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 [...]

Sign Up for Fly Fishing 101 at Lopstick

Even if you don’t know anything about fly fishing - even if the only fish you’ve ever caught were from the grocery store – you can still learn how to fly fish. If you’ve ever wanted to learn the basics of fly fishing, you’ll get your chance at Lopstick’s upcoming Fly Fishing 101 class on [...]


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 [...]

Early Season Fishing Report

Early Season Fishing Report March 16, 2016 Hey this is the earliest season fly fishing report we have ever done! We are getting ready for the Hunting & Fishing Expo in Sherbrooke Canada. Bill has been fishing already and talks about the best flies and areas to fish. Check out our video report and we hope [...]

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 [...]

Pike Fishing On The Connecticut

Pike Fishing On The Connecticut River Catch huge pike on the Connecticut River in New Hampshire with Lopstick Outfitters. Recently I asked Bill Bernhardt about fly fishing for pike. Here's what he said... This Pike thing is kinda interesting. Greg and I just got back from fishing for them. We landed 6 or 8 fish [...]

Fly Fishing Report for Pittsburg NH, October 12, 2015.

Fly Fishing Report for Pittsburg NH, October 12, 2015 Autumn's colors arrived and now the leaves are beginning to drop. This is our last video fishing report for 2015 - for updates before the season ends just after dark on October 15th, 2015, call our office.