Androscoggin River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Androscoggin River, NH
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Androscoggin River, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Flows have moderated but snow will make some access difficult. You should be able to nymph around some of the islands but fish will be concentrated in the slower pools where a boat is the best way to get at them.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
2 / 18 / 2019
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Androscoggin River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 3,000 Errol 3,500 in Gorham (rising)

Visibility: 30 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 33 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: Late morning and 2:30 pm till dark.

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:


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)

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

River is dangerous to fish due to Ice. Wait until warmer weather.

7-Day Forecast

Highs in the 30's tomorrow with warm weather and some light rain through the weekend with highs in the 40's. Highs in the 30's most of next week.

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