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Boating and Fishing

Franconia Notch State Park offers all you need for your boating and fishing pleasures. Boat rentals are available at Echo Lake Beach, Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Echo Lake and Profile Lake are super fishing spots. Visitors can also explore our many rivers and streams throughout the area. A NH State Fishing License is required.  However, there are no vendors in the area.  Fishing licenses are available on-line here directly from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.  Licenses may be obtained for the season or 1-day for NH residents.  Non-residents may obtain a 1-day, 3-day or 7-day  license as well as a full season.  You may boat or canoe at all fishing places.

Clark's Guiding Adventures
40 South Main Street, Lisbon, NH  03585
Tel: 603-838-5175 | 603-616-1030
Email: Chris@clarksguidingadventures.com

Clark's Guiding Adventures a variety of fly-fishing experiences. Wade in the waters of northern New Hampshire or enjoy fishing on the water from Chris' fully-equipped guide boat. Packages include a full day of lessons and instructions designed to develop skills and inspire learning. Lessons based on previous experience and skill level. Chris Clark grew up along the banks of the Ammonoosuc River in Lisbon, NH and has been fly fishing since he was 12 years old. Trained in Montana and certified in NH to practice as a licensed fishing guide in 2009, Chris has worked at a variety of fishing camps in the North Country. He is currently serving on the board of directors for the Ammonoosuc Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and was awarded a grant to study the art of classic Atlantic Salmon fly-tying.


Trout Fishing

Profile Lake
Trout fishing in this clear mountain lake is one of the more aesthetic pleasures of Franconia Notch. Fly Fishing Only at Profile Lake. You may launch a boat at the south end from the parking lot.  

Echo Lake
You may launch a boat at the left side of the Cannon Tramway parking lot.

Pemi River
Find a secluded spot by hiking the trail.

Gale River
Runs through the village of Franconia (along route 18) leading into Coffin Pond. 

Streeter Pond
Take a left off Rte 116 heading north on Streeter Pond Rd. Boat launch is a left after you pass the pond. 

Connecticut River
93 north to exit 44 Rte 135, Head north follows the river

Moores Reservoir
93 North to exit 44 Rte 135, head north and launch is on the right

Ammonoosuc River

Flows through Bethlehem and Littleton follows Rte 302 to Lisbon, Bath and Woodsville

Wild Ammonoosuc River (tributary)
Follows Rte 112 west to east from Bath on Rte 302, through Kinsman Notch to the Kancamagus Pass.  Stream fishing from shore only, fishing pools under three covered bridges in Bath and Swiftwater and passes the Ammonoosuc Fish & Game Club in Swiftwater.  

Pearl Lake
Rte 177 north take a left onto Pearl Lake Rd

Ogontz Lake
Rte 302 south to Tinkerville Rd on left

 
Bass Fishing
Forest Lake
Left on Forest Lake Rd off rte 116 heading north out of Littleton. 2 miles down on left.

Connecticut River
93 north to exit 44 Rte 135, Head south follows the river

Burns Pond
Left off of Rte 116 north out of Littleton, pond on right when you take the left on Forest lake Rd.

Moores Reservoir
93 North to exit 44 Rte 135, head north and launch is on the right.

Partridge Lake
93 north to exit 43, follow rte 135/18 north to a left on Partridge Lake Lane.

Pearl Lake
Rte 177 north take a left onto Pearl Lake Rd.

Ogontz Lake
Rte 302 south to Tinkerville Rd on left

 



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