New Hampshire’s Lakes Region is known for its fishing, with 273 lakes and ponds in the region, it is an anglers dream come true. Some of the largest lakes in the region to fish on are Lake Winnipesaukee, Newfound Lake, Squam Lake, Lake Winnisquam and Lake Sunapee.
Are you still learning to fish or want to expand your knowledge of fishing? The Lakes Region has some great fishing and guide services to help you land your dream bass or teach you some of the tricks of the trade. Fish NH Guide Service has over 25 years of experience fishing and guiding in the Lakes Region. They customize your adventure to focus on your needs. Fish NH Guide Service will provide all the fishing equipment necessary to make your trip a successful one. Loon Pond Outfitters offers guided kayak fishing, fly fishing, bass fishing, ice fishing and fly casting fishing trips in New Hampshire. They are committed to making your fishing and outdoor experience a fun and relaxing time, by providing all the fishing equipment needed, and targeting fish during different months to optimize your fishing success. Tim Moore Outdoors has years of outdoor and fishing experience to help guide you with ice fishing, boat fishing, kayak fishing and even turkey hunting. They offer the experience, know-how and equipment to provide you with a trip of a lifetime. Tim Moore Outdoors also offers a Kayak University for all skill levels. This opportunity costs $450 per person and includes all meals, two night lodging, seminars, give-a-ways and private access to fish big and little Squam Lakes. For more information or to set your reservation, contact Cottage Place on Squam Lake on their website www.cottageplaceonsquam.com or by phone at 603-968-7116.
Renting a boat in the Lakes Region of NH is a great way to experience the beauty and fun of different lakes throughout the area. Anchor Marine Corporation in Laconia offers boat rentals with many sizes and configurations to choose from. They are conveniently located on the Winnipesaukee Pier in Weirs Beach. Asquam Marina at Holderness Harbor is a full-service marina on Squam Lake that also offers boat, canoe and kayak rentals. Fay’s Boat Yard in Gilford prides themselves in giving guests personal service with their boat sales, boat rental and storage. Fay’s Boat Yard offers visitors a choice of canoes, kayaks, fishing boats, sport boats, sail boats and pontoon boats. You’ll also want to keep in mind that boat rental options will sell out quickly during the summer season, so you should definitely call ahead to discuss your needs and make reservations.
For your fishing itinerary, a great resource is the Lakes Region Tourism Association. They provide a wealth of information on lakesregion.org and even provide free travel guides.