Coastal Boat and Shore Fishing Sites in NH

The numbers (1-18) in the left-hand column refer to boating access sites shown on the maps at the bottom of the page.

The letters (A-R) refer to shore fishing access sites.

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1

Piscataqua River • Accessible at all tides
Pierce Island • Ample parking • Shore angling • Fee charged

2

Atlantic Ocean • Not accessible at low tide
Odiorne Point State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Rye • Shore angling • Fee charged

3

Atlantic Ocean • Accessible at all tides
Rye Harbor State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Rye • Fee charged • Fuel pumps seasonally

4

Hampton Harbor • Accessible at all tides
Hampton Harbor State Park • Ample parking • Route 1A, Hampton • Fee charged • Fuel pumps seasonally

5

Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
Exeter Town Landing • Limited parking • Off Water St., Exeter • Shore angling

6

Squamscott River • Not accessible at all tides
Stratham Town Landing • Limited parking • River Road, Stratham • Carry-in only • Shore angling

7

Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
Newfields Town Landing • Limited parking • Squamscott Road, Newfields • Shore angling

8

Squamscott River • Accessible at all tides
Chapman’s Landing • Limited parking • Route 108, Stratham • Shore angling • Fish and Game property

9

Great Bay • Not accessible at all tides
Sandy Point Discovery Center • Limited parking • Depot Road, Greenland • Carry-in only • Fish and Game property • Shore angling

10

Winnicut River • Accessible at high tide
Greenland Town Landing • Very limited parking • Tide Mill Road, Greenland • 4-wheel-drive access only • Remote/carry-in

11

Lamprey River • Accessible at all tides
Newmarket Town Landing • Limited parking • Water Street (off Route 108) • Shore angling

12

Great Bay • Not accessible at all tides
Adams Point Boat Launch • Limited parking • Off Durham Point Road, Durham • Shore angling • Fish and Game property

13

Little Bay • Accessible at all tides
Great Bay Marine • Ample parking/fuel pumps • Newington • Private docks • Fee charged

14

Piscataqua River • Not accessible at all tides
Hilton State Park • Ample parking • Dover Point • Shore angling • Spaulding Turnpike, Dover

15

Little Bay • Not accessible at all tides
Little Bay Marina • Limited parking/fuel pumps • Dover Point, Dover • Fee charged

16

Oyster River • Accessible at all tides
Jackson’s Landing • Ample parking • Old Piscataqua Road, Durham • Shore angling

17 Oyster River • Accessible at all tides
Durham Town Landing • Ample parking • Old Landing Road, Durham • Carry-in only • Shore angling
18 Cocheco River • Accessible at all tides
George’s Marina • Street parking • Dover • Fee charged

 
A

Salmon Falls River, Gulf Road, Rollingsford • Bridge and shore fishing • Limited parking

B

Salmon Falls River, Route 4, Rollingsford • Fish below dam • Limited parking

C

Bellamy River – Scammell Bridge, Route 4, Dover • Bridge and shore fishing • Moderate parking

D

Piscataqua River - Bloody Point, Newington • Limited parking • Shore fishing

E

Piscataqua River/Great Bay - Old General Sullivan Bridge, Newington/Dover Point • Bridge and shore fishing • Ample parking • Do not fish in center of bridge due to boat navigation channel.

F

Back Channel – New Castle Bridge, Route 1B, Portsmouth/New Castle • Do not fish in center of bridge • Limited parking

G

Piscataqua River – Fort Constitution, Route 1B, New Castle • State Park • Angling hours restricted • Limited parking

H

Piscataqua River – New Castle Common, Route 1B, New Castle • Town-owned property • Angling hours restricted • Ample parking • Fee charged

I

Little Harbor – Fort Stark, Wild Rose Lane, off Route 1B, New Castle • State Park • Angling hours restricted • Limited parking

J

Little Harbor – Wentworth Bridge, Route 1B, New Castle/Rye • Do not fish in center of bridge • Limited parking

K

Little Harbor – Odiorne Point State Park, Route 1A, Rye • State Park • Fish from jetty and shore • Ample parking • Fee charged

L

Atlantic Ocean – Odiorne Point State Park to Rye Harbor State Park, along Route 1-A Route 1A, Rye • Numerous angling sites • Ample parking • Fee charged at State Park parking lots

M

Atlantic Ocean – N. Hampton State Beach, Route 1A, North Hampton • Metered parking

N

Atlantic Ocean – North Beach, Route 1A, Hampton • Metered parking

O

Tide Mill Creek, Route 101, Hampton • Limited parking

P

Hampton Harbor/ Atlantic Ocean – Hampton Beach State Park, Route 1A, Hampton • Fishing from jetty and beach • Angling hours restricted • Fee charged • Limited parking

Q

Blackwater River, Route 286, Seabrook • Shore angling only • Do not fish from bridge • Limited parking

R

Hampton River - Depot Ave., Hampton Falls • Shore angling • Gravel boat ramp • Limited parking


 
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