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
My tips of the week
Fish at the base of dams. Warmer temps will bring out Isonychia hatches.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
10 / 20 / 2020
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Androscoggin River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Check www.usgs.gov for updates

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 56 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:

Isonychia 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

Book a float trip for your favorite section of the river. This is the most effective way to fish the river at this time. Small copper johns and pheasant tail nymphs with indicators will bring fish to hand

7-Day Forecast

Fishing in most of the river ended October 15. Fishing in the Gorham/Shelburne stretch remains open, barbless catch and release


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