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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.

  • Massachusetts herring fishing restricted, due to shortage of lobster bait
  • GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts herring fishery will be restricted in an attempt to mitigate a shortage of bait fish that threatens the lobster fishery. The interstate Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has voted to cut the number of ..
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 7/21/2016 4:21:56 PM
  • ‘Eating oily fish may boost bowel cancer survival’
  • Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston said that if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake. The latest research looked at individuals enrolled in 2 ...
  • nanonews.org
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  • 7/21/2016 6:49:16 AM
  • UMass invention could cut fish monitoring costs
  • Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have been awarded a patent for technology they say could reduce the costs of fishing vessel monitoring, a cost fisherman say threatens their livelihood, the school announced this week. Dr. Brian ...
  • Salem News
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  • 7/20/2016 6:17:39 PM
  • UMass awarded patent with implications for fish monitoring
  • Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth last month were awarded a patent for technology they say could reduce the costs of fishing vessel monitoring, a cost fisherman say threatens their livelihood, the school announced this week.
  • northofboston.wickedlocal.com
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  • 7/20/2016 12:12:35 PM
  • UMass awarded patent with implications for fish monitoring
  • Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth last month were awarded a patent for technology they say could reduce the costs of fishing vessel monitoring, a cost fisherman say threatens their livelihood, the school announced this week.
  • newburyport.wickedlocal.com
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  • 7/20/2016 12:12:35 PM
  • UMass awarded patent with implications for fish monitoring
  • Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth last month were awarded a patent for technology they say could reduce the costs of fishing vessel monitoring, a cost fisherman say threatens their livelihood, the school announced this week.
  • rockport.wickedlocal.com
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  • 7/20/2016 12:12:35 PM
  • Bowel cancer patients who eat a lot of oily fish may live longer
  • Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston said that if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake. Previous research has suggested that omega-3 ...
  • healthtimes.com.au
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  • 7/20/2016 3:44:21 AM
  • Diet of oily fish may help cut risk of dying from bowel cancer
  • But the researchers, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, said if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake to help prolong their survival. Previous ...
  • New Zealand Herald
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  • 7/20/2016 12:16:45 AM
  • Oily fish could help extend life of bowel cancer patients
  • Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston said that if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake. Previous research has suggested that omega-3 ...
  • Irish News
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  • 7/19/2016 11:55:17 PM
  • Eating oily fish ‘cuts risk of death from bowel cancer’
  • Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston said that if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake. Previous research has suggested that omega-3 ...
  • Evening Express
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  • 7/19/2016 11:12:20 PM
  • Eating oily fish 'cuts risk of death from bowel cancer'
  • Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston said that if the findings could be reproduced in other studies, patients with bowel cancer might benefit from boosting their oily fish intake. Previous research has suggested that omega-3 ...
  • Daily Mail
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  • 7/19/2016 6:11:41 PM
  • Fishermen encounter great white shark during Massachusetts tournament
  • CHATHAM, Mass., July 19 (UPI) --A man fishing in a Massachusetts tournament captured footage of a great white shark swimming near the surface nearby and approaching his boat. Jay Goodwin said he was fishing in a tournament Saturday on a boat three miles ..
  • United Press International
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  • 7/19/2016 9:29:08 AM
  • Great white shark closes in on fishing boat; anglers beside themselves
  • Great white shark makes a close pass as anglers watch in awe off Cape Cod. On the same day two Massachusetts beaches were closed because of great white shark sightings, a group of anglers fishing three miles offshore watched in amazement as a large white .
  • grindtv.com
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  • 7/18/2016 5:37:05 PM
  • OUTDOORS: Plymouth 400 Bass and Blue Fishing Tournament was a great catch
  • The event includes instruction by Jim Lagacy on fishing techniques for young anglers. Lagacy is the Angler Education Director for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Another popular highlight will be “river seining” with TRWA board ...
  • Enterprise News
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  • 7/17/2016 5:42:26 AM
  • OUTDOORS: Plymouth 400 Bass and Blue Fishing Tournament was a great catch
  • The event includes instruction by Jim Lagacy on fishing techniques for young anglers. Lagacy is the Angler Education Director for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Another popular highlight will be “river seining” with TRWA board ...
  • Patriot Ledger
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  • 7/17/2016 5:06:39 AM
  • OUTDOORS: Plymouth 400 Bass and Blue Fishing Tournament was a great catch
  • The event includes instruction by Jim Lagacy on fishing techniques for young anglers. Lagacy is the Angler Education Director for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Another popular highlight will be “river seining” with TRWA board ...
  • fall-river.wickedlocal.com
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  • 7/16/2016 10:04:18 PM
  • OUTDOORS: Plymouth 400 Bass and Blue Fishing Tournament was a great catch
  • The event includes instruction by Jim Lagacy on fishing techniques for young anglers. Lagacy is the Angler Education Director for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Another popular highlight will be “river seining” with TRWA board ...
  • Taunton Daily Gazette
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  • 7/15/2016 11:52:52 PM
  • 10 fluke fishing tips for future use
  • Braga, age 31, of Swansea, Massachusetts, and Brandon DeFaria, age 34, of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The two men, charged with failure to fin clip striped bass found in their possession as required by law, were fishing recreationally out of Galilee.
  • Johnston Sun Rise
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  • 7/14/2016 8:12:09 PM
  • Big Brother is watching
  • In Massachusetts, the Governor, Senators and all Congressmen called the national administration to reverse this decision and continue the funding of at-sea monitoring. Otherwise, fishermen will have to bear the full cost of the monitoring programme ...
  • World Fishing
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  • 7/14/2016 12:48:20 PM
  • Great white shark gets stuck on child's fishing line
  • A little boy fishing off Cape Cod in Massachusetts over the weekend received a huge surprise when what him and his family initially thought was a large striped bass turned out to be a great white shark. Blake White and his family were fishing off Rock ...
  • MSN
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  • 7/12/2016 12:57:52 PM
  • Boy, 6, hooks estimated 12-foot great white shark off Massachusetts
  • EASTHAM, Mass., July 12 (UPI) --A 6-year-old boy fishing with his family in Massachusetts hooked an unusually large fish -- an up to 12-foot great white shark. Blake White, 6, was out fishing with his parents, grandparents and 8-year-old brother Saturday .
  • United Press International
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  • 7/12/2016 10:27:32 AM
  • Boy reels in great white shark while fishing off Cape Cod
  • EASTHAM, Massachusetts "We're going to need a bigger boat." That's what Lars White told his 6-year-old son, Blake, after the boy hooked a great white shark while fishing Saturday off Cape Cod. The Houston resident told the Cape Cod Times (http://bit.ly ...
  • KBTX
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  • 7/11/2016 7:54:14 PM
  • Scientists to meet with public about overfished flounder
  • FALMOUTH, Massachusetts (AP) — Scientists will meet with fishermen and the public about the future of a flounder species that regulators say suffers from overfishing. The Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole will hold the meeting at 10 a.m ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 7/11/2016 12:08:56 PM
  • 6-year-old boy hooks great white shark while fishing off Cape Cod
  • EAST HAM, Massachusetts — A little boy fishing off Cape Cod in Massachusetts hooked something bigger than expected this weekend, CBS Boston reported. What 6-year-old Blake White and his family initially thought was a large striped bass turned out to be a .
  • WDEF
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  • 7/11/2016 8:48:30 AM

Massachusetts Guides/Outfitters

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Massachusetts Fishing Clubs

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Want to join an interest group near you?

Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Weather

Lowell, MA (1850)

Updated on 14:12 PM

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93°F 

Feels like: 92°F

Wind:240° 7 Kt
Humidity:32% 
Dew Point:59°F
Visibility:6+ mi
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Sunrise: 05:29 AM 

Sunset: 08:09 PM 

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Trend: Waning Crescent 

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