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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.

  • Column: Unintended fish traps found by Stream Teamers
  • Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife personnel, well aware of this problem, with Town conservation commissions have been slow in doing something about it. Under some fairly recent rules new construction must take these barriers and potential ..
  • topsfield.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/22/2015 12:56:45 PM
  • Gov. Baker, congressional delegation ask NOAA to fund fish monitors
  • to the long-term economic viability of the lobster industry in Massachusetts.” Political leaders representing coastal communities that depend on the fishing industry have routinely opposed NOAA in recent years as the agency has taken steps to impose ...
  • newburyport.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/20/2015 8:22:56 PM
  • Gov. Baker, congressional delegation ask NOAA to fund fish monitors
  • to the long-term economic viability of the lobster industry in Massachusetts.” Political leaders representing coastal communities that depend on the fishing industry have routinely opposed NOAA in recent years as the agency has taken steps to impose ...
  • marblehead.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/20/2015 8:15:47 PM
  • Baker, Congressional delegation write to NOAA to fund fish monitors
  • to the long-term economic viability of the lobster industry in Massachusetts." Political leaders representing coastal communities that depend on the fishing industry have routinely opposed NOAA in recent years as the agency has taken steps to impose ...
  • Capecode Today
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  • 8/20/2015 5:56:47 AM
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service seeks 160k acres in 4 states
  • Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, made up of 37,000 acres within the Connecticut River watershed in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Once finalized, the plan would guide the management of the refuge for 15 years. Refuge ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 8/17/2015 10:49:39 PM
  • Fishing for sharks: PACTV documentary wins award
  • These middle school students’ documentary told the story of how John Chisholm, of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries worked with Duxury resident and local fisherman, David “Santa” Lindamood to fish for and tag sand tiger sharks off of ...
  • Duxbury Clipper
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  • 8/12/2015 3:17:27 PM
  • Fisherman on TV’s ‘Wicked Tuna’ denies fraud
  • Massachusetts, and Barre, Vermont, accepted more than $44,000 in Social Security and Medicaid benefits between 2010 and 2013. Prosecutors say while Hebert was seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the National Geographic Channel reality
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette
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  • 8/11/2015 1:28:17 AM
  • Feds: ‘Wicked Tuna’ TV fisherman from Mass. claimed to be disabled
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Massachusetts man seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the reality show “Wicked Tuna” collected government benefits while claiming to be disabled and unable to work, federal prosecutors said. Paul Hebert ...
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  • 8/11/2015 1:21:08 AM
  • Fisherman on TV's 'Wicked Tuna' pleads not guilty to fraud
  • Massachusetts, and Barre, Vermont, accepted more than $44,000 in Social Security and Medicaid benefits between 2010 and 2013. Prosecutors say while Hebert was seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the National Geographic Channel reality
  • Yahoo News
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  • 8/10/2015 11:05:07 PM
  • North Shore schoolchildren catch invasive species to protect Great Marsh
  • Like a huge lung, The Great Marsh filters water in and out with the tides, ensuring that the health of the clams, rock crab and fish so popular with tourists and locals — and the mainstay of the area’s fishing ... across the Massachusetts North Shore ...
  • Eagle-Tribune
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  • 8/10/2015 2:08:15 PM
  • Outdoors: August doldrums can still yield a big catch
  • If you insist on fishing during the day, You will have to go deep where the big fish are resting ... of a Youth Deer Hunt day that will take place Oct. 3 this year in Massachusetts for hunters aged 12 to 17. This Hunt provides youth with an opportunity ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 8/10/2015 9:57:42 AM
  • 'Wicked Tuna' fisherman pleads not guilty to fraud
  • Prosecutors say while Hebert was seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the National Geographic Channel ... A 2012 profile of Hebert in a Massachusetts newspaper described him as “one of the most animated characters” on the show.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 8/10/2015 8:38:58 AM
  • North Shore schoolchildren catch invasive species to protect Great Marsh
  • Like a huge lung, The Great Marsh filters water in and out with the tides, ensuring that the health of the clams, rock crab and fish so popular with tourists and locals — and the mainstay of the area’s fishing ... across the Massachusetts North Shore ...
  • Salem News
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  • 8/10/2015 5:11:23 AM
  • Life Outdoors: Up the Assabet without a paddle
  • The commonwealth of Massachusetts and towns in the Assabet River watershed aspire to getting the river to Class B, defined as clean enough for swimming. Right now most of the river’s status is Class C, which allows for fishing and fish consumption ...
  • stow.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/9/2015 10:13:13 AM
  • Surf-casting ranger shows ’em how at Maine’s beaches
  • Before him were five surf-casting rods, a tray of lures, a cooler full of bait, and charts listing the saltwater game fish ... Worcester, Massachusetts. While the rest of his family opted to swim, Quentin decided to race off to get his own fishing rod.
  • Portland Press Herald
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  • 8/9/2015 8:04:22 AM
  • Gene Chague: Crappie fishing early in morning alerts senses
  • When the rod bends with a fish on it, it is reeled in. I have pretty good luck fishing with chartreuse or white jigs ... There will be an important Massachusetts Gun Law Seminar presented by the Gun Owners Action League at the Lenox Sportsmen's Club ...
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 8/9/2015 1:30:39 AM
  • Life Outdoors: Up the Assabet without a paddle
  • The commonwealth of Massachusetts and towns in the Assabet River watershed aspire to getting the river to Class B, defined as clean enough for swimming. Right now most of the river’s status is Class C, which allows for fishing and fish consumption ...
  • harvard.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/8/2015 9:52:55 AM
  • Life Outdoors: Up the Assabet without a paddle
  • The commonwealth of Massachusetts and towns in the Assabet River watershed aspire to getting the river to Class B, defined as clean enough for swimming. Right now most of the river’s status is Class C, which allows for fishing and fish consumption ...
  • bolton.wickedlocal.com
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  • 8/8/2015 9:45:46 AM
  • Locals say flounder are coming back
  • “The fish are definitely coming back,” said Cheney, a member of Harvey’s Salt Water Fishing Club in Houghs Neck ... Nut Island housed a sewage treatment plant until 1995, when the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority started pumping sewage ...
  • Patriot Ledger
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  • 8/8/2015 9:38:36 AM
  • What's ahead in state government this week
  • OBAMA'S VACATION IN MASSACHUSETTS: Obama's family vacations on ... 92 Indian Rock Road, Windham, NH) BEATON, FISH COMMISH PETERSON, AT YOUTH FISHING CLINIC: Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton and Fish and Game Commissioner George ...
  • Capecode Today
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  • 8/8/2015 5:56:42 AM
  • Gloucester Fisheries Commission makes plan for disaster aid
  • a recommendation to spend the funds as direct financial assistance to fishermen who landed a minimum of 20,000 pounds of ground fish in any of the fishing years 2012, 2013, and 2014 will be made to the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 8/7/2015 5:03:36 PM
  • The Misunderstood Shark
  • On Aug. 7, 1954, an almost 14-foot-long great white shark swam into a small harbor on Cuttyhunk Island, just west of Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts. Within hours, two fishing guides ... of the longest-lived fish species.
  • Wall Street Journal
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  • 8/7/2015 4:06:20 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Allendale, MA (1201)

Updated on 01:54 AM

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Wind:290° 2 Kt
Humidity:100% 
Dew Point:53°F
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