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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.

  • 10 of the All-time Best and Weirdest Fishing Lake Names
  • Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9997592 Located near the border of New Hampshire and Maine, Mooselookmeguntic is a popular fishery for inland salmon and brook trout. The name comes from a native language meaning moose-feeding
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  • 9/19/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • Outdoors in Maine: 20 years of fly fishing mentorship
  • This month the Penobscot Fly Fishers (PFF) celebrated its 20th anniversary. The Bangor-area fishing club held a banquet for members and guests at a local events center. Following dinner and a social hour, PFF President Ed Dailide offered some opening remar
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 9/16/2017 9:22:00 PM
  • Maine orders partial shellfishing shutdown, mussel recall
  • MACHIASPORT, Maine — Maine is shutting down shellfish harvesting in parts of the state's eastern coast because of a marine algae bloom that can carry a neurotoxin. The state Department of Marine Resources says it is monitoring the bloom, which carries ...
  • WRAL
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  • 9/16/2017 10:12:00 AM
  • Toxic algae bloom forces shutdown of some Maine shellfishing
  • MACHIASPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine is shutting down shellfish harvesting in parts of the state's eastern coast because of a marine algae bloom that can carry a neurotoxin. The state Department of Marine Resources says it is monitoring the bloom, which ...
  • Union-Bulletin
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  • 9/15/2017 8:26:00 PM
  • Maine orders partial shellfishing shutdown, mussel recall
  • MACHIASPORT, Maine — Maine is shutting down shellfish harvesting in parts of the state's eastern coast because of a marine algae bloom that can carry a neurotoxin. The state Department of Marine Resources says it is monitoring the bloom, which carries ...
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 9/15/2017 7:26:00 PM
  • Toxic algae bloom forces shutdown of some Maine shellfishing
  • MACHIASPORT, Maine — Maine is shutting down shellfish harvesting in parts of the state's eastern coast because of a marine algae bloom that can carry a neurotoxin. The state Department of Marine Resources says it is monitoring the bloom, which carries ...
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 9/15/2017 3:55:00 PM
  • Maine lobster group ends successful campaign in NYC
  • Their 'Maine after Midnight' event in San Francisco attracted double the normal number of attendees to their events. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across all sections The IntraFish Seafood Price Tracker ..
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  • 9/15/2017 2:55:00 PM
  • A Lamoine Man Faces Ten Year Suspension Of His Fishing License
  • Lamoine, Maine (WABI) A Lamoine man faces up to a ten year suspension of his fishing license for marine violations. 55-year-old William Haas has been charged by the Maine Marine Patrol with fishing more lobster traps than authorized, fishing untagged gear
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  • 9/14/2017 9:47:00 PM
  • Maine: Women Honored for Lifetime Outdoor Achievements
  • AUGUSTA, Maine -- Carole Dyer of Bowdoinham and Gabriel "Gabby" Giguere of Lewiston were honored this past weekend with 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The awards were presented to Dyer and Giguere in a
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/14/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Maine Avenue Fish Market upgrades preserve history, add new options
  • Editor’s Note: This article is part of a five-part series on D.C.’s new Southwest Waterfront development, The Wharf. WASHINGTON — D.C.’s Municipal Fish Market, also known as the Maine Avenue Fish Market, hasn’t changed in decades. “It’s got ...
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  • 9/13/2017 8:37:00 AM
  • Feds looking to trim golden tilefish quota for next 3 years
  • Recreational and commercial blueline tilefish catch has been increasing steadily in the Greater Atlantic Region (Virginia to Maine) since 2011. NOAA has proposed limits for both the commercial and recreational fisheries. NOAA is collecting comments about .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/12/2017 8:26:00 PM
  • Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Platform Open for Use in Oakland
  • OAKLAND, Maine. (WABI) Wheelchair users can now go fishing safely at the outlet of Messalonskee Lake in Oakland. A $25,000 handicap accessible fishing platform was installed at Snow Pond Dam near the Oakland Hydro Station last month. It was part of a long
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  • 9/12/2017 7:39:00 PM
  • 16 New Thriller Books Coming Out This Fall
  • Daniel Graham MacCormick–Mac for short–seems to have a pretty good life. At age thirty-five he’s living in Key West, owner of a 42-foot charter fishing boat, The Maine. Mac served five years in the Army as an infantry officer with two tours in ...
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  • 9/12/2017 4:58:00 PM
  • Instagram Takeover: Patrick Williams
  • Just this year I have been lucky enough to visit the Alps to photograph some ski touring and winter hiking, Mexico for fly fishing, and Maine for landscape photography. BRO: Fall is all but here. Any favorite spots for photographing fall foliage in the ...
  • blueridgeoutdoors.com
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  • 9/12/2017 4:47:00 PM
  • New Maine law bans lead fishing tackle to protect loons
  • AUGUSTA, Maine — A new Maine law bans lead fishing tackle in hopes of protecting loons. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says keeping lead fishing weights out of Maine waters will better the birds’ survival and spur population ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 9/12/2017 3:25:00 PM
  • Regulation bans lead in fishing tackle to save loons
  • We appreciate your business! For your convenience, you may read this story after 4 seconds AUGUSTA (AP) — A new Maine law bans lead fishing tackle in hopes of protecting loons. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says keeping lead fishing ...
  • Journal Tribune
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  • 9/11/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • New Lobster Fishing Rules On the Way Amid Warming Waters
  • PORTLAND, Maine — New restrictions are coming to southern New England's lobster fishery in an attempt to save the area's population of the crustaceans, which has dwindled as waters have warmed. An arm of the interstate Atlantic States Marine Fisheries ...
  • seafoodnews.com
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  • 9/11/2017 1:33:00 PM
  • New law bans lead fishing tackle to protect loons
  • AUGUSTA (AP) — A new Maine law bans lead fishing tackle in hopes of protecting loons. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says keeping lead fishing weights out of Maine waters will better the birds' survival and spur population growth across ..
  • Sun-Journal
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  • 9/11/2017 12:32:00 PM
  • New Maine Law Bans Lead Fishing Tackle to Protect Loons
  • Maine, (AP) A new Maine law bans lead fishing tackle in hopes of protecting loons. Ingesting lead fishing tackle is the leading cause of death for the birds. A law went into effect this month, and bans the use of lead fishing sinkers smaller than 2 1/2 ...
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  • 9/11/2017 12:26:00 PM
  • Vermont Awarded $50k to Study Moose
  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department initiated study in January to investigate death rates and causes of mortality of cow and calf moose, and to compare their results to similar moose studies in New Hampshire and Maine. “Moose are an iconic species in ..
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  • 9/8/2017 6:39:00 PM
  • How Chefs Are Bringing ‘Under-Loved’ Seafood to Restaurant Menus
  • Today, however, it’s dogfish and skate the fishermen are hauling, as warming waters, prior bad management, and a host of other factors have made cod increasingly hard to find in New England’s Gulf of Maine. The fishermen are paid pennies for their ...
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  • 9/8/2017 5:36:00 PM
  • Warming Waters Drive Kelp Decline
  • Kelp has declined dramatically in the Gulf of Maine. Gloucester Times: When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish .
  • newenglandboating.com
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Maine Guides/Outfitters

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Maine Fishing Clubs

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