Category Archives: Fishing log

Articles on angling, and exploring New Hampshire’s waters.

NH Fishing Log: Groundhog Day, Southern NH

2/3/14: Ballard Pond, Derry NH Conditions: overcast, calm, 40, rain midday Equipment: ice fishing gear – jigging rods, tipups Baits: live dillies (worms) Far back of the Robert Frost Farm in Derry is a handsome, fairly large pond, just off … Continue reading

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NH Fishing Log: Paugus Bay, Winnipesaukee 1/18/14

1/18/14: Paugus Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, Laconia Conditions: cloudy, light snow, calm, 32 Equipment: ice fishing gear – jigging rods, tipups Baits: live smelt, live dillies (worms) Met a friend on Paugus for the first ice fishing outing of the year. … Continue reading

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November trips: Year ’round Trout Waters

One of my favorite things to do is to search for trout outside of the regular season. First of all, it allows for a lot of quietude – you just won’t find anyone on the water this time of year. … Continue reading

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NH Fishing Log: Early October, The Nashua River & Saltmarsh Pond

10/10/13: Saltmarsh Pond, Gilford Conditions: mostly clear, calm, 60 >> 50s Equipment: flyrodw sinking line set for trolling; ultralight spinning rod Baits: wet flies – stonefly, nymph patterns; Mepps spinners This pretty trout pond, high on a hill in Gilford, … Continue reading

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NH Fishing Log: Mascoma River, Lebanon NH

10/2/13: Mascoma River, Lebanon Conditions: sun and clouds, light breeze, 70 Equipment: flyrod Baits: wet flies – stonefly pattern The flyfishing only stretch of the Mascoma River in Lebanon, towards Enfield, is one magical place, running just below the dam … Continue reading

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