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Guide to fishing for smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, lake trout, bluegill, yellow perch and chain pickerel at Silver Lake in New Hampshire.

Silver Lake, NH

Anglers come from throughout New England to fish for smallmouth bass, lake trout and yellow perch at Silver Lake, a 1,000-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, at the town Silver Lake.

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Silver Lake, located in the town of Madison, New Hampshire, is a captivating destination for fishing enthusiasts. This beautiful lake covers over 900 acres and offers excellent fishing opportunities. Silver Lake is known for its diverse fish population, making it a popular spot for anglers. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, pickerel, yellow perch, and white perch. Anglers can take advantage of the lake's rocky shorelines, submerged structures, and weedy areas to target these sought-after fish.

With its exceptional fishing prospects, boating opportunities, and nearby camping facilities, Silver Lake offers a complete outdoor experience in New Hampshire. Whether casting a line, exploring the lake by boat, or spending nights under the stars at a nearby campground, Silver Lake promises a memorable and enjoyable experience amidst the scenic landscapes of the state.

Chain pickerel, rainbow trout and bluegill are also caught with good frequency. There are 7 miles of heavily wooded shoreline mixed with homes and boat docks. A boat launch ramp for all size boats is located on the south shore, off East Shore Drive. A second boat landing for portage of canoes and kayaks is located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Village Road.

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Primary fish species residing in Silver Lake

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Smallmouth bass Rainbow Trout Lake trout Bluegill Yellow Bass Chain pickerel

Silver Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

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In addition to fishing, Silver Lake provides ample space for boating enthusiasts to enjoy the water. Boaters can cruise along the lake, taking in the breathtaking views and peaceful ambiance. Whether it's motor boating, kayaking, canoeing, or paddleboarding, Silver Lake offers a serene setting for water-based activities and relaxation.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Silver Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off E Shore Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

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Camping options are available near Silver Lake, allowing visitors to extend their stay and fully embrace the natural beauty of the area. Nearby campgrounds provide amenities such as tent sites, RV hookups, and access to hiking trails and picnic areas. Camping near Silver Lake allows visitors to wake up to the sounds of nature, enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings, and make the most of their outdoor experience.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Chocorua KOA Holiday - 603 323-8536

Foothills Family Campground - 603 323-8322

Silver Lake NH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Silver Lake
New Hampshire Fish & Game
New Hampton
603 744-5470


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