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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.


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.

  • Swedish official won't rule out national lobster ban
  • Lobster exports make up a significant piece of the Massachusetts lobster fishery’s business. Gloucester reigns as the state’s most prolific lobster port, both in terms of landings by weight and number of permitted lobstermen fishing here, followed by ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 10/19/2016 10:31:49 AM
  • Mass Street Fish House and Raw Bar to Open this Fall
  • LAWRENCE, Kan. - Oct. 18, 2016 - PRLog-- Construction has started on a new restaurant at 719 Massachusetts Street. The space will undergo a complete remodel in preparation for the opening of Mass Street Fish House and Raw Bar this fall. Located in the ...
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  • 10/18/2016 5:21:02 PM
  • National Fish seeking city subsidy to purchase plant
  • National Fish & Seafood, a tenant at Americold's property in Gloucester, Massachusetts is looking to buy the facility, reports the Gloucester Times. The company, the US processing and shrimp importing arm of Pacific Andes International Holdings (PAIH ...
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  • 10/13/2016 3:46:44 PM
  • A Fish’s-Eye View of the New England Drought
  • Just as they do every fall, Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife workers are stocking dozens of rivers and ponds with rainbow trout, raised in hatcheries, for anglers to catch. But this year, because of the drought, a few places won’t get fish.
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  • 10/11/2016 12:54:20 AM
  • Attention fish eaters! You may be consuming toxic chemicals
  • Most power plants slaughter a million or more fish a year (For instance, in Massachusetts, USA one plant kills one million fish a day.) So, whenever you switch your light on and you know your power is coming from a sea-based or estuary-based power-plant ..
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  • 10/10/2016 7:46:31 PM
  • Fishing Gear Recovery Effort Planned by Center for Coastal Studies
  • PROVINCETOWN – The Center for Coastal Studies will be working this winter to clean up lost, abandoned or derelict fishing gear from Cape Cod and Massachusetts Bays. The organization was awarded a $95,000 grant through NOAA’s Marine Debris Program to ...
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  • 10/5/2016 10:12:38 AM
  • Ipswich Bay Massachusetts US GPS Fishing Spots (3450+)
  • Download over 3450 fishing spots in Ipswich Bay, Massachusetts, US. Tired of fishing the same spots? We have the best fishing spots for Ipswich Bay. Our files contain artificial and natural reefs, buoys, ledges, rocks, shipwrecks, and many other types of .
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  • 10/5/2016 8:03:47 AM
  • Counting Fish
  • Ginger the Drone about to take off and hover above the calibration chart. • Biologists William (Bill) Hoffman and Nick Buchan of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries for taking us out to sea and teaching us the basics of fish sampling ...
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  • 10/4/2016 6:24:45 AM
  • Massachusetts Commercial Fishing Permits
  • All persons who land and sell finfish, shellfish, lobsters, edible crabs or other living marine resources in Massachusetts must have a commercial fishing permit from the Division of Marine Fisheries and must sell only to permitted Massachusetts dealers.
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  • 10/3/2016 11:58:12 PM
  • Massachusetts fishing groups go into politics
  • The Boston Globe: The Massachusetts fishing industry, coping with a new set of tough government regulations, is hiring lobbyists and pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the campaign coffers of state and federal lawmakers to fight for its survival.
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  • 10/3/2016 11:58:12 PM
  • The Quiet Fishing Town In Massachusetts That Seems Frozen In Time
  • This little fishing village is the perfect fusion of classic, coastal charm and inspiring art colony. No matter if you want to spend a relaxing weekend by the sea, are craving some fresh seafood, or just want to stroll along one of the state’s most ...
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  • 10/3/2016 7:08:53 AM
  • Fish The Striper Strip
  • Drive Route 127 along the fishy beaches of Massachusetts’ North Shore and spot fall-run stripers from your car. There’s a great deal to be said for taking a fish from the chest-high nighttime October surf, a time when most people are indoors ...
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  • 9/30/2016 7:01:07 PM
  • Bonefish epigenetics sampling in Biscayne Bay
  • BTT and University of Massachusetts Amherst concluded a successful research trip collecting non-lethal blood samples from bonefish in Miami's backyard, beautiful Biscayne Bay. A total of 25 blood samples were collected from Miami to North Key Largo in a ..
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  • 9/28/2016 6:46:11 AM
  • Legal Sea Foods partners with Massachusetts on fish DNA tests
  • Full access to all content published on Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker, the latest species prices Archive of over 177,000 articles – Two decades of stories 1 week unlimited digital access ..
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  • 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
  • Hundreds of Dead Fish Wash Ashore Along Massachusetts Yacht Club, Beach
  • Hingham residents are reacting after a large amount of bait fish, commonly known as pogies, have been washing ashore along the Hingham Yacht Club and surrounding beach areas. "It's thousands and thousands," said one resident Wednesday night. "Well, we ...
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  • 9/22/2016 1:45:30 AM
  • Bay State lobstermen press pols to ease access to restricted areas
  • BOSTON — Bay State lobstermen want federal fishing regulators to work with them to ease restrictions on lobstering in Massachusetts Bay and two areas east of the South Shore, proposing new safety measures that would allow boats to continue to operate ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/21/2016 5:45:53 PM
  • Fish and Game official: 'We're becoming the OHRV police'
  • State Fish and Game conservation officers helped an injured Massachusetts man hike out from the 19 Mile Brook Trail in Green's Grant, after he... In an all-New Hampshire final that again culminated one of the dirtiest fundraisers anywhere, the Nashua Mud .
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  • 9/21/2016 10:36:24 AM
  • For the first time in the United States, a team from the Silvio O. Conte National Fish & Wildlife Refuge in western Massachusetts, is combining over a decade of PTB adult surveys, habitat management & acquisition, larval translocations, and captive ...
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  • 9/20/2016 12:10:38 PM
  • 'Sad day' for the fishing industry following marine monument designation
  • The coalition of fishing representatives includes Williams, J. Grant Moore of Broadbill Fishing in Westport, and at least 10 other members from Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and New York. The letter said those entities “are directly affected .
  • South Coast Today
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  • 9/16/2016 12:41:02 AM
  • Fishing lines threaten whales, but help is possible
  • Scott Landry, director of the Marine Animal Entanglement Response Program in Provincetown, Massachusetts, said about 80 percent of humpback and right whales have scars on their bodies from getting entangled at some point in fishing gear. “Most helped ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 9/15/2016 11:58:05 PM
  • Obama: Oceans key to protecting planet from climate change
  • "We've been fishing out there for 35 years. It's a big blow to us," said Jon Williams, president of the Atlantic Red Crab Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts. White House officials said the administration listened to industry's concerns, and noted the ..
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/15/2016 5:38:41 PM
  • Recreational fishing will be allowed in New England marine preserve
  • Recreational fishing will be allowed in the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the Massachusetts coast — a big win for the recreational fishing and boating industries as an important marine resource is preserved without ...
  • Trade Only Today
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  • 9/15/2016 3:51:19 PM
  • Marine monument 'big blow' for New England fishing industry
  • "We've been fishing out there for 35 years. It's a big blow to us," said Jon Williams, president of the Atlantic Red Crab Company in New Bedford, Massachusetts. White House officials said the administration listened to the concerns of the industry and ...
  • WCVB | WCVB Boston
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  • 9/15/2016 11:33:37 AM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Boston, MA (2114)

Updated on 19:28 PM

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Feels like: 46°F

Wind:250° 17 Kt
Dew Point:37°F
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