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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.

  • Debt Clock Ticking
  • Then I must go to St. Louis for a day, too. In August, I go to Grand Lake Stream, Maine for the Camp Kotok economists gathering/fishing trip. Then I have an Ashford, Inc. board meeting in Beaver Creek where Shane and I will spend an extra couple of days at
  • MauldinEconomics.com
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  • 6/8/2018 9:52:00 PM
  • Farm fresh fish available at Micmac hatchery in Caribou
  • The 34,000 gallon indoor fish farm supports more than 30,000 brook trout hatched from native Maine eggs. Various tanks and pools hold from 1-3-inch fry up to 18-inch fish that weigh up to three pounds, all kept in constantly circulating fresh recycling ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 6/7/2018 11:27:00 PM
  • How to slow an invasive species? Turn it into gourmet food
  • PORTLAND, Maine — If we eat them, will they go away? Unfortunately for foes of the green crabs that plague New England shellfish, the answer is probably "no." But that's not stopping a group of scientists, fishermen, chefs and others from getting ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 6/7/2018 1:53:00 AM
  • A Seafood Hater Chases Fish in Maine
  • GROWING UP IN MAINE, I learned that to gain respect you have to present yourself with a certain measure of pluck. I’d steeled my nerves many times as a kid: swimming in 40-degree water, bushwhacking through impenetrable forests and playing soccer against .
  • The Wall Street Journal
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  • 6/6/2018 4:30:00 PM
  • The Best Fishing Father’s Day Gifts We’ve Seen This Year
  • Even when they aren’t fishing, they can daydream of their favorite species with this Orvis series of U.S.-made, Maine artist-designed pint glasses. Get him two and you’ll have something to toast with on Father’s Day (Another tip: There’s 10% off a ...
  • Wide Open Spaces
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  • 6/5/2018 9:03:00 PM
  • Gearing up for fly fishing road trips
  • The venerable tradition of the fly-fishing road trip even predates personal vehicles – in the late 1800s, anglers would hop onto railroad cars and head north into the trout camps of Maine, Michigan, and Canada. Today, savvy road-tripping anglers make ...
  • Gear Institute
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  • 6/5/2018 4:34:00 PM
  • Maine land-based salmon farm appoints first managers
  • The land-based Atlantic salmon producer is moving forward with its plans in Maine. The land-based Atlantic salmon producer is moving forward with its plans in Maine. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across ..
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  • 6/5/2018 12:18:00 PM
  • The Ugly Fish That Sings Its Own Song
  • Left: Erica Staaterman with a baby larval snapper (Credit: Erica Staaterman) Right: Simon Brandl diving off a shore in Maine. (Jonathan Rodemann) While the idea of fish having individual voices might seem surprising (Staaterman and Brandl’s study was the .
  • Smithsonian Magazine
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  • 6/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
  • Using New Technology To Answer An Old Problem...How Old Is That Wild Fish?
  • The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife recently acquired the equipment necessary for a Fish Aging Lab that is now located at our Bangor, Maine office. Before the otolith can be sectioned, it must be suspended in a 2-part epoxy within a ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/4/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • Conservation groups say pact will help save Atlantic salmon
  • Commercial fishing for Atlantic salmon is prohibited in the United States, where the fish’s Gulf of Maine population is listed under the Endangered Species Act. But the Atlantic Salmon Federation and North Atlantic Salmon Fund said their new deal with ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 6/3/2018 4:14:00 PM
  • US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of American fish stocks that can be described as “overfished” has hit an all-time low, the U.S. government announced on Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the statement as part of its ...
  • MyNorthwest.com
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  • 6/3/2018 1:37:00 PM
  • Free fishing at Maine's rivers and lakes over the weekend
  • BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - It's free fishing weekend.The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging people to get outside this weekend and fish for free. Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd, anyone including non-residents can fish ...
  • WABI-TV
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  • 6/2/2018 11:12:00 PM
  • The 25 Best Concerts in Phoenix This June
  • That's because the lineup will include local rockers Doll Skin and The Maine, Buffalo scream rock darlings Every Time I Die, and party ska legends Reel Big Fish. After that, it's not clear what will happen with the event. But it's a big deal that it's endi
  • Phoenix New Times
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  • 6/2/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is June 2-3
  • AUGUSTA, Maine — This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters. Free fishing ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 6/1/2018 3:52:00 PM
  • Best Places For Fresh Fish In Los Angeles
  • Herringbone’s dinner menu makes a big impression with cold fare (Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab, jumbo shrimp, Big Eye tuna carpacio), hot dishes (crab cakes, braised mussels, Buffalo octopus) and entrees (seafood linguini, grilled wild swordfish ...
  • MSN
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  • 5/30/2018 6:15:00 PM
  • Finding Refuge in Restored Rivers
  • Since 2009, the Service and partners have removed or replaced more than 507 barriers to fish passage from Maine to West Virginia, reconnecting more than 4,020 miles of rivers and streams and 19,300 acres of wetlands. While some of this work has been ...
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  • 5/30/2018 4:14:00 PM
  • HIGH YIELD TRAIN WRECK / JOHN MAULDIN´S WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
  • In August, I will take my traditional Camp Kotok fishing trek with many friends and my youngest son at Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Later that month, Shane and I will go to Beaver Creek, Colorado for an Ashford board meeting. We also plan to visit Woody Brock
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  • 5/30/2018 9:49:00 AM
  • Orono dam work cause for fish deaths in Penobscot River
  • BANGOR, Maine (WABI) If you've walked along the waterfront in Bangor or Brewer, you may have noticed quite a few dead fish floating in the river. The fish started to pile up this weekend and caused quite a stink in the area. The dead fish are the result of
  • WABI-TV
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  • 5/29/2018 8:53:00 PM
  • Conservation deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland for 12 years
  • An Atlantic salmon leaps while swimming inside a farm pen near Eastport, Maine, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Eastport, Maine. A deal has been reached that will halt commercial salmon fishing in Greenland and the Faroe Islands for the next 12 years to allow ..
  • Medicine Hat News
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  • 5/28/2018 4:50:00 PM
  • Deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland
  • The coastal waters of Greenland and the Faroe Islands are critical feeding grounds for the salmon, and many come from endangered populations in rivers like the Saint John in New Brunswick and the Penobscot in Maine. In exchange for commercial fishermen not
  • MSN
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  • 5/28/2018 4:20:00 PM
  • Alone on a Maine river, fly-fishing again
  • John Kirk rolled into the parking lot of Veazie Salmon Club on Saturday afternoon in a pickup truck full of fly rods — seven to be precise — and other assorted fishing gear, eager to see if he could catch an early arriving American shad. Not that the ...
  • Bangor Daily News
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  • 5/28/2018 11:14:00 AM
  • High Yield Train Wreck
  • In August, I will take my traditional Camp Kotok fishing trek with many friends and my youngest son at Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Later that month, Shane and I will go to Beaver Creek, Colorado for an Ashford board meeting. We also plan to visit Woody Brock
  • GoldSeek
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  • 5/27/2018 7:01:00 PM
  • US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. government says the number of American fish stocks that can be described as "overfished" has hit an all-time low. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the statement Thursday as part of its annual Status .
  • Union Bulletin
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  • 5/26/2018 5:18:00 AM

Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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Maine Weather

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