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    • New Hampshire’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program Seeking Volunteer Ice Fishing Instructors

      CONCORD, N.H. – Are you an ice angler who is looking to give back to your community? Do you want to share your love of fishing on the ice?  New Hampshire Fish and Game’s “Let’s Go Fishing” Program is currently seeking new volunteer instructors to take part in ice fishing programs […]

    • Dick Pinney’s Guide Lines: Trout stocking was a big success

      WE’RE KIND OF surprised that so few people are fishing for the huge trout in one of our state’s coastal streams this time of year. We’re talking Berry Brook in Rye, where some of the largest brown trout with occasional brookie or rainbow are migrating in from their time at […]

    • Hearing on Magalloway River Fishery Rule Changes

      CONCORD, N.H. — A public hearing on proposed rule changes affecting New Hampshire anglers will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the NH Fish and Game Department’s Region 1 office, 629B Main Street, Lancaster, NH 03584. The majority of the proposal is standard rule readoptions for expiring rules. The […]

    • From Maine to Florida, Hearings on Atlantic Menhaden Draft Amendment 3 Are Scheduled

      The Atlantic coastal states of Maine through Florida have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The details of those hearings follows: Maine Dept. of Marine Resources October 5, 2017; 6 PM Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street […]

    • New Hampshire: Recreational Fishing Rule Changes for Cod and Haddock

      New recreational fishing measures for cod and haddock are now in place for New Hampshire state waters. The rules issued by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department complement measures put in place in July of this year for federal waters in the Gulf of Maine (more than three miles from […]

    • Connecticut River to be included among ‘critical habitat’ areas for sturgeon

      The Connecticut River, from its mouth in Old Lyme and Old Saybrook to the Holyoke Dam in Massachusetts, would be one of several areas designated as a “critical habitat” for the endangered Atlantic sturgeon under a proposal set to be finalized as early as next week. The National Marine Fisheries […]

    • New Atlantic Cod Rules in Effect for Recreational Anglers

      New Atlantic Cod Rules in Effect for Recreational Anglers CONCORD, N.H. — Marine rule changes will allow a very limited recreational harvest of cod from August 1 through September 30, thereby expanding opportunities for New Hampshire’s recreational saltwater anglers. The slight ease on restrictions was possible because “Last year’s stock […]

    • Ossipee Lake Boat Ramp on the Pine River (Route 25) to Close for Upgrade August 1

      Ossipee Lake Boat Ramp on the Pine River (Route 25) to Close for Upgrade August 1 OSSIPEE, N.H. – The N.H. Fish and Game Department is upgrading the trailered boat ramp, kayak/canoe access and dock at the public boat ramp facility located on Pine River (off of Route 25) that […]

    • ‘Ugly’ snails, once ignored by fishermen, now a prized catch

      ‘Ugly’ snails, once ignored by fishermen, now a prized catch LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. — Cooking a channeled whelk is not for the squeamish. But sliced and sprinkled over a bed of linguine, it’s a chewy delicacy in old-fashioned Italian eateries along the East Coast. The sea snails known by Italian-Americans […]

    • Trout Take Flight — to New Hampshire’s Remote Ponds

      Trout Take Flight — to New Hampshire’s Remote Ponds CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department completed its annual aerial stocking of remote trout ponds last week. Every year, Fish and Game contracts a helicopter to stock remote ponds, from Sunapee to Pittsburg.  During this one-day event, […]

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