New Rules for 2020
New Hampshire Freshwater Fishing
- Rules changed to allow the taking of salmon in the upper Pemigewasset River as well as the lower Merrimack River and tributaries.
- Opening of a formerly closed section of the Saco River to fishing.
- Minor changes to the bass tournament lottery process.
- Clarification of boundaries for several river sections managed with special rules.
2020 Free Fishing Days
Saturday, January 18
Saturday, June 6
- Freshwater or saltwater fishing
by angling only
- NO LICENSE REQUIRED*
- Resident or nonresident
- All other regulations apply
* Anglers participating in fishing tournaments on Free Fishing Days must have a license.