Fishing Maine  by Tom Seymour

Fishing Maine Guide Book

by Tom Seymour (Falcon Guides)
Fishing Maine  by Tom Seymour
Inside are detailed descriptions of 81 fishing hot spots around the state. Each site decription includes species present; the best times to fish; tips on lures, flies, bait, tackle, and techniques; access information; maps; photos; and more. A special illustrated section describes the habits, habitats, and best ways to fish for Maine's huge variety of game fish. Everything you need to plan a Maine fishing trip is here, whether you're heading out for a week in the wilderness or an hour on a local pond. Find out what many Maine residents have known for years--for the best fishing in the East, you have to go North.

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Trails from the "Fishing Maine" Guide Book
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This fertile, gravel-bottomed river flows through the woods and potato fields of Aroostook County. The sections of river in Ashland and Washburn are easily accessible. The river can be waded or fish ...
Ashland, ME - Fishing
202,539-acre Baxter State Park is sometimes called the last stronghold for native eastern brook trout, although the same could be said about the entire state of Maine. Baxter gets crowded in summer an ...
Millinocket, ME - Fishing
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This 1,351-acre pond has a deep trench running east to west down its center. The deepest point is 104 feet, perfect for huge lake trout. No practical opportunity exists for fishing from shore, but you ...
Ellsworth, ME - Fishing
This old highway bridge at the head of Belfast Harbor is now a public right-of-way for pedestrians and anglers, and a popular spot for shore-based anglers. You can fish from the bridge and watch lobst ...
Belfast, ME - Fishing
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The Belfast shoreline borders Belfast Bay, which is part of Upper Penobscot Bay. Weed beds just offshore harbor bait fish, which in turn attract striped bass. Boaters have difficulty reaching these we ...
Belfast, ME - Fishing
At 10,305 acres, Big Lake lives up to its name. If you combine Big Lake’s acreage with the smaller lakes connecting to it, that figure nearly doubles. It is best to fish here with a boat. Big Lake is ...
Princeton, ME - Fishing
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This easily accessible yet semi-remote 826-acre lake contains both coldwater and warmwater species. Small aluminum boats or canoes are perfect for fishing this small lake. Not much opportunity exists ...
Machias, ME - Fishing
A boat ramp at the north end of the lake provides access to 881- acre, 49-foot-deep Brewer Lake. You will need a boat or canoe to fish here. Brewer Lake is dotted with cottages and is a popular spot f ...
Orrington, ME - Fishing
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Bubble Pond is a small, coldwater pond that receives annual stockings of brook trout. Maximum depth is 39 feet, in the middle of the pond. Shoreline depths run from 5 to 15 feet. There is no launch si ...
Bar Harbor, ME - Fishing
Canada Falls Lake is a sprawling, shallow 2,627-acre impoundment. A canoe is the most practical way to fish here, because of the proliferation of dead stumps and tree trunks known in Maine as “dri-ki. ...
Rockwood, ME - Fishing
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Easy access and a good boat ramp make 2,905-acre Cathance (pronounced Cat-hance) Lake a popular spot for Washington County anglers. For the most part, the shoreline is wild, but the western shoreline ...
Cooper, ME - Fishing
Chesuncook Lake, formed by Ripogenus Dam, is Maine’s third largest body of fresh water. Three distinct sections of the lake are connected. The main stem is known as Chesuncook Lake, the lower body as ...
Millinocket, ME - Fishing
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This 3,922-acre lake is located just outside Augusta, Maine’s capital city. The wide variety of species present makes China Lake a popular destination for Maine anglers. Hilly farmland and lakeside ca ...
China, ME - Fishing
This is a 5,543-acre lake with a maximum depth of 100 feet, and extensive shallow, weedy areas. Cobbosseecontee Stream offers an 8-mile canoe trip, beginning at the outlet. You will need a boat of som ...
Winthrop, ME - Fishing
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This relatively shallow, 1,677-acre pond is set in a semi-remote part of Washington County. The East Machias River exits Crawford Lake at its south end. This lake sees little fishing pressure and fish ...
Wesley, ME - Fishing
Damariscotta Lake has three distinctly different sections: the north, middle, and south basins. The north basin is the deepest, at 114 feet; the middle basin is next at 46 feet; and the south basin is ...
Thomaston, ME - Fishing
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Eagle Lake is a pure, coldwater lake of 436 acres, with a maximum depth of 110 feet. It supplies drinking water to Bar Harbor. Special regulations include a ban on boats with motors of more than 10 ho ...
Bar Harbor, ME - Fishing
East Grand Lake, at 16,070 acres, is located in Washington and Aroostook counties in Maine. You will need a boat to fish at this site. Anglers in boats less than 14 feet long should stay relatively cl ...
Danforth, ME - Fishing
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This is a scenic 237-acre coldwater lake, specially managed for brook trout and landlocked salmon. The western side is lined by rugged cliffs. Boats with motors larger than 10 horsepower are prohibite ...
Mount Desert, ME - Fishing - Trail Length:
Fort Point State Park is located on a peninsula at the head of Penobscot Bay and the mouth of the Penobscot River. This beautiful little park is off the beaten path, and the 200-foot fishing pier is n ...
Searsport, ME - Fishing
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