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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Massachusetts

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.

  • GMO fish need labels
  • Many, particularly in the Northwest, will prefer to favor wild salmon fisheries with their purchases. AquaBounty, the Massachusetts company that developed the Aqu­Advantage salmon, says its fish will be raised in a limited number of land-based tanks.
  • Register-Guard
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  • 11/21/2015 6:58:17 AM
  • Genetically-modified salmon fish approved for food
  • The fish, called AquAdvantage Salmon, is made by AquaBounty Technologies in Massachusetts. The FDA "has determined that they have met the regulatory requirements for approval, including that food from the fish is safe to eat," said Bernadette Dunham ...
  • Emirates247
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  • 11/19/2015 3:14:35 PM
  • Where our fish are trapped
  • Dear Vermont and New Hampshire: Sorry, but your fish are down here in Massachusetts. With Vermont Yankee’s heated discharges no longer clouding issues, that’s become clear. We’re talking hundreds of thousands annually. This year, a quarter million ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 11/12/2015 8:13:23 AM
  • Fishing in Massachusetts: Anglers' Favorite Freshwater Catches
  • The waterways of Massachusetts are a fishing treasure trove for the freshwater angler. Whether casting from the shore of the Merrimack River or an icy perch on Quaboag Pond, anglers in Massachusetts can expect to reel in the fish of their choice year-round
  • News Max
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  • 11/10/2015 7:21:29 PM
  • Mark Blazis: Exchange enhances fishing opportunities
  • The Massachusetts and New Jersey divisions of wildlife have been cooperating to provide their sportsmen with special fishing opportunities. MassWildlife reports that this October and November, we’ve been exchanging landlocked salmon from the Palmer ...
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 11/5/2015 6:01:30 PM
  • Fish Oil Supplements a Safer Option Than Eating Fish
  • The Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a co-op study that revealed 5 of the renowned brands of fish oil supplements did not pose any threat in regards to mercury levels. The researchers noted that it was either because the
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  • 11/5/2015 6:01:30 PM
  • NOAA report: fish imports, exports on the rise
  • New Bedford Massachusetts had the largest value of fish at its port, followed by Dutch Harbor and Kodiak. Naknek’s Port of Bristol Bay moved up in the rankings for 2014. NOAA says $135 million dollars’ worth of seafood crossed the docks, making it the ...
  • KRBD
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  • 11/2/2015 2:20:10 AM
  • Otis Fish & Game Club moves out of its longtime meeting space
  • Club officials had hoped to work out a deal with the Massachusetts National Guard to remain at Joint Base Cape Cod, but after a month’s reprieve no agreement had been reached, Scott Hogan, an attorney for the club, said Friday. Otis Fish & Game has ...
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  • 10/31/2015 7:08:53 AM
  • Report: New Bedford, Dutch Harbor are top US fishing ports
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal fisheries regulators say New Bedford, Massachusetts, remains the top fishing port for revenue, while Dutch Harbor, Alaska, remains tops for volume. The annual report released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmosphere ...
  • Herald & Review
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  • 10/29/2015 5:12:33 PM
  • Letter: Romeo Theken has worked hard for the fishing industry
  • And, she has participated in the Massachusetts Food System Plan work on the seafood sector. Looking ahead, Sefatia has committed to bringing mayors from Massachusetts fishing ports together to advocate for the state’s fishing industry and will seek ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 10/28/2015 8:24:01 AM
  • Mercury Levels Still Dangerously High in Freshwater Fish
  • Mercury emissions from major Massachusetts sources have declined by 90 percent over the past two decades, but mercury levels in the state's freshwater fish hold stubbornly high, with many species too contaminated for pregnant women and children to eat.
  • The Huffington Post
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  • 10/23/2015 1:49:05 AM
  • NH Fish and Game: Missing Mass. Hiker's Body Believed to be Found
  • The body of a missing Massachusetts hiker is believed to have been recovered in Bethlehem, according to the New Hampshire Fish and Department, due to a tip on social media earlier today. Searchers located the body of a woman that “closely matched the ...
  • Patch
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  • 10/16/2015 7:51:08 PM
  • Pacific Andes-owned National Fish sees $5.1m loss in 2014
  • According to a filing at the UK's Companies House by the holding company Peaksville, Gloucester, Massachusetts-based National Fish, which is 60% owned by Pacific Andes International Holdings as well as a Hong Kong-registered subsidiary also called ...
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 10/16/2015 5:20:48 PM
  • Fish finder: Pilot spots sharks and more
  • Skomal runs the Massachusetts Shark Research program for the state's Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. He and Davis both spoke and showed off their photos at a fund-raiser for his research run in conjunction with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy and
  • The Barnstable Patriot
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  • 10/16/2015 12:17:10 AM
  • Otis Fish & Game Club gets eviction reprieve
  • BOURNE — Otis Fish & Game Club has been given a week’s reprieve while the Massachusetts National Guard considers the future of the outdoors club at Joint Base Cape Cod. Club officials had been given until Thursday to vacate the club’s building ...
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  • 10/7/2015 2:32:31 PM
  • Our view: Mixed messages for the fishing industry
  • We'll start with the bad news: the state's rejection of the so-called "Gloucester Plan" for distributing the last batch of U.S. fishery disaster aid to Massachusetts fishermen with federal permits. The local plan would have shared the remaining $6 million
  • Eagle-Tribune
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  • 10/6/2015 1:54:56 AM
  • Our view: Mixed messages for the fishing industry
  • We’ll start with the bad news — the state’s rejection of the so-called “Gloucester Plan” for distributing the last batch of U.S. fishery disaster aid to Massachusetts fishermen with federal permits. The local plan would have shared the remaining ...
  • Salem News
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  • 10/5/2015 9:12:46 AM
  • Our view: Mixed messages for the fishing industry
  • We’ll start with the bad news -- the state’s rejection of the so-called “Gloucester Plan” for distributing the last batch of U.S. fishery disaster aid to Massachusetts fishermen with federal permits. The local plan would have shared the remaining $ ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 10/5/2015 5:59:30 AM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Boston, MA (2114)

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