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Go Fish!

New England Fishing Guide for Travelers

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Fishing in New Hampshire

Fishing on a tranquil New Hampshire lake.

© 2003 Kim Knox Beckius
Quick Links: Fishing in... CT | ME | MA | NH | RI | VT

Charter boats, guided fishing trips, fly fishing instruction, fishing lodges, tranquil lakes and ponds, deep sea adventure--New England has it all when it comes to fishing vacations. If you're an avid angler, New England provides a sumptuous buffet of fish to chase--Tuna, Cod, Trout, Bass, Sharks, Salmon and more.

What? You say you wouldn't know how to bait a hook to save your life? Book a half- or full-day fishing charter. Most charters provide tackle, bait and expert guidance for beginners. Or, if you've always wanted to make fishing a serious pastime, hook up with a guide service or make plans to attend a clinic at one of the region's fine fishing schools.

Connecticut's Long Island Sound shoreline and inland lakes and ponds provide plenty of opportunities for pursuit of the perfect catch.

With its unique system of licensing Registered Maine Guides, Maine offers some of the best organized fishing excursions in the region.

Massachusetts offers a full range of fishing possibilities, from saltwater outings off of Cape Cod or Nantucket to river and stream fishing in the Berkshires.

New Hampshire boasts an abundance of freshwater lakes that might just be the perfect location for your family fishing vacation. Its short coastline is a point of departure for ocean fishing charters, too.

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the U.S., but it also has miles of ocean shoreline and wonderful harbors from which to set out to sea in search of saltwater species.

Outdoors enthusiasts will find Vermont's inland waterways the perfect place to learn to fish or to catch supper.

Ready to go fish? Don't forget your camera... just in case you manage to reel in a really big one.

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