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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.

  • Observers who monitor catch a new burden for region’s fishermen
  • The threat to the estimated 200 boats remaining, more than half of which are based in Massachusetts ... s fishing industry to suspend the observer program. The agency said fishermen who catch cod, flounder, and other bottom-dwelling fish will have to ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 8/4/2015 11:19:24 PM
  • After setbacks, New Bedford eyes smaller projects
  • They were three splashy projects, each one promising to bring international flair and economic fortune to New Bedford’s salt-crusted fishing port ... compared with $35,750 in Massachusetts. Such figures reflect the long decline of the city from its ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 8/4/2015 8:17:27 AM
  • The bait you need and where to go
  • For first-timers, or basic beginners, spincasting (rather than fly fishing ... ban on taking river herring in Massachusetts (an exception is made for Native Americans, who can gather, hold and carry these fish legally). Striped bass eat a varied diet ...
  • capecodtimes.com
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  • 8/4/2015 4:06:55 AM
  • What It Feels Like to Hook a 400-Pound Tuna on a Kayak
  • Massachusetts fisherman Dave Lamoureux chases big fish from his trusty little boat ... landing a fish that normally requires a large boat and heavy-duty deep-sea fishing tackle. But Lamoureux, a bank executive, kept at it, adhering to the old fisherman's .
  • Esquire
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  • 8/4/2015 2:48:10 AM
  • After setbacks, New Bedford eyes other projects
  • They were three splashy projects, each one promising to bring international flair and economic fortune to New Bedford’s salt-crusted fishing port ... compared to $35,750 in Massachusetts. Such figures reflect the long decline of the city from its ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 8/3/2015 10:23:19 PM
  • Meeting to discuss fishery disaster aid
  • Several proposals already have been advanced by various stakeholders at public hearings around the state, including a much-maligned proposal from the Massachusetts ... trying to fish.” Congress initially appropriated $75 million for six fishing disasters .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 8/2/2015 10:50:09 AM
  • All Outdoors: Time for Massachusetts to allow Sunday hunting
  • Not to dry out the fishing lines yet, but the deer will be in their early ... Regulations can be viewed on paper or online at the Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife site. SUNDAY HUNT: When an officer stops a driver and says they were going too fast and ...
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 8/2/2015 4:59:23 AM
  • Gene Chague: Big bass caught in Becket waters
  • She was fishing with a large greenish worm imitation. On that first cast a large fish gobbled up that worm ... He was also a project leader at the Massachusetts Cooperative Fishery Research Unit at UMass where he directed a multi-agency funded research ...
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 8/2/2015 1:53:16 AM
  • Circling the Square: Special visit with Elder Affairs secretary
  • According to statistics, people over 60 make up 20 percent of the total population in Massachusetts ... July 1 the New Hampshire Fish and Game Dept. began to offer New Hampshire’s Newborn Lifetime Combination Hunting and Fishing License for $300 ...
  • danvers.wickedlocal.com
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  • 7/31/2015 11:56:56 AM
  • Water and wind whip up waves of fun on Lakes Bay
  • There’s no weeds, no current, there’s no funny fish. It’s just a benign body of water that ... offers daily standup paddleboarding sessions from a private dock at North Massachusetts Avenue in Atlantic City. See acsurfschool.com/.
  • Shore News Today
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  • 7/31/2015 8:29:21 AM
  • Gone fishin’: Has Martha’s Vineyard gone to the dogs?
  • Massachusetts is one of several states ... Packing a picnic basket and carrying a broken fishing rod does not meet the test. Whooping and hollering at 1 am over a big fish is not a considerate exercise of the rights guaranteed in the colonial ordinance.
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 7/29/2015 10:36:24 PM
  • Should taxpayers bail out Lake Mille Lacs resorts?
  • He said their plight has been ignored by politicians who get paid whether walleye fishing is open or closed and claimed predator fish are the biggest enemy ... emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire ...
  • blogs.mprnews.org
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  • 7/29/2015 7:41:37 AM
  • Putting sea debris to a new use
  • Neptune's Harvest in Gloucester Massachusetts, is a division of Ocean Crest Seafoods, which produces fish filets and other products. What's left over are the heads, skeletons, scales and fins. Typically, those remains were being hauled out by fishing boats
  • Herald Tribune
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  • 7/29/2015 3:02:27 AM
  • 'Wicked Tuna' star indicted on federal fraud charges
  • 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, 50, of Gloucester ...
  • WCVB | WCVB Boston
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  • 7/28/2015 5:58:25 PM
  • Reality TV fisherman indicted on federal fraud charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show. The four-count indictment against the 50-year-old from Gloucester, Massachusetts ...
  • North Country Public Radio
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  • 7/28/2015 12:29:08 PM
  • Wicked Tuna’ star indicted on federal fraud charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show. The four-count indictment against the 50-year-old from Gloucester, Massachusetts ...
  • Gulf News
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  • 7/28/2015 7:07:01 AM
  • Feds: 'Wicked Tuna' TV fisherman 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 ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 7/27/2015 9:05:43 PM
  • Reality TV Fisherman Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National ... against the 50-year-old from Gloucester (GLAH’-stur), Massachusetts, was filed Friday in U.S. District Court in ...
  • FOX 40
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  • 7/27/2015 6:28:14 PM
  • 'Wicked Tuna' star indicted on federal fraud charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show. The four-count indictment against the 50-year-old from Gloucester, Massachusetts ...
  • FOX News
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  • 7/27/2015 5:45:17 PM
  • TV fisherman indicted on fraud charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show. The four-count indictment against the 50-year-old from Gloucester, Massachusetts ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 7/27/2015 3:43:36 PM
  • Wicked Tuna’ fisherman indicted on fraud charges
  • The indictment says Paul Hebert claimed to be disabled and unable to work while he was catching fish and appearing on the National Geographic Channel reality show. The four-count indictment against the 50-year-old from Gloucester, Massachusetts ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 7/27/2015 1:20:26 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Lowell, MA (1850)

Updated on 00:20 AM

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66°F 

Feels like: 66°F

Wind:230° 1 Kt
Humidity:84% 
Dew Point:61°F
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Sunrise: 05:36 AM 

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