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Let’s Get The Lead Out!

Let’s Get The Lead Out!

Angler's: Know the Law Current state laws prohibits the sale and use of lead sinkers and jigs with a total weight of one ounce or less in all fresh water in NH. These laws prohibiting the use and sale of certain lead sinkers and jigs are designed to reduce Common Loon...

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Chinese Mystery Snail

Chinese Mystery Snail

The Chinese mystery snail has been reported in New Hampshire water bodies for many years. You may have noticed a large snail floating on the top of the water or buried in the sand along the shore and wondered what it was and where it came from. The Chinese Mystery...

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Lake Hosts – An Important Line of Defense

Lake Hosts – An Important Line of Defense

Lake Hosts are an important line of defense to catch aquatic invasive species that hitchhike on boats and trailers that are about to enter NH lakes. More information can be found at www.nhlakes.org/lake-host. Thank you to all the groups here at Pine River Pond who...

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Red Lakebed in Pickerel Cove

In 2017, a curious red color appeared on the lakebed in Pickerel Cove near the Young's Brook inlet, so we asked the experts at the NH Lay Lakes Monitoring Program (LLMP) to help us understand what's causing this phenomenon. The Young's Brook location was sampled that...

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Please don’t feed the geese!

Please don’t feed the geese!

Canada geese are one of the most readily recognized birds in the United States, and they are enjoyed by birdwatchers, sportsmen, outdoor enthusiasts and citizens. However, in some areas such as recreational lake environments, Canada geese can damage property, pose...

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Swimmer’s Itch

Swimmer’s Itch

Ever wonder why you sometimes get itchy after exiting the lake after a day of aqueous relaxation? You may not realize it, but the itch is caused by a parasite that has made its home under your skin! You can decrease your odds of getting swimmer’s itch by cleaning up...

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