Guide To New Hampshire Other Fishing
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. Larger lakes across the state, 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.
Other Available Species
World record: 21 lbs 8 oz
State Record: 8 lbs 13 oz
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 8 lbs 0 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 26 lbs 9.44 oz
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 11 lbs 11.68 oz
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
New Hampshire Miscellaneous State Record Fish
The state record bowfin was caught in Wilson Pond.
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Plummer Lake.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Moore Reservoir.
The state record tiger muskie was taken out of the Connecticut River.
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.