Kayak University

New Hampshire Fishing Guide

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Kayak University presented by Old Town is held at Cottage Place on Squam Lake.


This four-day event is New Hampshire’s only kayak fishing weekend destination event.


Fish and learn from some of the most knowledgeable kayak anglers in New England and industry professionals.
Meet like-minded kayak anglers of all ages and all skill levels.
Enjoy good food, good fishing, seminars, fireside chats, and being a part of our community.

Fish for smallmouth or largemouth bass, landlocked salmon, lake trout, rainbow trout, yellow perch, or white perch. Pick your poison and come prepared!

Have questions about the event? Use our contact form to email the event director.

GOT TO OUR CONTACT FORM


Register by contacting Cottage Place directly at 603-968-7116

Kayak University

at Cottage Place on Squam Lake

Presented by Old Town!

Here is a video explaining a little about what Kayak University is and why we hold it every year.

PAYMENT & POLICIES

Registrations should be made by contacting Cottage Place at 603-968-7116 or cottageplace@gmail.com.

Payment is due at time of booking.

Registrations are non-refundable.
If we need to cancel due to COVID-19
we will refund your registration.


For questions about the event use the contact form below.

CONTACT FORM


Kayak Rentals Near Cottage Place

Click to go to their website

Plymouth Ski and Sport

Wild Meadows Paddlesports
Center Harbor, NH

Holderness Harbor on Squam Lake
Holderness, NH

REGISTRATION INFO

$400 per person
$750 per couple

INCLUDES:

Meals
(Thursday evening – Sunday morning)
Lodging (three nights)

Private access to Big and Little Squam Lakes
Seminars !
Giveaways
Kayak Demos with Old Town Canoes & Kayaks

(Demo some of the new 2020 fishing kayaks from Old Town)

TO REGISTER:

Contact Cottage Place directly
603-968-7116

LOCATION:

Cottage Place on Squam Lake
1132 US-3
Holderness, NH 03245

EVENT INFO

SPECIAL GUESTS

TIM MOORE
Event Director
Old Town Canoes and Kayaks Pro Staff
Owner – Tim Moore Outdoors

JACK HOUGHTON JR.
Daddy Mac Lures
Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Pro Staff

HEATHER SWINDLER
Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Pro Staff
B.A.S.S and KBF Tournament Angler

DAN MCFETRIDGE
Senior Content Marketing Specialist
Old Town Canoes & Kayaks

RYAN DUBAY
Hobie Fishing Team

ERIC HARRISON
Hobie Fishing Team

JACK HOUGHTON
Co-Owner Daddy Mac Lures

LARRY WENTWORTH
Owner BigFish Bait CO.


ANDREW BURKE
On the Water Magazine

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WHAT TO BRING

– KAYAK (not provided)
– PFD (required)
– FISHING GEAR (rods, reels, tackle, etc.)
– RAIN GEAR
– PORTABLE VHF RADIO (HIGLY RECOMMENDED)
– SUNGLASSES
– SUNSCREEN
– BUG SPRAY
– SMALL COOLER (For lunch, drinks, etc.)
– WATER BOTTLE




Recycling receptacles will be provided during the event.

PLEASE USE THEM!

EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY
3 – 5pm CHECK-IN
5 – 6:30pm POTLUCK DINNER
(Bring a dish to share if you want!)

6 – 7pm WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
7 – 7:30pm SEMINAR – PRO PANEL
(Fire your questions at the panel of kayak anglers)

7:30 – 8pm FISHING MEETING
8 – 10pm SOCIAL


FRIDAY

6 – 7am BREAKFAST & DEPARTURE
7 am– 5pm FISHING & KAYAK DEMOS (BAGGED LUNCH)
5 – 6pm RETURN FOR DINNER
6 – 7pm DINNER (FISH FRY!)
7 – 8pm CLASSES (You can sign up that evening)
Fishing Tides and Solunar Tables with Ryan Dubay
Ultralight Fishing with Eric Harrison
Fishing Wooden Plugs for Large and Smallmouth Bass with Larry Wentworth

8 – 10:30pm SOCIAL


SATURDAY

6 – 7am BREAKFAST & DEPARTURE
7am – 5pm FISHING
(BAGGED LUNCH)
5 – 6pm RETURN FOR DINNER
6 – 7pm DINNER (COOK OUT!)
7 – 8pm CLASSES (You can sign up that evening)
Striped Bass Fishing with Eels with Ryan Dubay
How to Prepare for a Trounament with Heather Swindler

8 – 10:30pm SOCIAL


SUNDAY

6A– 7am BREAKFAST AND GOODBYES (or fishing)
7am – FISHING ON LITTLE SQUAM (Optional)

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WHAT TO FISH FOR

Landlocked Salmon
Lake Trout
Rainbow Trout
Smallmouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
Yellow Perch
White Perch

Cottage Place On Squam Lake

1132 US-3
Holderness, NH 03245


CONTACT FORM

For general inquiries and questions only.

For reservations please contact Cottage Place directly at 603-968-7116.

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