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

Panther Pond
Fish, boat or just relax on the beach at this pond near Portland, 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.
Rangeley Lake State Park
This state park is a good spot for the outdoorsy family looking for a lakeside camping and fishing adventure.

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
The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.
Striped Bass
Striped Bass
To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new. The striped bass closest freshwater relatives are the white bass, the yellow bass, and the white perch.
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.

Maine Fishing Tips And Information

Fly Fishing

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

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

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Lake & Pond Structures

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn about the structures in lakes and ponds. Learn where to find fish, tips and more.

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