Open Water Fishing Regulations from Maine State Lawbook 2008

Rangeley Lake

Rangeley. S-2, S-3, S-4, S-17, S-22.

Mooselookmeguntic Lake

Rangeley. S-2, S-3, S-4, S-17. Daily limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 12 inches, only 1 may exceed 16 inches.

Richardson Lake

T4R1, Township C, etc. S-1, S-4, S-17. (See listing for Upper Dam Pool).

Aziscohos Lake

Lincoln Plt, etc. S-4, S-13, S-17. Aziscohos Lake is that portion of the Magalloway River south of a straight line between the 2 red posts on each shore by the Brown Company Landing, so-called, and the area of water south of a straight line between the 2 red posts just north of Sunday Pond on the Little Magalloway River. Closed to the taking of smelts to confluence with lake: all west shore tributaries from Aziscohos dam to (but not including) the Big Magalloway River. Sunday Pond is that area demarked by red posts at the entrances to both the Big and Little Magalloway Rivers and is governed by the same regulations as Aziscohos Lake. (See separate listings for the Big and Little Magalloway River regulations).

Big Kennebago LAke

Davis Twp. Open to fishing from April 1 - October 31. S-5. Daily limit on trout: 5 fish; minimum length limit on trout: 6 inches, only 1 trout may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries closed except Kennebago River. (See separate listing.)

Umbagog Lake

(See New Hampshire Lawbook)

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S-1: Closed to the taking of smelts.
S-2: Closed to the taking of smelts, except by hook and line.
S-3: Tributaries closed to the taking of smelts.
S-4: Use or possession of live fish as bait is prohibited. (The use of dead fish, salmon eggs, or worms is permitted).
S-5: Fly fishing only.
S-6: Artificial lures only.
S-7: Boundary waters with New Brunswick, see page 56.
S-8: All trout less than 6 inches and longer than 12 inches must be released alive at once.
S-9: Border waters with New Hampshire.
S-10: Daily bag limit on togue: 1 fish.
S-11: Fishing restricted to persons under 16 years of age; daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish.
S-12: No longer used.
S-13: No size or bag limit on bass.
S-14: No bag limit on pickerel. From July 1 - September 30, artificial lures only and minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches.
S-15: Daily bag limit on togue: 3 fish; minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches, only one may exceed 18 inches.
S-16: Daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only 1 may exceed 14 inches.
S-17: Daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 10 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.
S-18: Daily bag limit on trout: 1 fish, minimum length limit 18 inches. S-19: Daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish.
S-20: Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish.
S-21: Daily bag limit on trout: 1 fish, minimum length limit 14 inches.
S-22: Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 1 fish.
S-23: No longer used.
S-24: Extended Season-Remains open to open water fishing from October 1 December 31: artificial lures only; all trout, landlocked salmon, and togue must be released alive at once.
S-25: Daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish; all bass between 13 and 18 inches must be released alive at once.
S-26: Indian Territory Regulations.
S-27: All fish caught must be released alive at once.
S-28: Togue does not count towards the 5 trout and salmon, in combination, daily aggregate bag limit.

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