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Fishing Maine

EZFishing brings you Maine'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 8653 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Maine Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Maine.

Maine Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Maine?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Maine 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 Maine Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Maine's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Maine Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Maine.

  • Fish farm offers trout for stocking
  • CARIBOU, Maine –The Micmac Fish Farm is offering a new service to northern Maine landowners. This spring, Micmac Farms is licensed to stock trout in private ponds and waters. According to marketing manager Jacob Pelkey, the farm is restoring a service ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 4/21/2018 6:08:00 PM
  • In Maine, It's A Boom Year When It Comes To Fishing For Baby Eels
  • Copyright 2018 Maine Public. To see more, visit Maine Public. Each spring, a few lucky Maine fishermen have the chance to make a lot of money catching baby eels, known as elvers, to sell to eel farms in Asia. This year, the prices are some of the highest e
  • Capital Public Radio
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  • 4/21/2018 12:05:00 PM
  • New Bedford fishermen docked for season's start
  • According to the Standard Times newspaper of New Bedford, Maggie Raymond of the Associated Fisheries of Maine asked the council how the forfeited boats can even be moved between sectors. A council attorney, according to the Standard Times story ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/20/2018 10:39:00 PM
  • Menhaden: Big Questions About Little Fish
  • But we learned that these states aren’t necessarily where those bait fish are most needed. For example, although menhaden lately have been plentiful in Maine’s waters, the state’s harvest quota has been too small the last few years to satisfy the ...
  • ncseagrant.ncsu.edu
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  • 3/16/2018 1:19:00 PM
  • Can the Shinnecock Nation Save its Fishing Rights?
  • The number of eels has dropped significantly in Maine’s nearby fishery, further spiking demand. The Shinnecock also hope to study the mysterious fish and potentially breed it, although the species has never yet been successfully bred in captivity.
  • Civil Eats
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  • 3/15/2018 9:25:00 AM
  • Maine’s scallop season nearing end with grounds still open
  • LUBEC, Maine — Maine’s scallop fishing season is nearing its final weeks with many scallop fishing grounds still open for harvesting. The Maine scallop season begins in December and runs until April 10 this year. The state’s regulators use targeted ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/15/2018 4:13:00 AM
  • Town to renovate Fish River trestle
  • FORT KENT, Maine — An old railroad trestle which outdoor enthusiasts rely on to get them across the Fish River will soon undergo a safety makeover. The trestle was constructed in the 1950s and connects the Heritage Trail across the Fish River.
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 3/13/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Eel shortage could be bad news for sushi lovers
  • MEMBERS of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only US state with a significant fishery ...
  • Northern Territory News
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  • 3/13/2018 12:30:00 AM
  • Cooperative Project Benefits Wylie’s Brook Trout
  • Since 2009, the Service and partners have removed or replaced more than 507 barriers to fish passage from Maine to West Virginia, reconnecting more than 4,020 miles of rivers and streams and 19,300 acres of wetlands. Partners across the Northeast have ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 3/12/2018 3:10:00 PM
  • A fish coup in the salmon kingdom
  • Not that far to the south, there is concern over the extraordinary temperature increases in the Gulf of Maine, where lobsters are threatened and new, southern fish species are being seen. But the Gulf of Saint Lawrence is also warming quickly, with ...
  • Fly
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  • 3/12/2018 12:22:00 PM
  • Maine fishermen break $500 million bar in seafood landings for 2017
  • This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. Full access to all ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/12/2018 7:31:00 AM
  • Fishermen of baby eels expect high price as stocks dry up
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — Members of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only U.S. state with a ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/11/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Fishermen of baby eels expect high price as stocks dry up
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — Members of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only U.S. state with a ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 3/11/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Maine: Fisheries Division Receives Award for Arctic Charr Restoration
  • AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Fisheries Division of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries received national attention today for their work restoring native Arctic charr to Big Reed Pond in northern Piscataquis county. The American Fisheries Society presented ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2018 8:13:00 AM
  • Maine fishermen break $500 million bar in lobster landings for 2017
  • This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. Full access to all ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/7/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • The Best of March Yellow Perch Fishing in New England
  • On the other hand, that means more fish and action for those who dedicate effort to perch fishing. One of the better perch lakes in central Maine is Maranacook Lake in Kennebec County. The lake forms two basins, the deeper south basin in Winthrop and ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/6/2018 10:39:00 PM
  • Maine’s Influential Lobster Fishing Group Has a New Leader
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen’s Association has elected Kristan Porter of Cutler .
  • WGAN
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  • 3/6/2018 2:30:00 PM
  • Fishermen, environmentalists to blast offshore drilling plan
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Fishing groups, environmentalists, politicians and tourism advocates plan to use a pair of public hearings this week to oppose the Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters.
  • Associated Press
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  • 3/5/2018 4:50:00 PM
  • Maine's influential lobster fishing group has a new leader
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) -- One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen's Association has elected Kristan Porter of ...
  • Yahoo Finance
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  • 3/5/2018 3:34:00 PM
  • Maine's influential lobster fishing group has a new leader
  • One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen's Association has elected Kristan Porter of Cutler to replace David ...
  • Miami Herald
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  • 3/5/2018 2:17:00 PM
  • Maine Releases 2017 Marine Fisheries Landings Data
  • According to a press release from the Maine Dept. of Marine Resources, Maine commercial fishermen once again landed more than a half-billion dollars’ worth of marine resources in 2017. At $569,173,089, the total value stands as the fourth highest ever ...
  • New England Boating & Fishing
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  • 3/4/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • Marketing Lobsters, Harvesting Crabs On Agenda At Fish Forum
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) _ The social event of the year in the world of Maine fishing is coming to a close in Rockport. Saturday is the final day of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum for 2018. The event began on Thursday at the Samoset Resort. It takes place every .
  • WGAN
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  • 3/3/2018 8:27:00 PM
  • Calamari on the menu as feds maintain US squid fishing quota
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are keeping the quota for commercial squid fishermen about the same under new fishing rules that take effect soon. U.S. fishermen harvest shortfin and longfin squid in the Atlantic Ocean. The squid are ...
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 3/2/2018 7:40:00 PM

Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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