Best Fishing in New Hampshire

This list represents the most popular fishing in New Hampshire. Use this list to plan your next New Hampshire fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Lake Winnipesaukee


Short Take: 44,000 acres; clear water with sand/gravel/rock points and shoals, underwater vegetation, no major tributaries. This glacier-born lake on the edge of New Hampshire’s famed White Mountains…
From the guidebook "America's Best Bass Fishing"
Center Harbor, NH - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. New Hampshire Striper Fishing


Gamefish observe no political boundaries and thus are blissfully unaware that the short, 20-mile coastline they forage between Massachusetts and Maine belongs to New Hampshire. This segment of the Str…
From the guidebook "Striper Hot Spots"
Portsmouth, NH - Fishing
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. The Falls on Basin–Cascades Trail


The excitement of discovering multiple swimming holes and backcountry cascades will be the highlight of this trip—bring your swimsuit! The highlights include multiple backcountry swimming holes and wa…
From the guidebook "Outdoors with Kids: Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont"
Lincoln, NH - Fishing, Hiking - 2 miles
Published by Appalachian Mountain Club Books