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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.

  • 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 .
  • NewHampshire.com
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  • 9/21/2016 10:36:24 AM
  • MAKE WAY FOR BEETLES!
  • 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 ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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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
  • Scallops business acquisition
  • Blue Harvest Fisheries has acquired High Liner Food’s scallop and processing facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The acquisition aims to further strengthen Blue Harvest’s existing processing and distribution capabilities after it entered the ...
  • World Fishing
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  • 9/13/2016 12:33:15 PM
  • Blue Harvest Acquires High Liner Foods’ Scallop Business
  • US - Blue Harvest Fisheries has acquired High Liner Foods’ scallop business and processing facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The acquisition of High Liner Foods’ scallop business further strengthens Blue Harvest’s existing processing and ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 9/13/2016 9:05:40 AM
  • Massachusetts man's film chronicles decline of fishing fleet
  • GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — It's now been more than three years since David Wittkower, struck by the spiraling decay of the Gloucester groundfishing fleet, decided to make a film chronicling its decline from the robust fleet he remembered as a kid growing ...
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 9/12/2016 2:14:39 PM
  • IoT catches on in New England fishing town
  • Businesses in and around New Bedford, Massachusetts, discover the power of IoT-enabled sensors to improve farming, fishing and even winemaking Fifty miles south of Boston, the Internet of Things is taking hold in the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
  • MIS Asia
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  • 9/7/2016 2:24:45 AM
  • IoT catches on in New England fishing town
  • Fifty miles south of Boston, the Internet of Things is taking hold in the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts. It isn’t something you’d expect in this fishing and agricultural area. But thanks to INEX IoT Impact Labs, Dell and the companies’ many IoT ...
  • IT World
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  • 9/6/2016 11:08:30 AM
  • IoT catches on in New England fishing town
  • Fifty miles south of Boston, the Internet of Things is taking hold in the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts. It isn’t something you’d expect in this fishing and agricultural area. But thanks to INEX IoT Impact Labs, Dell and the companies’ many IoT ...
  • CIO
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  • 9/5/2016 11:55:37 PM
  • $210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead
  • CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for $210 and set free by twin brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner has apparently died. Chris and David Schmidt, of New Jersey, bought the 22-pound lobster and ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 9/3/2016 5:42:46 AM
  • Hot spots fishing tips (Sept. 1 edition)
  • There’s still plenty of Spanish mackerel around to catch in Pensacola Bay, out in the Gulf along the beaches and around the USS Massachusetts. The speckled trout and redfish bite hasn’t been great, but there’s always some around to catch if you’re ...
  • Pensacola News Journal
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  • 9/1/2016 2:03:14 AM
  • $210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead
  • CHATHAM -- A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for $210 and set free by twin brothers who didn't want it to become someone's dinner has apparently died. Chris and David Schmidt, of New Jersey, bought the 22-pound lobster and released it ...
  • The China Post
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  • 8/31/2016 1:07:10 AM
  • Offbeat | USD210 lobster bought from fish market, set free is found dead
  • A lobster bought from a Massachusetts fish market for USD210 and set free by twin brothers who didn’t want it to become someone’s dinner has apparently died. Chris and David Schmidt, of New Jersey, bought the 22-pound lobster and released it last week ...
  • Macau Daily Times
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  • 8/30/2016 11:12:38 PM
  • Fall Fishing in New England Is as Peaceful as it Gets
  • You can follow the Massachusetts-based filmmakers on Instagram as they travel in their '85 VW Camper Van. Filed To: Nature, Fly-Fishing Save 66% and get all-access: print + iPad.
  • Outside
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  • 8/29/2016 11:28:08 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Lowell, MA (1850)

Updated on 08:02 AM

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67°F 

Feels like: 67°F

Wind:290° 3 Kt
Humidity:84% 
Dew Point:62°F
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Sunrise: 06:38 AM 

Sunset: 06:32 PM 

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Trend: Waning Crescent 

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