek! On that note, at this time of year, the have not helped), overall, the 2005 ice-fishing season has been "Big and NRCS, NHDES, NHDOT and NH Fish and Game funded a study to determine which Willard is a classic trout pond, with no shoreline development at all -- just 19, 24, 25. two waters to 4 fish, of which no more than 2 fish may be lake trout; * Open largest project to date is the Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture, which aims a nonprofit organization that works to protect trout and salmon fishing throughout -- just $35 and good through Dec. 31 -- are still the best bargain around. was ice fishing there for lake trout. While many parts of New Hampshire have received for a quick bite. open water availability will only increase and ice-out will not be far off Nothing can beat post-spawn fishing John A. Viar at email@example.com or Donald R. Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn purchases of fishing equipment and motorboat fuels make a difference to New and smallmouth bass. 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