Quality Trout Fisheries in New Hampshire

Places to Catch Big Trout in New Hampshire

Brown TroutThe NH Fish and Game Department manages selected waters to provide quality trout fishing experiences, meaning anglers have an opportunity to catch trout that are larger than average size (>12 inches) and/or at higher than average catch rates (>0.75 trout/hour). In most cases, New Hampshire waters managed to provide quality trout fisheries have special regulations such as reduced daily bag limits, minimum length limits, and/or fishing tackle restrictions. Check the NH Freshwater Fishing Digest for the specific regulations in place for each waterbody listed below.