Latest Maine Fishing Reports

Freshwater & saltwater fishing reports. Want to know whats biting, what they are biting on and where they are biting? Check out the latest reports from other anglers, businesses and agencies from around Maine.


  • Maine Fishing Reports

    • Maine Saltwater Fishing Report (September 7, 2017)

      If you are a recreational saltwater angler, Maine law may require you to register with the Maine Saltwater Recreational Fishing Registry. To learn more or to register, visit maine.gov/saltwater or call 633-9505. OFFSHORE Plenty of blue sharks along with a few makos and threshers are available on most of the inshore and […]

    • Maine Saltwater Fishing Report (August 23, 2017)

      If you are a recreational saltwater angler, Maine law may require you to register with the Maine Saltwater Recreational Fishing Registry. To learn more or to register, visit maine.gov/saltwater or call 633-9505. OFFSHORE Changes have been made in the cod and haddock regulations for 2017. Anglers cannot retain any Atlantic cod and […]

    • Maine Saltwater Fishing Report (August 16, 2017)

      If you are a recreational saltwater angler, Maine law may require you to register with the Maine Saltwater Recreational Fishing Registry. To learn more or to register, visit maine.gov/saltwater or call 633-9505. OFFSHORE As of Wednesday night, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has closed the Atlantic Bluefin General and Charter/Headboat […]

    • Maine Saltwater Fishing Report (August 10, 2017)

      If you are a recreational saltwater angler, Maine law may require you to register with the Maine Saltwater Recreational Fishing Registry. To learn more or to register, visit maine.gov/saltwater or call 633-9505. OFFSHORE Congratulations to John Harmon and the crew of the Banshee for their 719-pound first-place tuna in last week’s […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #8

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region In southern Maine, anglers are still having good fishing on Sebago. Fishing early has provided some action for salmon, but those with the ability to troll deep with downriggers or lead line are getting some nice catches of lake trout throughout the day. Bass […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #7

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region In the Sebago region, the rainbow trout fishing is heating up. “We’ve been hearing about some good rainbow fishing in the region, particularly in the western part of the state. Some of the fish are pushing four pounds,” said IFW fisheries biologist Francis Brautigam. […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #6

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region “The fishing in the southern part of the state is really exceptional for this time of year,” says IFW fisheries biologist Francis Brautigam. Brautigam was recently out on Sebago talking with anglers who were fishing. Most of the boats had 2-4 landlocks, and were […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #5

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region If you haven’t noticed, this is anything but a normal winter throughout the state. Ponds and lakes that are usually frozen and safe throughout are still iffy at best. Before heading out onto the ice on any pond, please check the ice. “Last weekend, […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #4

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region Anglers seeking brown trout are having success, you just need to fish a little deeper, somewhere between 20-30 feet seems to be ideal depth this time of year. Hancock Pond and Little Sebago are popular spots for brown trout, but don’t be afraid to […]

    • Maine Fishing Report From Maine IFW #3

      Region A – Sebago Lakes Region There are some good reports coming out of Sebago, with anglers still landing salmon. “I talked to one angler who fished Monday, and he landed 20 salmon, all on streamers,” said IFW fisheries biologist Francis Brautigam. Brautigam noted that most were in the 13 […]


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