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New Hampshire Other Fishing

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All about fishing for bowfin, chain pickerel, northern pike and tiger muskie in New Hampshire.

This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in NH waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in New Hampshire

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Larger lakes across the state of New Hampshire, with chain pickerel or northern pike populations, may include Bow Lake, Comerford Lake, Conway Lake, Great East Lake, Lake Sunapee, Lake Wentworth, Lake Winnipesaukee, Mascoma Lake, Massabesic Lake, Merrymeeting Lake, Moore Reservoir, Newfound Lake, Ossipee Lake, Paugus Bay, Silver Lake, Squam Lake, Umbagog Lake and Winnisquam Lake.

Fishing for other species in New Hampshire



World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

NH State Record: 8 lbs 13 oz

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

NH State Record: 8 lbs 0 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

NH State Record: 26 lbs 9.4 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

NH State Record: 11 lbs 11.5 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in New Hampshire, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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