North of Conway and east of Gorham, the Androscoggin River provides good trout fly fishing opportunties. The Androscoggin River is accessible from the Dummer-Cambridge town line to the Pontook Dam, and from Saw Mill Dam to the NH/ME border. Each section of the river has special rules so make sure to check with the NH Fish and Game department for current regulations.
The scenic lower section of the Androscoggin River near Gorham and Shelburne has been protected as a catch-and-release zone. It can be fished from drift boat or wading year-round, but is best May through November.
This river is managed by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department for trout fishing. There is no closed season.
Overall, Lower Androscoggin River is the 11th most popular fly fishing river of all 19 fly fishing spots in New Hampshire.