Lakes in New Hampshire


Despite its modest size, the state of New Hampshire has more than 1,300 lakes and ponds.

Fishing enthusiasts may try their luck from a boat or the shore. The Granite State offers anglers with fishing licenses lots of opportunities to fill their creels with largemouth bass, brookies, trout, salmon and stripers. Bodies of water reserved for fly fishing only include Archery Pond in Allenstown, Willard Pond in Antrim, Stonehouse Pond in Barrington, Lime Pond in Columbia, Spruce Pond in Deerfield's Bear Brook State Park, Cole Pond in Enfield, Hoyt Pond in Madbury, Jones Pond in Middleton and Stirrup Iron Pond in Salisbury's State Forest Nursery. The city of Concord has the most trout action, offering public boat access to fishing on the Merrimac River, the Contoocook River, Hoit Pond, Hot Hole Pond, Turtletown Pond and Echo Lake in nine locations.


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Featured lakes in New Hampshire


Ashuelot Pond

Ashuelot Pond is located in western New Hampshire. This pond is a good spot for boating, fishing, and wildlife watching. Personal water craft with a capacity of two passengers or less are prohibited here.

Mascoma Lake

Mascoma Lake is a relatively large lake located in Grafton county. During the summer months swimming, fishing, and boating are popular activities at Mascoma Lake. This lake freezes during the winter. Ice fishing is popular during winter months.

 

Popular New Hampshire lakes

Alkali Pond
Canobie Lake
Conway Lake
Crystal Lake
Giles Pond
Grafton Pond
Highland Lake
Lake Francis
Lake Winnipesaukee
Mascoma Lake
Massabesic Lake
Merrymeeting Lake
Moore Reservoir
Newfound Lake
Northwood Lake
Ossipee Lake
Pontook Reservoir
Squam Lake
Sunapee Lake
Umbagog Lake

 

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