Fishing in Maine

Maine offers a myriad of excellent fishing opportunities for all anglers. Purchase your fishing license today, and go fishing to a spot near you.

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Top Fishing Spots in Maine

Sebago Lake State Park
This state park is a forested lakeside park on Sebago Lake with a paved boat ramp, ample parking, campsites, and long, sandy beach.
Lily Bay State Park
This park offers clear waters and relatively undeveloped shores that make it an appealing destination for boaters, fishermen seeking a taste of wilderness.
Rangeley Lake State Park
This state park is a good spot for the outdoorsy family looking for a lakeside camping and fishing adventure.
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Common Catches in Maine

Yellow Perch
Yellow Perch
The yellow perch, unlike the so-called white perch, Morone americana, is a true perch, not a bass.
Brook Trout
Brook Trout
The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Striped Bass
Striped Bass
To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new.
Cero Mackerel
Cero Mackerel
Cero mackerel are popular game fish and are frequently taken by commercial fishermen.
Pollock
Pollock
The pollack is said to be the most active member of the cod family Gadidae.

Types of Fishing in Maine

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Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing today.

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Ice Fishing

Ice fishing provides anglers an opportunity to go fishing during the winter months.

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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