Guide To The Best Bass Fishing Lakes In New Hampshire
All about fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass in NH.
Bass are one of the most sought after of all the game fish. Its appeal spans cultures, age groups and genders to tap on the heart strings of anglers everywhere. Visit the Bass Knowledge Center for valuable information about bass and bass fishing. Bass are available in many lakes, ponds and rivers in NH. In winter there are options for catching bass while ice fishing.
Major Bass Lakes In NH
The major lakes that have a healthy population of bass include Bow Lake, Comerford Lake, Conway Lake, Great East Lake, Lake Sunapee, Lake Wentworth, Lake Winnipesaukee, Mascoma Lake, Massabesic Lake, Merrymeeting Lake, Moore Reservoir, Newfound Lake, Ossipee Lake, Paugus Bay, Silver Lake, Squam Lake, Umbagog Lake and Winnisquam Lake.
Bass In New Hampshire
World record: 22 lbs 4 oz
State Record: 10 lbs 8 oz
World record: 11 lbs 15 oz
State Record: 7 lbs 14.5 oz
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Top 5 Bass Fishing Lures For New Hampshire
When bass are shallow, spinnerbaits, crankbaits and stickbaits are the most productive. As they move deeper, worms and jigs are among the top producers.
New Hampshire State Record Bass
The state record largemouth bass was caught from Potanipo Lake.
The state record smallmouth bass came from Goose Pond.
Understanding the primary seasonal movements of smallmouth bass and largemouth bass is key to locating them on local lakes in the Granite State.
Bass fishing basics video.
Catch big bass!
Bass fishing information by state.
The lifecycle of bass
The more you know about the seasonal migration of bass, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit New Hampshire bass fishing lakes. Visit the bass fishing page for more in-depth information about bass activities.