Opportunities Abound

With one of the richest fisheries in the country, there's no shortage of options.

 Freshwater or saltwater? You decide - there's plenty of options!

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  • brown trout
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  • brook trout
  • pickerel
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The waters of New England are as impressive in their beauty as they are in biodiversity. In the region's lakes, ponds, river systems, and estuaries, anglers can target roughly two dozen freshwater species depending on their location. Some of the primary freshwater gamefish in New England include:

- Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass

- Rainbow, Brown, Brook & Tiger Trout 

- Pickerel & Pike

- Landlocked Atlantic Salmon

- Catfish & Carp

- Yellow & White Perch, Crappie, Sunfish

For saltwater pursuits, the waters off the coast of New England offers an excellent range of inshore and offshore opportunities. Primary saltwater gamefish in New England include:

- Striped Bass

- Bluefish

- Bluefin Tuna

- Fluke & Flounder

- Cod & Tautog 

- Mako, Blue & Thresher Sharks 

Ocean fishing by boat? Exploring lakes & rivers by kayak? Shore fishing? 

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At Fish New England, we pursue a variety of different species in dozens of locations using a wide array of techniques and approaches. Whether it's surfcasting for blitzing bass and blues, trolling live mackerel for lunker striped bass, or pursuing the quieter side of things in the rivers & lakes of the North County by kayak, we have experiences for everyone. Options vary by state, and include but are not limited to the following:


- Guided striped bass saltwater trips by boat & kayak

- Freshwater shore & kayak fishing for trout & largemouth bass

- Traditional ice fishing excursions

New Hampshire

- Kayak and canoe lake fishing trips for bass

- River & stream fishing for trout

Rhode Island 

- Striped bass surfcasting experiences

- Kayak fluke fishing trips


- Guided hardwater jigging adventures

- Trophy freshwater bass fishing