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Bow Lake Profile - New Hampshire

Bow Lake Profile - Strafford - Northwood -   NH 

Lakefront Monday highlights different lakes in New Hampshire. This page is sponsored by Lady of the Lake Realty in Meredith NH. If you want information on a lake e-mail us for lake profile You can view other available lake listings on our website. 

Bow Lake is 1149 acres with an average depth of 10 feet and a maximum of 65 feet. The lake is mesotrophic with clear water. The lake is classified as a cold and warm-water fishery, with rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth bass, and white perch. 

This popular lake is one of the largest lakes in southern NH. It is an easy commute from Portsmouth or Manchester NH and about 1.5 hours from Boston. There are 7 islands and Bennett Island is my favorite with a Bald Eagles nest and Loons nesting to view from shore.  Loon Island, Long Island, Beech Island, Pine Island,  Rye Island, and  York Island are the others. 

Golf courses are close by and Antique Alley is located on Rt 4 in Northwood. You will find several antique stores and a great location to purchase granite counter tops. ( Bob’s Granite ).  Bow Lake Home - Bow Lake Homes for Sale

Boating restrictions. SAF-C 402.07 -

(a) No person shall operate a vessel at a speed exceeding 6 MPH on that section of Bow Lake in Strafford between:
(1) the dam at the outlet of the lake;
(2) the easterly point of the first island west thereof, and
(3) also on the northerly course between the easterly point of the island referred to in (2) and the red and black buoys marking the northwest entrance to the channel.

Call Lady or the Lake Realty at 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at or text 603-566-6608  #nhlakesrealty  

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