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Portsmouth Fishing



Portsmouth Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Portsmouth, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Cod

  2. Atlantic Cod

    There is a 34.55% catch rate for Atlantic Cod, based on 22723 Atlantic Cod counted.

    Portsmouth Atlantic Cod Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH ATLANTIC COD COUNTS CHART


  3. Haddock

  4. Haddock

    There is a 18.25% catch rate for Haddock, based on 11999 Haddock counted.

    Portsmouth Haddock Counts Chart
    Haddock

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH HADDOCK COUNTS CHART


  5. Acadian Rockfish

  6. Acadian Rockfish

    There is a 13.84% catch rate for Acadian Rockfish, based on 9099 Acadian Rockfish counted.

    Portsmouth Acadian Rockfish Counts Chart
    Acadian

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH ACADIAN ROCKFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Atlantic Herring

  8. Atlantic Herring

    There is a 6.39% catch rate for Atlantic Herring, based on 4200 Atlantic Herring counted.

    Portsmouth Atlantic Herring Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH ATLANTIC HERRING COUNTS CHART


  9. American Plaice

  10. American Plaice

    There is a 4.45% catch rate for American Plaice, based on 2929 American Plaice counted.

    Portsmouth American Plaice Counts Chart
    American

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH AMERICAN PLAICE COUNTS CHART


  11. Silver Hake

  12. Silver Hake

    There is a 3.3% catch rate for Silver Hake, based on 2169 Silver Hake counted.

    Portsmouth Silver Hake Counts Chart
    Silver

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH SILVER HAKE COUNTS CHART


  13. Alewife

  14. Alewife

    There is a 3.2% catch rate for Alewife, based on 2103 Alewife counted.

    Portsmouth Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH ALEWIFE COUNTS CHART


  15. Pollock

  16. Pollock

    There is a 2.75% catch rate for Pollock, based on 1808 Pollock counted.

    Portsmouth Pollock Counts Chart
    Pollock

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH POLLOCK COUNTS CHART


  17. Red Snapper

  18. Red Snapper

    There is a 1.79% catch rate for Red Snapper, based on 1178 Red Snapper counted.

    Portsmouth Red Snapper Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH RED SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  19. Winter Flounder

  20. Winter Flounder

    There is a 1.32% catch rate for Winter Flounder, based on 866 Winter Flounder counted.

    Portsmouth Winter Flounder Counts Chart
    Winter

    ENLARGE PORTSMOUTH WINTER FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 79 species of fish and 65763 fish counted for April around Portsmouth.

To date, there are 159 species of fish and a total of 1147387 fish counted for Portsmouth and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1790 (234 years).

Last Update: 4/13/2024 1:22:12 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Portsmouth are the following:

  1. Tuna Hole


  2. Cheesefactory Pond


  3. Shag Rock


  4. RTs Spot


  5. IPS-039


  6. wreck-9439


  7. Whaleback Reef


  8. South Rock


  9. 4236


  10. Ipswich Bluff


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Top Portsmouth Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Eldredge Bros Fly Shop


  2. Surfland Bait & Tackle
    Our bait is brought in fresh nearly every day. We sell clams suitable for your own consumption, not just the fish. When fresh bait is scarce we have lots of frozen as well. We'll send you out with the best stuff.

  3. Crossroads Bait and Tackle


  4. Bridge Road Bait & Tackle
    Your Massachusetts Official Weigh Station and best place to purchase all your fresh and saltwater bait and tackle at the best prices.

  5. Merrimac Bait & Tackle


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Top Portsmouth Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Seacoast New Hampshire Sportfishing
    We specialize in personalized, small group sportfishing charters for trophy striped bass, shark, and bluefin tuna. Consistently catching trophy fish requires specialized techniques, top quality tackle, intimate knowledge of the grounds, and persevera

  2. Clandestino Fishing charters
    Come aboard and catch your dream fish. I will provide the Tartar sauce. Full amenities and comfortable 35' Duffy, will make your trip a memorable one.

  3. G Cove Charters LLC


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