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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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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.

  • Open Season: Ricky Gervais out of line when attacking hunters
  • It’s like having to defend something as basic as catching a fish, cleaning and ... of Dighton Rock and a guided flyfishing trip for striped bass on the North River. There will be a “Big Walk” at the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve on Saturday ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 4/26/2015 11:06:09 AM
  • City caught short on role in fishing aid
  • Those funds are contained within the approximately $8.3 million Massachusetts is receiving in the second phase of the federal fishery disaster relief. “I’m going to ask him what we need to do and what he wants from us,” Romeo Theken said. The ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/18/2015 9:26:39 AM
  • The Italian Cultural Center of Western Mass to host fish dinner on March 27
  • The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts will host a fish dinner on Friday, March 27, at 6 p.m. at their 56 Margaret Street location in Springfield. The deadline for reservations is March 20 and only 100 seats are available. Reservations will .
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 2/18/2015 8:58:01 AM
  • City caught short on rolein fishing aid
  • Those funds are contained within the approximately $8.3 million Massachusetts is receiving in the second phase of the federal fishery disaster relief. “I’m going to ask him what we need to do and what he wants from us,” Romeo Theken said. The ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/18/2015 4:47:29 AM
  • Former lawmaker named Fish and Game commissioner
  • WESTBOROUGH - George Peterson, Jr., a one-time commercial fisherman and former Grafton town official who served 20 years in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, was tapped Thursday to lead the state Fish and Game Department under Gov. Charlie Baker.
  • Milford Daily News
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  • 1/30/2015 9:34:52 AM
  • Former lawmaker named Fish and Game commissioner
  • WESTBOROUGH - George Peterson, Jr., a one-time commercial fisherman and former Grafton town official who served 20 years in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, was tapped Thursday to lead the state Fish and Game Department under Gov. Charlie Baker.
  • MetroWest Daily News
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  • 1/30/2015 9:34:52 AM
  • Ex-Gloucester fisherman to head state Fish and Game
  • It also provides boat and canoe access sites, shore fishing areas, and sport fishing piers at more than 250 locations in Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, who served with Peterson in the House, also appointed Mary ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/29/2015 7:23:02 PM
  • Gene Chague: It's time for ice fishing derbies
  • Second prize — Ice fishing jet sled filled with everything needed to go ... 17 and 19 from 6-9 p.m. All first-time hunters wishing to purchase a Massachusetts hunting or sporting license must complete a Basic Hunter Education course.
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 1/17/2015 9:28:49 AM
  • John Fish: I’m giving up billions
  • Fish’s construction company received nearly $146 million from Massport last fiscal year alone, records show, and another $37 million from the MBTA, the Massachusetts State College Building Authority and the University of Massachusetts Building Authority.
  • Boston Herald
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  • 1/15/2015 4:59:10 AM
  • John Fish: I’m giving up billions for Olympic bid
  • Fish’s construction company received nearly $146 million from Massport last fiscal year alone, records show, and another $37 million from the MBTA, the Massachusetts State College Building Authority and the University of Massachusetts Building Authority.
  • Boston Herald
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  • 1/8/2015 11:58:29 PM
  • NOAA backs Mass. application for Phase 2 fishing aid
  • NOAA Fisheries has approved Massachusetts’ grant application for the $8.3 million in the second phase of the federal fishing disaster aid, and the state anticipates receiving the money by the end of January, outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick announced Wednesday.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/7/2015 7:27:39 PM
  • $8.3 million allocated to Mass. in Phase 2 of federal fishing aid
  • The money represents a portion of the $75 million allocated by Congress as part of its fiscal 2014 budget to help with six fishery disasters around the country, with Massachusetts receiving $14.6 million. Massachusetts is the first state in the nation to .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/7/2015 11:13:44 AM
  • Ice fishing safety tips
  • One of the first steps to a safe trip is making sure the ice is thick enough to be traversed. According to the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, clear blue ice on a lake should be at least four inches thick to safely walk upon. Snowmobiles
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 12/20/2014 1:12:18 AM
  • Breaking: Authorities: Prominent Boston reverend ambushed, shot teen
  • The article, “Can Seafood be Kosher and Sustainable?” got me thinking about the critical issues facing our fisheries in Massachusetts and the Gulf of Maine. Unfortunately, quotas and fishing moratoriums have nearly brought the Massachusetts dayboat ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 12/17/2014 2:34:36 AM
  • Taking Stock of Fishing's Future
  • The article, “Can Seafood be Kosher and Sustainable?” got me thinking about the critical issues facing our fisheries in Massachusetts and the Gulf of Maine. Unfortunately, quotas and fishing moratoriums have nearly brought the Massachusetts dayboat ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 12/15/2014 11:58:19 PM
  • Just In: Mayor Walsh: "This is historic."
  • The article, “Can Seafood be Kosher and Sustainable?” got me thinking about the critical issues facing our fisheries in Massachusetts and the Gulf of Maine. Unfortunately, quotas and fishing moratoriums have nearly brought the Massachusetts dayboat ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 12/15/2014 11:58:19 PM
  • Fish limit law in Massachusetts lousy for anglers
  • I went out this spring with friends to catch a couple of stripe bass for the freezer and was very successful. The limit was two fish per day but those days are gone! The Division of Marine Fisheries and the Atlantic States Council of Fisheries have decided
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 12/14/2014 6:34:23 AM
  • Massachusetts hunting, fishing licenses available
  • WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Massachusetts hunting, sporting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2015 are going on sale. The licenses will be available starting Monday at all license vendor locations, state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife district offices and ..
  • Boston Herald
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  • 11/30/2014 1:10:23 PM
  • Federal government tightens rules on cod fishing
  • The Gulf of Maine, along with Georges Bank off the coast of Massachusetts, is one of two key areas where East Coast fishermen capture cod, a vital commercial fish in New England that appears in supermarkets and roadside fish-and-chip shops. The U.S ...
  • Taunton Daily Gazette
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  • 11/10/2014 6:46:05 AM
  • Letters signal preventative strike against NOAA fishing measures
  • The Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership and U.S. Sen. Kelly A. Ayotte, R-N.H., wrote letters to federal regulators last week, again criticizing the controversial stock assessment that led to the anticipated measures and imploring them to devise ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 11/10/2014 4:58:42 AM
  • Baker insists fish tale true, got some info wrong
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — After a tight campaign, could the race for Massachusetts governor come down to a fish story? Democrat Martha Coakley, trailing Republican Charlie Baker in recent polls, called on her opponent Friday to answer "legitimate questions ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 11/1/2014 6:06:39 AM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Allendale, MA (1201)

Updated on 07:52 AM

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68°F 

Feels like: 68°F

Wind:330° 7 Kt
Humidity:44% 
Dew Point:45°F
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Sunrise: 05:39 AM 

Sunset: 07:53 PM 

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Trend: Waning Gibbous 

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