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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.

  • Ice Fishing: Finding Fish on a New Lake
  • On a warmer than average day on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, my friend Josh and I had decided to take an ice-fishing trip up north to salvage the warm-winter curse blanketed over southern New England. We were headed to a lake I’d never even seen before in a ..
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/19/2017 10:16:00 PM
  • Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco
  • So, is it possible to turn Americans onto dogfish? Chef Bob Bankert at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst thinks so. The university has contracted with Sea To Table, a company that connects domestic fishermen with chefs, universities and other buyers
  • nepr.net
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  • 1/13/2017 4:15:00 PM
  • Start Them Young
  • by it 😀 Though dad’s fishing interest were mainly aimed at fishing off the coast of southeastern Massachusetts for striped bass and bluefish, I was drawn to the “sweet-water” side, hitting the ponds and streams around our home whenever I could get ...
  • docsfishingtips.com
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  • 1/12/2017 9:08:00 PM
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  • Margaret, my love, your shadow without doubt buy fish antibiotics simon, of Fourier, and of Owen, three communities have already been formed in Massachusetts on kindred plans, and many more in the country at large. What can be the meaning of this buy fish
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  • 1/12/2017 5:21:00 AM
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  • Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 1/11/2017 5:45:00 AM
  • Lobster prices high as catch drops and China imports climb
  • The winter pinch is happening at a time when the U.S. lobster catch, based mostly in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, is booming. U.S. fishermen have caught more than 100 million pounds of lobster for seven years in a row after having never ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/10/2017 4:54:00 PM
  • RFA Applauds Senator Schumer's Action on Summer Flounder
  • to discuss the impact this will have on all phases of the coastal fishing communities from Massachusetts to North Carolina. "Senator Schumer recognized the gravity of the problem and requested a meeting the next day to discuss leading an effort to avert ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/9/2017 7:44:00 AM
  • Would You Eat This Fish? A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco
  • So, is it possible to turn Americans onto dogfish? Chef Bob Bankert at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst thinks so. The university has contracted with Sea To Table, a company that connects domestic fishermen with chefs, universities and other buyers
  • WUWM
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  • 1/7/2017 7:48:00 PM
  • Fishing community shares thoughts on menhaden
  • A representative from Ark Bait Co. of Swansea, Massachusetts, a commercial fishing business that has actively been harvesting Atlantic menhaden in Narragansett Bay for a number of years, said, “We support a status quo position, which would continue to ...
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 1/2/2017 7:46:00 PM
  • Are there more fish in the ocean than regulators say?
  • OFF THE COAST OF SCITUATE — The high-tech battle for the future of the Massachusetts fishing industry is being waged aboard a western-rigged stern trawler named the Miss Emily. Onboard the commercial groundfish vessel, in addition to the satellite ...
  • Boston
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  • 12/31/2016 4:36:13 PM
  • Are there more fish in the ocean than regulators say?
  • OFF THE COAST OF SCITUATE — The high-tech battle for the future of the Massachusetts fishing industry is being waged aboard a western-rigged stern trawler named the Miss Emily. Onboard the commercial groundfish vessel, in addition to the satellite ...
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 12/30/2016 11:54:03 PM
  • Fish and Game recovers man's body at Bondcliff
  • N.H. Fish and Game was notified at 8 a.m. Christmas that a Massachusetts hiker was overdue. John Holden, 26, of Jefferson, Mass., headed out to hike West Bond on Christmas Eve with plans to return to Massachusetts around 11 p.m. that night. A Fish and Game
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  • 12/24/2016 11:54:01 PM
  • Massachusetts Fishing Crew Hauls Up Human Body in Nets
  • It was the worst catch imaginable for a fishing crew off the coast of Provincetown, Massachusetts when they hauled up a human body in their nets. That’s one catch nobody wants to make. The crew reported the grizzly discovery to the US Coast Guard around ..
  • liveoutdoors.com
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  • 12/20/2016 9:03:58 AM
  • Fisheries officials seek count of booming seal population
  • NANTUCKET (AP) — Fisheries officials in Massachusetts are seeking a head count of the booming seal population that's drawn great white sharks to Cape Cod waters in greater numbers. The Cape Cod Times reported earlier this month that state Division of ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/18/2016 7:29:07 PM
  • US Fish and Wildlife releases management plan for refuge
  • Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The service released its 15-year conservation plan for review on Friday. It includes four proposals for managing the refuge, which is now made up of over ...
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 12/17/2016 7:44:37 PM
  • US Fish and Wildlife releases management plan for refuge
  • Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The service released its 15-year conservation plan for review on Friday. It includes four proposals for managing the refuge, which is now made up of over ...
  • m.washingtontimes.com
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  • 12/17/2016 6:04:24 PM
  • Open Season: Watch out for hunting and fishing license scam
  • To purchase online fishing, hunting, sporting, trapping or recreational saltwater fishing licenses in Massachusetts, go to http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dfg/licensing/ If you’ve fallen victim to a scam website, contact the Mass. Consumer Protection ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 12/17/2016 4:14:02 AM
  • Conservation Looks To Improve Quashnet Fish Passage
  • Both interfere with fish passage. Assistant conservation agent for Mashpee Katelyn W. Cadoret submitted a grant request to the Massachusetts Environmental Trust to pursue structural engineering options for remediation of the erosion at the ladder’s banks.
  • capenews.net
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  • 12/16/2016 9:58:49 AM
  • DA: Fishing Crew Pulls up Body in Nets off Cape Cod
  • Massachusetts officials say a fishing crew pulled up human remains in its nets off of Provincetown. State police say US Coast Guards notified them just after 4:30 a.m. Thursday, and that a detective met with the fishing boat Hera after its return to ...
  • NECN
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  • 12/16/2016 12:54:48 AM
  • Against the tide: A fish adapting quickly to lethal levels of pollution
  • The scientists sequenced complete genomes of nearly 400 Atlantic killifish from polluted and non-polluted sites at New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts; Newark Bay, New Jersey; Connecticut's Bridgeport area; and Virginia's Elizabeth River. The sites have ..
  • bioengineer.org
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  • 12/14/2016 4:34:54 PM
  • A fish adapts quickly to lethal levels of pollution
  • The scientists sequenced complete genomes of nearly 400 Atlantic killifish from polluted and nonpolluted sites at New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts; Newark Bay, New Jersey; Connecticut's Bridgeport area; and Virginia's Elizabeth River. The sites have ...
  • Space Daily
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  • 12/13/2016 6:06:10 AM
  • Humpback whale freed to fishing gear off Boston
  • Working in cooperation with the fishermen, the Massachusetts Environmental Police and the US Coast Guard, the team was able to respond today during a break in the weather. A 30-foot unidentified whale was freed from entanglement in fishing lines outside of
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  • 12/13/2016 1:05:31 AM
  • Coast Guard crew medevacs sick fisherman off Cape Cod
  • PROVINCETOWN (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a sick fisherman was airlifted from a vessel off the coast of Massachusetts. Crews arrived at the 88-foot-long fishing boat Athena about 115 miles east of Provincetown around 4:15 p.m. Sunday. At the time of ..
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/12/2016 6:38:58 PM
  • Humpback whale freed after a week entangled in fishing rope off Boston
  • A 30-foot humpback whale found off Boston entangled in fishing rope was set free today by a members of the Center for Coastal Studies, Massachusetts Environmental Police and the U.S. Coast Guard. Commercial fisherman found the animal, tail entangled in ...
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 12/12/2016 3:32:51 PM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Weather

Worcester, MA (1608)

Updated on 14:38 PM

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Wind:260° 4 Kt
Humidity:89% 
Dew Point:41°F
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