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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

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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.

  • State hunting, fishing licenses for 2018 now available
  • The state offers a range of hunting and fishing opportunities. Maine is nearly as large as all the other New England states combined, with more than 17 million acres of forested land, 6,000 lakes and ponds and 32,000 miles of rivers and streams.
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 12/14/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Free Ice Fishing Seminar Jan 10 at Concord, N.H.
  • He has fished the waters of New Hampshire for more than thirty years. He conducts fishing seminars from Maine to Minnesota and guides hundreds of ice anglers each year from around the world in search of lake trout and white perch.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/14/2017 10:37:00 AM
  • New Hampshire Fish And Game Free Ice Fishing Talk Coming in January
  • He has fished the waters of New Hampshire for more than thirty years. He conducts fishing seminars from Maine to Minnesota and guides hundreds of ice anglers each year from around the world in search of lake trout and white perch.
  • onthewater.com
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  • 12/13/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • How to Tie Flies for Fly Fishing
  • At present I tie flies only for myself and for friends who go trout and salmon fishing here in Maine but, in the near future, I plan to start selling my creations once again to earn some extra money. It's an absorbing and profitable craft at which you ...
  • Mother Earth News
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  • 12/13/2017 7:47:00 AM
  • Maine: Buy Licenses for 2018 Online
  • A new year of hunting and fishing opportunity is just around the corner! The 2018 hunting and fishing licenses are now available for purchase online or at any of the more than 800 licensing agents statewide. The state of Maine offers a wide range of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/13/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • It Takes a Village to Raze a Dam
  • 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. Partners across the Northeast have ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 12/11/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Scallopers Seek Tagged Shellfish on Maine Fishing Grounds
  • DENNYSVILLE, Maine (AP) There’s buried treasure on the scalloping grounds of Maine. The Maine Department of Marine Resources is asking scallop harvesters to keep their eyes open for scallops that carry a special tag. The tags were placed on the ...
  • Newsradio WGAN
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  • 12/11/2017 2:33:00 PM
  • Big changes could be coming to East Coast herring fishery
  • The small, schooling fish are harvested from Maine to Florida and are used for fish oil, food for humans and bait for fishermen and lobstermen. The proposed rules are focused in part on the issue of potential "localized depletion," which is a controversial
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/8/2017 5:38:00 PM
  • Does drug addiction affect Maine’s commercial fishing?
  • A bill has been proposed in Maine intended to study the high rate of drug addiction in commercial fishing, which to Marine resources commissioner is ‘discriminatory.’ Patrick Keliher, head of the Maine Department of Marine Resources, claims the task ...
  • FIS
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  • 12/8/2017 4:50:00 PM
  • Herring at centre of push for regulatory change
  • The small, schooling fish are harvested from Maine to Florida and are used for fish oil, food for humans and bait for fishermen and lobstermen. The proposed rules are focused in part on the issue of potential “localised depletion,” which is a ...
  • NT News
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  • 12/8/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Cod quotas rise, flounder sinks
  • Northeast commercial groundfishermen will face a mixed sampler of annual catch limits when the 2018 fishing season opens, with significant increases to some Gulf of Maine stocks but continued declines in many of the flounder quotas. The New England Fishery
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/7/2017 11:18:00 PM
  • Maine shuts down Northern shrimp fishery for 2018
  • Scientific committee 'considers the stock to be in poor condition with limited prospects for the near future.' Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 12/6/2017 11:19:00 PM
  • St. Croix Hires Alex Smay as New Northeast Regional Account Manager
  • "I started fishing when I was a kid. I fish as often as I can and have been lucky enough to catch fish from Mexico to Maine," he said. "Recently, I've been focusing on new fly fishing techniques like Czech Nymphing and improving my fly tying game."
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/6/2017 7:44:00 AM
  • RENOVATING THE FED / JOHN MAULDIN´S WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
  • Mike McKee and Tom Keen at Bloomberg did a tribute to him here. He will be missed by many of us in the economics profession, and there will be a hole in the fishing group next year in Maine and at our New York dinners. Rest in peace, my friend. We just ...
  • gonzaloraffoinfonews.blogspot.com
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  • 12/5/2017 9:46:00 AM
  • Gulf of Maine Shrimp Fishery Closure Extended
  • Seacoast Online: New England shrimp will be unavailable to consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided Wednesday [Nov. 29]. An arm of the regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 12/4/2017 8:04:00 AM
  • Maine objections couldn't stop shrimp closure
  • Say this for Maine — both its state fisheries regulators and its shrimpers: They don't like to lose. Last Wednesday, Maine got outvoted by Massachusetts and New Hampshire on whether interstate fisheries regulators should continue closing the Gulf of ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/4/2017 5:17:00 AM
  • Renovating the Fed
  • Mike McKee and Tom Keen at Bloomberg did a tribute to him here. He will be missed by many of us in the economics profession, and there will be a hole in the fishing group next year in Maine and at our New York dinners. Rest in peace, my friend. We just ...
  • GoldSeek
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  • 12/3/2017 3:28:00 PM
  • Montauk Fishing Top to Bottom
  • “It is an amazing place,” says DeStefano, “For consistency, variety and big fish, I don’t think there is anywhere between New Jersey and Maine that outshines this place.” The ocean bottom here is scoured with cuts and gouges, hills and ...
  • saltwatersportsman.com
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  • 12/3/2017 1:09:00 PM
  • Maine scallop sector to see new rule change in January
  • Maine officials expect scallop harvest be the same as last year as season kicks off Friday. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices
  • IntraFish
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  • 11/30/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • New England shrimp fishing closed for at least 1 more year
  • PORTLAND, Maine — New England shrimp will be unavailable to seafood consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided on Wednesday. An arm of the regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 11/30/2017 11:31:00 AM
  • NE shrimp fishing closed for another year
  • PORTLAND, Maine — New England shrimp will be unavailable to seafood consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided on Wednesday. An arm of the regulatory Atlantic States Marine Fisheries ...
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette
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  • 11/30/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • Shrimp fishery closes another season
  • As expected, interstate fishery managers will close the Gulf of Maine to commercial shrimping in 2018 for the fifth consecutive year because of the continuing perilous condition of the northern shrimp stock. The northern shrimp section of the Atlantic ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 11/29/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Booms thanks to New Products
  • Uncomfortable? Unproductive? Think again. From Maine to Montana, no fewer than 2-million frozen-water anglers excitedly await the next phase of their fishing season. Time to find out what all the hype over hardwater is about.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/29/2017 7:49:00 AM

Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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