West Branch Penobscot River, Ripogenus Dam to Abol Falls

Millinocket, Maine 04462

West Branch Penobscot River, Ripogenus Dam to Abol Falls

West Branch Penobscot River, Ripogenus Dam to Abol Falls Professional Review and Guide

"The West Branch of the Penobscot is a brawling river with falls, whitewater, and deep pools. Roads and paths border the river. This is Maine’s premier trophy landlocked salmon river. Fishing regulations vary on different sections of the river, so check the Open Water Fishing Regulations booklet before fishing.

Wading and bank fishing are both possible at this site. You can easily launch a canoe at Nesowadnehunk Deadwater, a wide and calm section of the river. There are campsites at Big Eddy, Nesowadnehunk Deadwater, and Abol Falls. You can find motels in Millinocket, a 45-minute drive from the river. Key Species: landlocked salmon, brook trout."

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Trail Information

Millinocket
Nearby City
Best Way to Fish: canoe, wading
Duration
Best June
Season & Limits
Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation
Local Contacts
DeLorme Maine Atlas & Gazetteer
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018