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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.

  • Plan to expand sea urchin fishing up for public hearings
  • ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine’s plan to slightly expand its sea urchin harvesting season will be the subject of a pair of public hearings. Fishermen harvest sea urchins in Maine for their roe, which is used as food, primarily in Asia. The state Department ...
  • The Republic
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  • 5/28/2017 2:20:00 PM
  • Plan to expand sea urchin fishing up for public hearings
  • ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) - Maine’s plan to slightly expand its sea urchin harvesting season will be the subject of a pair of public hearings. Fishermen harvest sea urchins in Maine for their roe, which is used as food, primarily in Asia. The state ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 5/28/2017 1:40:00 PM
  • Fish and fiddleheads, a County tradition
  • The several sister lakes of the Fish River chain are currently offering constant trolling action, as are many of the more remote waters back into the North Maine woods. Local sportsmen with only an hour or so to fish before or after work needn’t despair ..
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 5/27/2017 9:08:00 AM
  • Elks To Host 17th Annual Youth Fishing Derby
  • The “Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs” Youth Fishing Derby was established by the Maine Legislature to be an outdoor recreation activity sanctioned by the Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. As in previous years, Maine Fish and Wildlife will stock Mantle ...
  • wagmtv.com
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  • 5/26/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • Annika Rod & Fly changes locations, remains in Brewer
  • Now, he’s an author. Bertolaccini’s first book, “Fundamentals of Fly Fishing, A Seasoned Angler’s Bag of Tips N’ Tricks,” was recently published by Maine Outdoor Publications. In it, readers will find some of the standard fare of the how-to ...
  • outthere.bangordailynews.com
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  • 5/26/2017 2:05:00 PM
  • Coastal fish farming industry proposed in North Carolina
  • For his part, Sebastian Belle, executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Association, told lawmakers that fish farming is a USD 100 million business in his state, which has been leasing areas along its coast for 35 years. "The sector is growing worldwide
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  • 5/26/2017 1:10:00 PM
  • Wardens search for man who disappeared while fishing in Porter
  • PORTER (WGME) -- The Maine Warden Service says they are searching for a man who went fishing Wednesday night on Plain Pond in Porter and never came home. Wardens say the man's family reported him missing Thursday morning. They say the man's boat was found
  • WGME
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  • 5/25/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Porter man missing after going catfishing
  • PORTER, MAINE (NEWS CENTER) — Maine Game Wardens are searching for a man missing since last night in the town of Porter. The man, who is in his 50's, went horned pout fishing on Wednesday night. Horned pout is a species of catfish. His family became ...
  • WCSH6
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  • 5/25/2017 5:49:00 PM
  • Where have all Maine's fish gone?
  • Searsport — Visitors to the Penobscot Marine Museum's "Gone Fishing!" exhibition, opening later this month, will have a chance to stroll through a fishing weir on dry land and with no risk of being scooped up and sent to a sardine cannery. This latest ...
  • The Republican Journal
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  • 5/25/2017 7:40:00 AM
  • Coastal lawmaker wants to create fish farming industry in NC
  • This will allow us to do fish farming and bring in some big bucks." Sebastian Belle, executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Association, told lawmakers that fish farming is a $100 million business in his state, which has been leasing areas along its .
  • WRAL
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  • 5/25/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • Knock back a crisp French white with this simple salmon and rich dish
  • Serve over kedgeree. Makes: 4 servings 2015 Louis Metaireau Sur Lie Grand Mouton, Muscadet Sevre et Maine, Loire Valley, France: Muscadet is incredibly versatile with most seafood, especially richer fish like salmon. Made from the grape variety melon ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 5/24/2017 8:29:00 PM
  • Fish River breaks ground on new $3.1 million clinic expansion
  • FORT KENT, Maine — Officials broke ground Friday on a $3.1 million expansion of the Fish River Rural Health clinic on Bolduc Avenue. With staff and visitors gathered behind the existing clinic, Fish River executive director Heather Pelletier welcomed ...
  • fiddleheadfocus.com
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  • 5/23/2017 9:45:00 PM
  • Meet the Ricu Cut and Clean, the Only Fish Gutting Tool I’ll Ever Use
  • The Ricu has thoroughly impressed me time and time again on my fishing trips here in Texas, and I’m looking forward to taking it north to Maine with me this summer. It packs easily, is lightweight, and doesn’t have any scary sharp edges. If you’re ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 5/22/2017 10:21:00 PM
  • Warming water threatens fishing ports
  • The continued warming of the Gulf of Maine is expected to pose additional threats to the region's commercially important species of seafood — and by extension to the fishing communities that harvest them, according to a new study. The study, jointly ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/21/2017 10:41:00 PM
  • ‘Gone Fishing!’ for the season
  • The new show explores the world of Maine's commercial fisheries through exhibits and programs that promise to entertain and educate children and adults alike. An opening reception for the exhibit “The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries” will be held ...
  • The Republican Journal
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  • 5/19/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Rhode Island Government's Electronic Monitoring on Boats Combats Overfishing
  • The group started out with a handful of boats in Maine and expanded the pilot program to Massachusetts last year after winning permission from NOAA Fisheries to replace human observers with the camera systems on a trial basis. It expanded to Rhode Island .
  • Government Technology
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  • 5/17/2017 6:16:00 PM
  • New rules crafted to avert another lobster bait shortage
  • The commission says the rules are intended to stabilize the rate of catch in the near-shore area of the Gulf of Maine, a critical fishing area for herring boats. The new rules include a weekly limit on the amount of herring that some fishermen can bring to
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/16/2017 8:37:00 PM
  • Salmon, people to run in the name of fish migration
  • EAST MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — Residents of Downeast Maine are getting ready to celebrate spring fish migration with a run of their own, and a chance to gorge on smoked fish. The 5th Annual Smolt Bolt and Bloater Bash is taking place in East Machias on May 20.
  • nh1.com
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  • 5/13/2017 11:32:00 PM

Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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