Fishing

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Profile Lake
A 13 acre lake stocked with trout and is also the headwaters to the Pemigewasett River. It is located under where the Old Man of the Mountain used to sit atop the Cannon Cliff. There is no boat ramp at Profile Lake. Parking area is on the west side of I-93 just past Exit 34B heading southbound. Restrictions at Profile Lake:
-Fly Fishing only
-No person shall take brook trout 12-16 inches in length. All brook trout 12-16 inches in length must be released immediately unharmed. The daily limit for brook trout shall be 2 fish, of which only one may be over 16 inches.

 

Echo Lake
A 38 acre spring-fed lake stocked with trout. Boat ramp access is on the south end of the lake just up the road from the Aerial Tramway parking lot, Exit 34B.

 

Fishing Licenses & Regulations
For information on fishing licenses and regulations in New Hampshire, click here. The closest location to buy a fishing license is Wayne's Market in North Woodstock or Walmart in Littleton.

 

Guide Services
For information on local fishing guides, click here and look for guides in the Franconia/Lisbon/Bethlehem region. 

 

Fishing supplies
Available for purchase at the Lakeside General Store at Echo Lake Beach: Live Bait, Fishing Nets, Bamboo Fishing Pole Kits, Bait Carriers, Bugspray, Sunscreen, etc