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Welcome to the North Country Angler, “The Biggest Little Fly Shop in New Hampshire”. We are located in North Conway, New Hampshire, in the shadow of Mount Washington. The Saco and Ellis Rivers, two of the best fly fishing rivers in the East, are a short cast from our door step. The North Country Angler has been in the “Valley” for over forty years. We are a full service fly shop offering quality fly fishing gear and guiding. In addition to being a licensed Orvis dealer we stock a large selection of other quality name brands. We are authorized dealers for Scott, Temple Fork Outfitters and Echo rods. We are proud to sell Ross, Hardy, Waterworks/Lamson and Hatch reels. Our fly lines include: Rio, Air Flow, Scientific Anglers and Wulff. Other well known brands include: Fishpond, Loon, Dr. Slick and Montana Fly. We have a large selection of Simms waders and boots. With over 700 patterns we have one of the largest selections of flies in New Hampshire. Our fly tying selection is the best in the North Country.  HMH, Regal, Peak, Wapsi, Spirit River, Hairline and Whitting to name only a few of the brands we carry. Although we try to post up to date stream reports, in season, on this site please do not hesitate to call us for up to the minute fishing information. All of our staff are licensed New Hampshire fishing guides and stand ready to answer your questions on local conditions as well as any question you may have on equipment. Thank you for visiting our web site and when in the “Valley” please visit us at the shop. 

Bill and Janet Thompson  

A Double on the Saco

Invasive Species can ruin the environment and cost us billions of dollars. It's up to each of us to take action to protect our waters from being invaded. Fortunately, the best thing we can do is very easy - we must make sure that we are as clean as possible when we move between waters. Be A Clean Angler: Inspect - Clean - Dry

Checkout the New Posted Survey of the Saco River Watershed
                 This Report is also under the "Good Stuff" Menu Option.                    

 

Below are the latest Valley Angler, Fishing Report, Fly Tying and Video Articles 

 

 

 

 

 

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Another Day on the Saco

Valley Angler

Valley Angler
Another Day on the Saco
by Bill Thompson   

 

   


Last week was Janet’s birthday and we made it a week-long celebration. One of the best presents was a day long drift trip on the Saco. As luck would have it, for Janet and I, Nate had a trip canceled at the last minute and as a result invited Janet to spend a day on the Saco; I came along for the ride. A couple of weeks ago I had made the trip with Nate and Janet had wanted to do it ever since. 

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Tying With Fish Skulls

Fly Tying 101

    In this video we use some new materials from Flyman Fishing Co.: Fish-Mask and Fish-Skulls.

 

 

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Montana Success Story

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In 1974, Montana did something that stunned anglers across the state and the nation: it stopped stocking trout in streams and rivers that supported wild trout populations. After decades of use and millions of dollars invested, hatchery production was not helping, and in fact was the leading cause of the collapse of the fishery. Ground-breaking research on the Madison River in the late 1960s and early '70s organized by fisheries biologist Richard Vincent led to that decision. His study results showed that as hatchery production increased, trout abundance decreased, and native stocks were displaced.

Nearly forty years after Richard Vincent's study, Montana is one of America's premier trout fishing destinations. Focusing on habitat and discontinuing river hatchery stocking, trout fisheries have recovered and wild populations are self-sustaining.

On the anniversary of this monumental decision, Wild Fish Conservancy presents The Montana Story: Forty Years of Success. This is the first volume in a series of short videos called the Wild Fish Video Journal. This educational collection is an extension of our printed Wild Fish Journal.

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The NEW North Country Angler

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 This is the Admin(Lee Goldsmith) of this NEW web site for the North Country Angler.  I want to WELCOME all to the new site and give a short presentation of the features of the site for all registered users.  Below I will touch on the features that this site has that will make the site more friendly for all and give some feedback to us about the site.

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