Early Season Fishing at Lopstick

As warm weather finally begins to take hold here in northern New Hampshire, eager anglers are already getting a jump on the fishing season. The fishing at this time of year is commonly known as "ice out fishing." As ice out occurs in the area’s lakes and ponds, smelt – the region’s main forage fish [...]

How Outdoors’ People Can Protect Mother Nature

As people who enjoy the outdoors, it’s important for us to take care of the wilderness and waterways we love. The beauty and popularity of Pittsburg shows how valuable and rewarding it is to protect wild places. Here are a few steps outdoors’ people can take to protect the environment we love so much. Buy [...]


There may still be snow cover on the ground, and ice covering many of our lakes and ponds, but the approach of spring means it’s time to start thinking about... fishing! Fly Tying Video Our Bill Bernhardt shows you how to tie a Soft Hackle Streamer, a useful fly here in the Great North Woods. Upcoming [...]

Spring is Coming

For those who want to cling to their frozen memories of the winter of 2017, we’ve got some great snowmobiling videos, that were taken over the last few months. As you ponder through the great memories, remember to make a little note about reserving your favorite cabin next season! As snowmobile season comes to a [...]

Learn to Fly Fish This Year

Few things in this world are more enjoyable than a day of fly fishing. There’s something wonderful about spending time in nature, listening to the sounds of a rippling river, enjoying the graceful, rhythmic movement of casting a fly line, and the excitement of landing a beautiful fish. Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn to [...]

Lopstick Episode – On The Water

On The Water TV Features Lopstick Full Episode, Watch it Here Last September, On The Water TV went on a fly fishing trip with Lopstick Outfitters. They headed north to Pittsburg, New Hampshire to target landlocked salmon and trout on the fly rod along the headwaters of the mighty Connecticut River. Great fishing, great fun and [...]

Learn to Spey Cast at Lopstick

Learn to Spey Cast April 23 and 24, 2016 Join us in April and learn to spey cast with renowned instructor, Wayne Aldridge. Just in time for the fishing season, learn to spey cast. Bring your own spey rod or use a brand new Spey or Switch rod from ORVIS. Wayne will be instructing on how to apply [...]

Boys of Summer – Fly Fishing Images of the Summer of 2015

Boys of Summer Fly Fishing Images of the Summer of 2015 from our guides and guests. Set to Don Henley's the 'Boys of Summer', the video is a collection of images and good times on the Upper Connecticut River, the Androscoggin River and ponds in NH's Connecticut Lakes Region. The Cabins at Lopstick is an [...]

Images of the Week – September 4, 2015

Images of the Week Photos from our head guide, Bill Bernhardt, of fishing and fun in the Great North Woods.

Androscoggin – A Photo Essay

Androscoggin - A Photo Essay By Wes Lavin We are so blessed that Wes Lavin shares his incredible photography with us and our followers. Here are some great shots of Umbagog and the Androscoggin River.