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Fishing Maine

EZFishing brings you Maine's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 8653 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Maine Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Maine.

Maine Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Maine?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Maine Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Maine Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Maine's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Maine Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Maine.

  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the U ...
  • The Daily Reporter
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  • 3/30/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the U.S ...
  • Oklahoma News
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  • 3/29/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • Fish River Health opens new dental clinic in Madawaska
  • MADAWASKA, Maine — Fish River Rural Health administrators, staff and others were on hand Friday, March 24, for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the agency’s newest dental services clinic in Madawsaska. The clinic, which is currently open every ...
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 3/27/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • FishOn: Cod docufilm features Gloucester cast
  • The one documentary already completed is “Sacred Cod,” which examines the New England cod fishery through the lens of its history and influence, ultimately detailing the collapse that led to the current fishing crisis in the Gulf of Maine. The film has ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/26/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Expo brings thoughts of spring
  • BETHEL — "Anyone can tie flies," said Sean McCormick of Blue Heron Fly Fishing as he plucked hairs from a piece of deer hide at Saturday's Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo. He said he has taught the art to many people who did not think they had enough ...
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 3/25/2017 7:10:00 PM
  • ME scallops fishing area closed amid conflict
  • "We have a lot of fishermen who are very happy about it being closed", said Ben Martens, executive director of the Maine Coast Fishermen's Association, which represents numerous smaller boats. Regulators announced the closure Wednesday after small boat ...
  • techknowbits.com
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  • 3/25/2017 3:08:00 PM
  • New England Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • Scallop fishing is being shut down off the coast of Maine. Regulators are being urged to change rules that ME fishermen say favor only the bigger scallop operations. The Bangor Daily News reported that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ..
  • nyhetsbanken.info
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  • 3/25/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • For Walton guide, fishing's a way of life
  • “I grew up fishing,” said Foster, sharing that his childhood was spent at his grandparents’ camp on the northern border of Maine. “I’ve been going up there fishing my whole life, since I was a baby.” On his Reel Catskills blog, Foster ...
  • Daily Star
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  • 3/24/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the ..
  • Chron
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  • 3/24/2017 5:10:00 PM
  • Crews scrape frozen fish product off turnpike overpass
  • KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — A truck spilled 3 inches of a smelly fish product on a highway overpass in Kennebunk and crews had to scrape off the frozen mess. Town Fire Chief Jeff Rowe tells the Portland Press Herald the truck exited the Maine Turnpike on ...
  • 7NEWS
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  • 3/24/2017 3:39:00 PM
  • Scallop fishing closes off the coast of Maine
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Scallop fishing is being shut down off the coast of Maine. Federal authorities made this controversial decision after a contentious season over the last three weeks. Part-time scallopers have been fighting with the larger ...
  • WCSH6
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  • 3/24/2017 2:52:00 PM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the U ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 3/24/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Crews scrape frozen fish product off Maine Turnpike overpass
  • KENNEBUNK, Maine — A truck spilled 3 inches of a smelly fish product on a highway overpass in Kennebunk and crews had to scrape off the frozen mess. Town Fire Chief Jeff Rowe tells the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/2mz2BFu) the truck exited the ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/24/2017 10:46:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn't so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England's fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made the ..
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 3/24/2017 9:42:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — The cod isn’t so sacred in New England anymore. The fish-and-chips staple was once a critical piece of New England’s fishing industry, but catch is plummeting to all-time lows in the region. The decline of the fishery has made ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 3/24/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Fish fry at Bryan's IDK Wings
  • Fish fry at Bryan's IDK Wings IDK Wings, located in the village of Maine, earned third place in a Daily Herald survey of the top fish fries in the Wausau area. Check out this story on wausaudailyherald.com: http://wdhne.ws/2mVpg9Z
  • Wausau Daily Herald
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  • 3/23/2017 10:31:00 PM
  • Scalop fishing closes off the coast of Maine
  • Augusta, MAINE (NEWS CENTER) Scallop fishing closes off the coast of Maine. Federal authorities made this controversial decision after a contentious season over the last three weeks. Part-time scallopers have been fighting with the larger full-time operati
  • WCSH6
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  • 3/23/2017 10:11:00 PM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of ME: A David-Goliath story
  • Pingree and King say they've heard concerns that the scallops are being overfished. They argue the arrangement jeopardizes the scallop stock in the area and with it the economic vitality of Maine's fishing communities. This story will be updated.
  • Football Hebdo
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  • 3/23/2017 11:59:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of ME: A David-Goliath story
  • Some small boat fishermen say flawed management allows bigger boats to overfish scallops. Maine Sen. Angus King, an independent, and Rep. Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, say the move is a temporary fix, and more work is needed on the issue.
  • hoyentv.com
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  • 3/23/2017 11:45:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a digital subscriber .
  • Houston Chronicle
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  • 3/23/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 3/23/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing area to be closed down amid harvest conflict
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will close ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 3/23/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Scallop fishing in the Gulf of Maine: A David-Goliath story
  • Since the start of the scallop season this month, Jim Wotton has dragged heavy dredges along the seabed off Gloucester, hauling in as much as 200 pounds a day of the valuable clams, the area’s federal limit for small-boat fishermen. Now, to his dismay ...
  • Boston
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  • 3/22/2017 2:18:00 PM
  • Cortland Sylk: Fly Fishing Heritage in the 21st Century
  • I’ve taken it from Maine to Virginia and fished it in all four seasons. I’ve casted Sylk across fast rivers and caught landlocked salmon on dry flies, and I’ve worked the banks of weedy ponds for giant carp and bass. The 6-weight line loads the ...
  • castingacross.com
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  • 3/22/2017 1:29:00 PM

Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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