Fishing At Newfound Lake
AKA: Wellington State Park Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, lake trout, bluegill, rock bass, Atlantic salmon and chain pickerel at Newfound Lake in New Hampshire.
One of the best lake trout and landlocked salmon fisheries in the state, Newfound Lake is a 4,100-acre lake in the central part of the state, at Bridgewater, NH. Green trees and rolling hills surround the 20 miles of shoreline which is filled with clear, cold water from underground springs. Big lake trout and Atlantic salmon draw anglers from throughout the New England area in hopes of catching a trophy. Rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel and bluegill also deserve attention. There is a public boat launch ramp at Wellington State Park, plus three others around the lake. A marina, campgrounds, lodging and other conveniences are at or nearby the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Newfound Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Newfound Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Today's Weather & Forecast
Fishing Boat Rentals
West Shore Marine
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Wellington State Park Public Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off W Shore Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
West Shore Marine Gas Dock
315 West Shore Road
Bristol, NH 03222
Click here for a New Hampshire Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Newfound Hills Campground - 603 744-2830
Newfound RV Park - 603 744-3344
Newfound Lake NH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Wellington State Park
614 W Shore Rd
Bristol, NH 03222
Fishing lakes in each state.
Newfound Lake in NH
General Fishing Info
Fishing for Atlantic salmon and trout in central NH.