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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.

  • Regulators to put focus on New England scallop fishing
  • The rules are a source of tension as fishing boats move into the waters off the northern Massachusetts coast to seek scallops. Scallop grounds off of northern Massachusetts, including Cape Ann, have been especially fertile, prompting increased fishing in .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/21/2016 5:05:26 PM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans prescribed burn in local refuge
  • “The primary purpose of this controlled burn is to protect people and their homes from wildfires,” Tom Eagle, deputy refuge manager of the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service office that manages ...
  • wareham.wickedlocal.com
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  • 4/20/2016 2:14:49 PM
  • Land mines of the sea: Lost fishing gear
  • It has already plucked more than 400 crab traps from Barnegat Bay and has its sights on 600 more. It also is active in Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Florida. Traps that are still usable are returned to local fishermen; unusable ...
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 4/15/2016 9:44:34 PM
  • Fishing around: Taking stock of hatcheries
  • The state of Massachusetts runs four fish hatcheries. Facilities in Sandwich, Belchertown, Montague and Sunderland are all open to the public. At the hatcheries, they grow rainbow, brown, brook and tiger trout. When they get big enough, they are taken in .
  • capecodtimes.com
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  • 4/14/2016 2:47:35 AM
  • Fish luring more seals to the Charles River
  • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation staff found a seal swimming in one of three locks on Monday. The locks are opened and closed for a variety of reasons such as allowing spawning fish to pass through. Seal sightings have been reported
  • WCVB | WCVB Boston
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  • 4/13/2016 2:30:17 PM
  • Challenges facing commercial fishing industry topic of forum at RIC
  • Meanwhile, environmental groups are pushing to permanently protect a chain of underwater canyons and seamounts off Rhode Island and Massachusetts, closing them off to fishing. These are just some of the issues that could have implications for fishing and .
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 4/11/2016 9:32:00 AM
  • Fishing boat from New Bedford rescued, towed to Meteghan
  • A fishing vessel towed to port in Meteghan after taking on water originally came from New Bedford in Massachusetts, according to Boat Watch. After taking on water earlier today 59 km off the coast of Yarmouth, the Ocean Hunter’s two-man crew was given a ..
  • The Chronicle Herald
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  • 4/6/2016 1:02:32 AM
  • Mark Blazis: Worcester fly fishing authority closing shop
  • Cost $30. Tickets at the door or at The Lower Forty Fly Shop, 134 Madison St., Worcester. Italian buffet, raffle and auction all to support trout conservation and trout fishing. Info: www.tu.org/connect/groups/148-central-massachusetts
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 3/31/2016 6:56:14 PM
  • The Lower Forty, Worcester fly fishing authority, closing shop
  • Cost $30. Tickets at the door or at The Lower Forty Fly Shop, 134 Madison St., Worcester. Italian buffet, raffle and auction all to support trout conservation and trout fishing. Info: www.tu.org/connect/groups/148-central-massachusetts
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 3/31/2016 6:56:14 PM
  • Williamstown author encourages cooks to be fearless with fresh fish
  • While this collection (the author estimates it's her 14th cookbook) aims to take away any hesitance you've ever had about cooking fish, it also calls to the ocean, specifically the Massachusetts coast, where Thompson is from. "I wanted to give innovative .
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 3/22/2016 5:33:51 PM
  • New tool to help industry deal with fishing disasters
  • The manual, which the fishing advocacy organization assembled with help from researchers from Harvard University's School of Public Health and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be unveiled Thursday afternoon at an event scheduled at the U.S .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/19/2016 4:58:38 AM
  • Eight arrested in fishing boat drug raids
  • “This is the second time we’ve done this, and it’s actually a continuing effort to (stop) the flow of illegal drugs from getting to sea, aboard fishing vessels,” said Major Patrick Moran of the Massachusetts Environmental Police. “This ...
  • capecodtimes.com
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  • 3/18/2016 9:24:41 AM
  • Authorities crack down on drug use aboard fishing vessels
  • The fight against drug addiction took a new direction this week when the Massachusetts Environmental and New Bedford police boarded fishing vessels in New Bedford harbor, searching for fisherman carrying illegal drugs for personal use. “Commercial ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 3/17/2016 7:41:28 PM
  • Fishing: Abundant salmon in state parks
  • Arrangements have been made with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Roger Reed Salmon Hatchery to continue trading surplus New Jersey Northern pike fingerlings for 2,000 8-inch Massachusetts landlocked salmon. The swap usually is made .
  • North Jersey
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  • 3/17/2016 1:19:06 AM
  • Eight arrested in drug raids on New Bedford fishing boats
  • “This is the second time we’ve done this, and it’s actually a continuing effort to tie (off) the flow of illegal drugs from getting to sea, aboard fishing vessels,” said Major Patrick Moran of the Massachusetts Environmental Police. “This ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 3/16/2016 7:42:40 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Massachusetts Weather

Spfld, MA (1103)

Updated on 13:53 PM

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69°F 

Feels like: 69°F

Wind:180° 4 Kt
Humidity:31% 
Dew Point:37°F
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Sunrise: 05:42 AM 

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