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How to Plan the Best Springtime Fishing Trip to New Hampshire

How to Plan the Best Springtime Fishing Trip to New Hampshire

Spring Fishing New HampshireOne of the most exciting fishing trips of the year is the first trip of the spring. Even if you go ice fishing in Wolfeboro or the surrounding northeastern region during the winter, there’s just something special about that first fishing trip in the spring. Taking a fishing trip, either with your family or a bunch of friends, can be a great bonding experience and a fun way to just spend time together. Whether you take a week or two out on the water, or just get away for the weekend, even if you end up not catching a thing, a springtime fishing trip can be a lot of fun.

If you have been charged with planning a trip to New Hampshire to go fishing with family and friends, make sure to follow the ideas listed below. They are designed to help you maximize the fun and excitement of your trip to our local lakes, rivers and streams, take advantage of local tackle rentals and learn all you need to know about getting the best bait for the seasonal fishing that you are about to enjoy while you are up in this neck of the woods. Take heed, plan and prepare for your trip, and we’ll soon see you out on the water at Lake Winnipesaukee.

Where to Go Fishing?
When it comes to fishing in the State of New Hampshire, it pays to know where to go. We have tons of beautiful lakes, ponds, rivers and streams that are just chock full of fish for you to catch while on an adventure in the local area. Start by visiting bait and tackle stores in Wolfeboro, such as the Hole in the Wall on Main Street, to learn about popular fishing spots to help you learn where to go and what to avoid. If you have specific needs, such as New Hampshire boat rentals, make sure to ask about those as well. Many of the local shops rent equipment for year-round visitors, including seasonal ice fishing in Wolfeboro on Lake Winnipesaukee.

What are You Fishing For?
It is also important to know what fish are in season, which species needs to be thrown back, whether there are any limits, and what bait will work best to target these fish. Local tackle rentals and live bait stores can help you with some of these questions. You can also chat with local fishermen to get advice on what is biting, where they are located, and what they were biting on. Stop by area bait and tackle stores in Wolfeboro for an assortment of lures and live bait. At Hole in the Wall, ask about our Salmon Package, which includes a boat rental, down rigger rods, life jackets and other local tackle rentals and options.

Which Gear is Best?
You might have brought your own fishing gear, but make sure to find out if you need anything extra from local bait and tackle stores in Wolfeboro before you head out to the water. Get the right rod, the right reel, the baits that are being taken by local species, as well as any specialty equipment that might come in handy. Ask about local tackle rentals for equipment you want to try, but don’t necessarily want to buy. You can also get New Hampshire boat rentals of a wide variety at Hole in the Wall, so make sure to ask which boats will give you the most advantage for current fishing conditions.

Where to Stay?
Try to decide ahead of time if you want to stay in a local hotel, camp at one of the lakeside campsites or if you want to rent a cabin. Depending on when you come to the local area for New Hampshire boat rentals, the cabins and other camping areas may be full. The further in advance that you can plan the trip and coordinate your efforts with local tackle rentals, the more options you will have regarding accommodations during your stay.

Other Activities?
Make sure to ask about options for other activities when you visit bait and tackle stores in Wolfeboro. Hole in the Wall carries a wide variety of non-fishing sporting goods as well, including pickle ball equipment, corn hole bags and boards, dart boards and accessories, outside recreational games and much more.

Other equipment available at Hole in the Wall includes:

  • KYPADS – a paddle board and a kayak all in one, includes three different fins for a smooth ride, foot harness, interchangeable paddles, and they come in two sizes 7’6″ and 9’6″, as well as four colors: blue, pink, yellow and lime green.
  • LIFE JACKETS – our store rents and sells life jackets in all different sizes, styles and colors
  • TUBES – make sure to ask about our Gladiator Super Brawler Tubes
  • KAN JAM SPLASH – a very popular water came that can be played in a pool or out on the lake
  • WATER SKIS – contact our local store about water ski rentals ahead of time to ensure availability

Why Lake Winnipesaukee?
So if you are planning a springtime fishing trip, you will want to consider coming to New Hampshire’s world-famous Lake Winnipesaukee. Not only will you experience some of the best fishing in the northeastern region, but you will also be able to enjoy lots of other fun experiences. Don’t forget to contact our bait and tackle stores in Wolfeboro ahead of time to reserve New Hampshire boat rentals and local tackle rentals. Ask about our ice fishing in Wolfeboro if you want a mid-winter to early spring fishing experience to remember. Call Hole in the Wall at 603-569-HOLE (4653) and start planning your springtime fishing trip today!

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