Red Lakebed in Pickerel Cove

A curious red color has shown up on the lakebed in Pickerel Cove near the Young’s Brook inlet, so we asked the experts at the UNH Cooperative Extension to help us understand what’s causing this phenomenon. The Young’s Brook sampling location was...
Get The Lead Out!!!

Get The Lead Out!!!

On June 1, 2016, a new law takes effect that redefines what a lead jig is for the purposes of taking fish in the fresh waters of New Hampshire. All lead jigs less than or equal to one ounce will be prohibited.  It is well documented that lead, when ingested, is toxic...
Chinese Mystery Snail

Chinese Mystery Snail

Large snails were recently discovered in the area of the Lord Road Boat Ramp. NH DES has confirmed from pictures that the species is the Chinese Mystery Snail which is an exotic / invasive species. An easy method to tell the difference between our native snail vs....
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...