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Fishing Massachusetts

EZFishing brings you Massachusetts'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 5575 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Massachusetts Fishing Resources

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

Massachusetts Fishing Regulations

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


Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Government Agencies

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

Massachusetts Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Massachusetts.

  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, July 19th
  • BOSTON, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts sheriff's deputy has been convicted of helping a fishing mogul known as "The Codfather" smuggle profits out of the country. A federal jury in Boston found 47-year-old Antonio Freitas guilty Wednesday of charges .
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  • 7/20/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • UPDATE: Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. While summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast, with ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 7/19/2017 8:30:00 PM
  • Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • BOSTON (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. Summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 7/19/2017 3:54:00 PM
  • Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • BOSTON — Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. Summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast, with ...
  • The Republic
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  • 7/19/2017 4:39:00 AM
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  • Madison County Courier
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  • 6/28/2017 6:51:00 AM
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  • The ministry has now expanded to the cities of San Antonio, Texas; Providence, Rhode Island; New Bedford, Massachusetts; and Minneapolis, Minnesota. To date, Mobile Loaves & Fishes has served over 4 million meals, and with more than 18,000 volunteers ...
  • Catholic World Report
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  • 6/23/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • Sign Up Now: Kids Fishing Derby at Jamaica Pond on June 24
  • This event is sponsored by: Boston Parks & Recreation, Boston Park Rangers, Massachusetts Environmental Police, BPDBS, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Appalachian Mountain Club, Bass Pro Shops, The Fishing Academy, BPPA, and BPSOF.
  • jamaicaplainnews.com
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  • 6/19/2017 12:05:00 AM
  • FishFinder: Long Pond hosts tourney Saturday
  • All size boats and motors are allowed in this event. Just remember your Massachusetts fishing license and try to catch and release unharmed. A cooler makes a good live well to get them to the weigh station, then they can be released. This weekend will be .
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 6/16/2017 10:35:00 AM
  • Anglers put fishing aside when 22-foot shark appears behind boat; video
  • John Chisholm of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries later told MassLive that it was a basking shark. Said Ballantine: “We were told it was confirmed as a white shark in the beginning, but there are quite a few people saying it could possibly be a ...
  • grindtv.com
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  • 6/15/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Great White Shark Scares Boaters Out Fishing
  • you better leave some fish for me, or else!" I've been in radio since 1981, starting on Cape Cod, and in Boston, Massachusetts where I grew up. (when The Sox and Patriots both broke everyone's hearts, and the Celtics ruled. Funny how things change.)
  • iheart.com
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  • 6/14/2017 8:17:00 PM
  • Friends out fishing on Cape Cod spot massive shark beneath boat (video)
  • Sharks can be spotted on Cape Cod most commonly between May and November. Dr. Greg Skomal, a biologist with Massachusetts Marine Fisheries heading the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, says that the creatures' population has increased since high levels
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 6/14/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • MA Fisherman Cited for Dragging at Night
  • On Thursday, June 1, at 4:37 a.m., the fishing grounds in Massachusetts Bay state waters opened to commercial mobile gear fisheries. The Massachusetts Environmental Police vessel Thomas Paine was patrolling the area to ensure that all fishing vessels were
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 6/13/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Inside the Multi-million-Dollar World of Eel Trafficking
  • Im handed the agent a check for $3,450. Three days later he exported that haul in a shipment of 38 pounds of eels—valued at $25,000—via Boston, Massachusetts, to an importer in Hong Kong. Fishermen Saul Love (left) and Joseph Dana visit Bill Sheldon ...
  • nationalgeographic.com.au
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  • 6/13/2017 2:36:00 AM
  • Lawmakers seek programs to attract young fishermen
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Four U.S. Senators including Edward Markey of Massachusetts have filed legislation to help young people facing challenges as they try to enter the fishing industry. The bill, called the Young Fishermen's Development Act, would provide ...
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  • 6/12/2017 4:34:00 AM
  • Another fish fight
  • Edward Markey from Massachusetts and Sen. Maria Cantwell from Washington state – to introduce the “Young Fishermen’s Development Act.” “This could not be anymore offensive,” Rod Arno, the executive director of the AOC, said Friday. Needless to ...
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  • 6/10/2017 3:50:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Massachusetts
  • The diverse number of places to go fishing and boating in Massachusetts won’t disappoint you. Go saltwater surf fishing off the Cape Cod National Seashore or take a sailboat out on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. Get fishing license information and all ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Striper Poachers Busted in Gloucester, MA
  • The Gloucester Times reports on a May 28 seizure of 13 undersized striped bass by the Massachusetts Environmental Police (EPO). Acting on a tip, EPO officers responded to an area near Rafes Chasm in Magnolia, MA, where they observed 10 individuals fishing
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  • 6/9/2017 2:23:00 PM
  • Free saltwater fishing June 17-18
  • Next weekend, June 17 and 18, is Free Fishing Weekend here in Massachusetts for anyone wishing to try their hand at saltwater action. Anglers will have two full days to try for every fish that swims in our waters -- bluefin tuna, shark, swordfish ...
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 6/9/2017 10:46:00 AM
  • How a Single Mom Created a Plastic Food-Storage Empire
  • Having grown up in a poor Massachusetts farm family, he had vowed to make a million dollars by the time he was 30. He hadn’t. He did have a host of esoteric inventions—among them, a fish-powered boat and no-drip ice cream cone—under his belt.
  • mentalfloss.com
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  • 6/6/2017 9:36:00 PM
  • Freshwater fishing free this weekend in Massachusetts
  • BOSTON (AP) - For those wanting to put up the "Gone Fishing" sign this weekend, the state is adding a little extra incentive. MassWildlife has designated Saturday and Sunday as free freshwater fishing weekend. It means you won't need a fishing license to .
  • WNYT
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  • 6/3/2017 10:26:00 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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