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As you are reading this week’s installment of North Country Angling, it is frigid. The January thaw of the last week is just a memory. However, as the owner of a fishing shop, there were several anglers and guides who shared their fishing memories from this year’s thaw.

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New Hamphire has been blessed with many fine fly tyers. Names like Jim Warner, Nick Lambrou and Ellis Hatch have made New Hampshire an active part of the fly-fishing scene nationally. Before them there was Ora Smith, Wendall Folkins, and our own Dick Surrette. New Hampshire’s most famous fly…

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As an angler, there are a multitude of choices for lures to place at the end of your line. It can be mind boggling to try and sift through all the choices. One way to simplify things is to choose a good all around lure that works for all species of fish; a lure that can be adjusted to match …

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And checking it twice. Yes, it is that time of year where the anglers among us start to think about the things they are going to need for the 2020 fishing season. No matter what age your angler is, they have made a wish list of items they need, and items they want. What better time to fill o…

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The last major consideration during the ice fishing pre-season is shelter. The weather here in the Valley and all major ice fishing destinations, can get extremely cold. Since there are only 12 to 16 weekends to ice fish, each weekend is like a little nugget of gold. Ice anglers do everythin…

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Winter took its first swipe at the Mount Washington Valley this week. Some of us are hunkering down and preparing for the long winter. Some of us are getting out our winter trekking gear and getting ready to hit the woods and the slopes.

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In 1994, the brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, was designated as New Hampshire’s state fish. This was not surprising. The brook trout has stood for the clear, clean, cold waters that are as vital to our state as the mountains from which these waters flow.

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With the closure of Designated Trout Ponds and the majority of streams to trout fishing, what is an angler to do? Fortunately for those of us here in the Mount Washington Valley, we have many options to cure that fishing jones rather than trying to quit cold turkey and wait for the ice to form.