Early Season Angling Opportunities Available in New Hampshire

Courtesy of NHF&G Early Season Angling Opportunities Available in New Hampshire CONCORD, N.H. — Due to the unusual early spring this year, anxious anglers are looking to get out and enjoy spring-like conditions on many of New Hampshire’s waterbodies. The good news is that there are exciting options for Granite… Continue reading

New Techniques for Atlantic Striped Bass

Courtesy of SportFishingMag.com By Capt. John Mcmurray New Techniques for Atlantic Striped Bass The Atlantic striper fishery has changed over the last decade. Here’s how to stay in the game. From Virginia to Maine, striped bass (Morone ­saxatilis) are often the center of every hardcore angler’s universe. Strong, hard-striking and gorgeous,… Continue reading

New Hampshire Large-Lakes Fishing Season Opens April 1

Courtesy of NHF&G New Hampshire Large-Lakes Fishing Season Opens April 1 CONCORD, N.H. — One of the mildest winters in memory has already led to ice-free conditions on expansive portions of New Hampshire’s large lakes (e.g. Winnipesaukee), which will allow for abundant angling opportunities come April 1, the start of… Continue reading

Busy Spring Ahead for Migratory Fish Biologists

Courtesy of NHF&G By Matt Carpenter, NH Fish and Game Department Fisheries Biologist Busy Spring Ahead for Migratory Fish Biologists 2015 was a pretty good year for diadromous fish in New Hampshire. This news was welcome because diadromous species, which migrate between freshwater and saltwater to complete their life cycles, face… Continue reading

Service Distributes $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies to Support Conservation, Outdoor Recreation, Job Creation

Courtesy of NHF&G Service Distributes $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies to Support Conservation, Outdoor Recreation, Job Creation CONCORD, N.H. — A keystone of annual funding for state wildlife agencies was put into place on March 6, 2016, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s distribution of $1.1 billion in… Continue reading

New Hampshire Trophy Fish Program 2015 Winners

Courtesy of NHF&G New Hampshire Trophy Fish Program 2015 Winners CONCORD, N.H. — NH Fish and Game’s Trophy Fish Program Coordinator John Viar has announced the winners of the 2015 Trophy Fish Program. Letters have been sent to advise winners and special certificates of achievement are being prepared. New Hampshire’s… Continue reading

New quotas cut deep for fishing industry

Courtesy of Gloucester Times By Sean Horgan New quotas cut deep for fishing industry Fishermen and fishing stakeholders say the darkness that has descended on the Northeast groundfish fishery over the past three years is only going to grow deeper in 2016, with some fishing stakeholders envisioning the final collapse of… Continue reading

Climate change threatens food fish in Northeast

Courtesy of CTPOST by Patrick Whittle AP Climate change threatens food fish in Northeast PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fish and shellfish that humans rely on for food and that are important to the economy are on a list of Northeastern marine species considered most vulnerable to climate change, a federal government… Continue reading

New Hampshire Issues Ice Warning and All Of The Northeast Should Listen

Courtesy of NHF&G New Hampshire Issues Ice Warning and All Of The Northeast Should Listen CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Fish and Game Department officials warn that this winter’s uneven temperatures and high winds have affected ice formation, particularly on the state’s larger lakes. Fish and Game is urging those… Continue reading