A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod

Fishing is allowed on the Nashua River and along its banks within the refuge. The northern boat launch is located at the Bill Ashe Visitor Facility in Devens MA. The southern boat launch is located at our Still River Depot Road entrance in Harvard MA. All refuges, hatcheries and other Fish and Wildlife Service lands follow state and federal regulations.  

  • All anglers must comply with Massachusetts State fishing regulations including fishing licenses  

  • Fishing and swimming within wetland pools, ponds or streams are prohibited  

  • Catch and release only 

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