Androscoggin River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Androscoggin River, NH
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Androscoggin River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing is best at the mouths of tributary streams Book a float trip for your favorite section of the river. This is the most effective way to fish the river at this time.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
8 / 5 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Androscoggin River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Check www.usgs.gov for updates

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 73 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early mornings or late evenings

Best stretch: Errol NH to Pontook reservoir and Berlin NH to Gilead ME

Best access point: Errol dam, Pontook dam, Gorham, Shelburne, Gilead

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Hoppers Crickets Beetles Ants Black Caddis

Fish species: Brook, Brown, and Rainbow trout, Landlocked Salmon, and Small-mouth Bass

Fishing season: Year round from Sawmill dam in Berlin to Maine From Berlin points north January 1st to October 15th

Nearest airport: Portland Maine (PMW)

Person Fishing in a stream

Androscoggin River Description

The Androscoggin River emanates from the outlet of Lake Umbagog in Errol NH. From there the river flows south until it hits the White Mountains in Gorham NH. Here the river takes a southeastern course into Maine. The river's upper stretches from Errol to Berlin consist of a mix of fast rapids, long riffles, and slow water. This water contains rainbow, brook and brown trout. Landlocked salmon can also be found, ...

Techniques & Tips

With high river flows, fish mornings and evenings. Hopper dropper combinations will produce best results.

7-Day Forecast

Weather is moderating and days are getting shorter. Flows should be returning to normal, book a float trip. Terrestrials are active throughout the river.


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