Fly Fishing Only Ponds, Rivers and Streams (don’t depend on this list - check your rule book)

Androscoggin County

none

Aroostook County

Black Ponds, Little (North), T15 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Black Ponds, Little (South), T15 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19, S-23. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Denny Pond, T15R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Galilee Pond, T15R9WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Green Pond, Moro Plt. S-5, S-8, Minimum length on trout: 18 inches.

Hudson Pond, Upper, T11 R10 WELS. S-5, S-8, S-21.

Island Pond, T15 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

North Pond, T14 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Pelletier Brook Lake (4th), T16 R9 WELS. S-5, S-16

Prestile Stream. From the confluence of Young Brook in Bridgewater downstream to the Maine/New Brunswick boundary: S-5. Daily limit on salmon: 1 fish; possession limit: 2 fish.

Stink Pond, T15 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Tote Road Pond and tributaries and outlet, Moro Plt. S-5, S-18. Children 12 years of age and under may fish under the S-4 special regulation.

Upper Pond, T15 R9 WELS. S-5, S-19. Minimum length on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. Tributaries and outlet: S-19; Minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches, only 1 may exceed 12 inches.

Cumberland County

none

Franklin County

Arnold Pond, Coburn Gore. S-5, S-17.

Beal (Trout) Pond, Madrid. S-5, S-18.

Beattie Pond, Beattie, Lowelltown Twp. S-5, S-16.

Beaver Pond, Seven Ponds Twp. S-5.

Bemis Stream, Rangeley Plt., Twp. D. From red posts on Mooselookmeguntic Lake to north side of railroad bridge at Summit: S-5; tributaries closed.

Blanchard Pond, Alder Stream Twp. S-5.

Blanchard Ponds, Davis Twp, Lang Twp. S-5.

Caribou Bog, so-called, Chain Of Ponds Twp. S-5, S-18.

Caribou Pond, Mt. Abram Twp. S-5.

Carrabassett River, from its source in Carrabassett Valley to point at E. New Portland where Rt. 146 crosses the river. S-5. From its confluence with the West Branch of the Carrabassett to Route 146 in East New Portland,

Crosby Pond, Coburn Gore. S-5, S-17.

Day Mountain Pond, Avon. S-5, S-16.

Dead River, North Branch and tributaries. Fly fishing only. See Indian Territory regulations.

Flatiron Pond, Davis Twp. S-5, S-17.

Grants Pond, Massachusetts Gore. S-5, S-18.

Hathan Bogs, Coburn Gore. S-5.

Hid Pond, Kingfield. S-5, S-17.

Horseshoe Pond, Coburn Gore. S-5.

Huston Brook, T3R2 (Also Somerset County). S-5.

Island Pond, Big, Seven Ponds Twp, T3R5. S-5, S-17.

Island Pond, Little, Seven Ponds Twp, T3R5. S-5.

Jim Pond, Little, Jim Pond Twp, T1R5. S-5, S-16. Open to fishing in October; all fish caught must be released alive at once; fly fishing only.

Johns Pond, T3R3. S-5.

Kamankeag Pond, Davis Twp. S-5.

Kennebago Lake, Big , Davis Twp. S-5, S-17. Tributaries closed except Kennebago River.

Kennebago Lake, Little, Stetsontown Twp, T3R5. S-5, S-17. Motorboats prohibited.

Kennebago River, Seven Ponds, etc. From confluence with Cupsuptic Lake to Big Island Pond, including The Logans, so-called: S-5, S-17, S-22; all tributaries closed. From confluence with Cupsuptic Lake to first dam, S-1. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once. CLOSURE TO FISHING AFTER SEPT. 15: That section of river known as the spawning beds approx. 200 yards long between red markers.

Kibby Stream and tributaries, Kibby Twp. S-5.

L Pond, Seven Ponds Twp. S-5, S-17.

Long Pond, Seven Ponds Twp. S-5, S-17.

Massachusetts Bog, Massachusetts Gore. S-5, S-18.

McIntire Pond, New Sharon. S-5, S-16.

Mountain Pond, Rangeley Plt. S-5, S-17.

Moxie Pond, Township D. S-5, S-18.

Mud Pond, Coburn Gore. S-5.

Northwest Pond, Massachusetts Gore (T3R6). S-5.

Northwest Pond, Little, Massachusetts Gore (T3R6). S-5, S-18.

Quimby Pond, Rangeley. S-5, S-17. Closed for 20,000 square feet around the Wilbur Spring. Motorboats prohibited.

Rangeley River, Rangeley. S-1. That portion of Rangeley Lake and Rangeley River from two red posts set about 300 feet above the fish screen downstream to the confluence of the Rangeley and Kennebago Rivers: S-5; daily limit: 1 fish. From downstream side of dam on outlet of Rangeley Lake to the confluence of the Rangeley and Kennebago River: Open to fishing in October; fly fishing only; all fish caught must be released alive at once.

Rapid Stream, Kingfield, etc. S-5.

Redington Pond, Redington Twp. S-5, S-17.

Rock Pond, Chain Of Ponds Twp. S-5, S-17.

Ross Pond, Rangeley. S-5.

Round Pond, Rangeley. S-5, S-18. Children 12 years of age and under may fish under the S-4 special regulation.

Round Pond, Township E. S-5, S-18.

Sabbath Day Pond, Township E. S-5, S-18.

Sandy River, from Rt. 145 bridge, Strong, downstream to its confluence with the Kennebec River, Starks, Anson: From Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, S-5. All fish caught must be released alive at once. (General law applies for the rest of the season).

Secret Pond, Seven Ponds Twp. S-5, S-18.

Shiloh (Dutton) Pond, Kingfield. S-5.

Snow Mountain Pond, Alder Stream Twp. S-5.

South Bog Stream, Rangeley. S-5. Minimum length limit on brook trout: 8 inches. That portion upstream from the bridge at South Shore Drive to red markers at the headwaters - all fish caught must be released alive at once.

South Boundary Pond, T3R6. S-5.

Spencer Pond, Township D. S-5, S-18.

Tea Pond, Little, Jim Pond Twp. S-5, S-18.

Tim Brook, Eustis. S-5.

Tim Pond and Mud Pond, Tim Pond Twp. S-5, S-18. Tributaries closed to all fishing.

Hancock County

Youngs Pond, Otis. S-5, S-19. Minimum length limit on brook trout: 14 inches.

Kennebec County

none

Knox County

none

Lincoln County

none

Oxford County

Abbie Pond, Bowmantown Twp. S-5.

Barker Pond, Bowmantown Twp. S-5.

Beaver Ponds, Magalloway Plt, etc. S-5, S-17.

Black Pond, Lower, Oxbow Twp. S-5.

Black Pond, Upper, Bowmantown Twp. S-5.

Concord Pond, Little, Woodstock. S-5, S-16

Cupsuptic River and tributaries, T4R3. S-1, S-5. From Aug. 16 to Sept. 30: daily limit: 1 fish. Lower 1-1/2 miles from Cupsuptic Lake to Little Falls: S-17.

Magalloway River, Big, From Bennett's Covered Bridge in Lincoln Plt. to red posts about 1/4 mile upstream: Fishing restricted to persons under 16 years of age. Upstream from red posts about 1/4 mile upstream of Bennett's Covered Bridge: S-5. Total daily bag limit on salmon, trout and togue: 1 fish. All trout less than 8 inches and longer than 12 inches must be released alive at once. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once. Tributaries to Big Magalloway River above Parmachenee Lake: S-5, S-11; minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches.

Magalloway River, Little and tributaries. Parmachenee, etc. S-5. Daily bag limit on salmon, trout and togue: 1 fish in the aggregate. All trout less than 8 inches and longer than 12 inches must be released alive at once. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once.

Otter Pond, Parmachenee Twp. S-5, S-17. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once.

Overset Pond, Greenwood. Fly casting and flying trolling only with single-hooked flies or tandem-hooked flies.

Pond In The River and Rapid River, Twp. C, Upton, etc. S-5, S-22. All trout must be released alive at once. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30, all salmon must be released alive at once.

Richardson Ponds, East, Adamstown Twp. S-5.

Rump Pond, Parmachenee Twp. S-5, S-19. All trout less than 8 inches and longer than 12 inches must be released alive at once. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once.

Surplus Pond, Andover N Surplus. S-5, S-17.

Upper Dam Pool, T4R1. S-1. That area between Mooselookmeguntic Lake dam and a line drawn between the two cribwork piers approximately 800 yards west of said dam: S-1, S-5; Minimum length limit on trout: 12 inches; Minimum length limit on salmon: 18 inches. Total daily bag limit on salmon, trout and togue: 1 fish. No motorboats allowed from gates of dam, downstream or westerly 150 yards. Open to fishing October 1 - October 31- fly fishing only; all fish caught must be released alive at once.

Wells Pond, Parmachenee Twp. S-5, S-17. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30 all fish must be released alive at once.

Penobscot County

Green Mountain Pond, T6 R6 WELS. S-5, S-8, S-21.

Piscataquis County

Allagash Pond, T9 R15 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Baker Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5, S-18.

Birch Ridge Ponds (1, 2, 3), TA R11 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Blood (Duck) Pond, T2 R13 WELS. S-5. Motorboats prohibited.

Bluff Pond, TA R13. S-5. All trout must be released alive at once.

Bluffer Pond, T8 R11 WELS. S-5, S-18.

Boardway (Boardman) Pond, Big, TAR11 WELS. S-5, S-16.

Boardway (Boardman) Pond, Little, TA R11 WELS. S-5.

Brown Brook Pond, T9 R9 WELS. S-5.

Celia Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-8; Minimum length limit on trout: 16 inches.

Chairback Ponds, East and West, T7 R9 NWP. S-5, S-16.

Cranberry Pond (Little Notch Pond), Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5.

Currier Ponds, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, T9R10 and 11WELS. S-5, S-8; Minimum length limit on trout: 18 inches.

Daicey Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-16.

Deer Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5.

Draper Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-16.

Fogg Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5, S-17.

Foss and Knowlton Pond, T2 and 3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Fowler Pond, Lower, T6R9WELS. S-5; All trout caught must be released alive at once.

Fox Pond, TA R11 WELS. S-5.

Grassy Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5.

Horseshoe Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5.

Jackson Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, Minimum length limit on trout: 10 inches.

Jackson Pond (Jordan Pond), T3 R11 WELS. S-5.

Jordan Pond, T3R11 WELS. S-5.

Kidney Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-18.

Knowlton Pond (Foss and Knowlton Pond), T3R10. S-5, S-17.

Lily Pad Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5.

Lost Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-18.

Lost Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West, S-5.

Lyford Pond, Big, Shawtown Twp. S-5.

Lyford Ponds, Little (1st and 2nd), Bowdoin College Grant East and West. S-5, S-18.

McKenna Pond, T3 R11 WELS. S-5.

Mirror (Monkey) Pond, TAR11. S-5. All trout caught must be released alive at once.

Mooseleuk Stream. From Mooseleuk Lake in T10R9WELS downstream to the confluence of the Aroostook River in T8R8 WELS: S-5, S-17; All salmon caught must be released alive at once. From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30, total daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish.

Mountain Brook Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5, S-18.

Mountain Pond, Beaver Cove, etc. S-5, S-16.

Mountain View Pond and tributaries, TAR11 WELS. S-5. All trout caught must be released alive at once.

Notch Pond, Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5. All trout caught must be released alive at once.

Pearl Ponds (2), Bowdoin College Grant West. S-5.

Pleasant Pond, Little, T10 R11 WELS. S-5, S-8, S-21.

Pleasant Pond, Little and tributaries, TA R11 WELS. S-5, S-19. All trout less than 8 inches and over 10 inches must be released alive at once.

Pleasant River, Brownville. From Brownville Bridge to Rt. #11 bridge: From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30: fly fishing only; Total daily bag limit for salmon, trout and togue: 1 fish.

Polly Pond, T3R11 WELS. S-5, minimum length limit on trout: 10 inches.

Prentiss Pond, T1 R11 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Ragged Pond, T9 R10 WELS. S-5, S-18.

Rocky Pond, Little, TA R11 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Rocky Pond and Little Rocky Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Rubberneck Pond, TAR11. S-5, S-17.

Slaughter Pond, T3 R11 WELS. S-5; minimum length limit on trout: 10 inches.

Sourdnahunk Lake, T5 R11 WELS. S-5, Minimum length limit on trout: 10 inches. Closed to all fishing from 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise the following morning.

Sourdnahunk Lake, Little (Little Nesowadnehunk), T5 R11 WELS. S-5, S-17. Motorboats prohibited.

Sourdnahunk Stream, T4R10, etc. S-5. Closed to all fishing from 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise

Spring Pond, T7 R10 WELS. S-5, S-17.

Trout Pond, Little Squaw Twp. S-5, S-17. From Sept. 15 through Sept. 30, daily limit: 1 fish. Motorboats prohibited.

West Branch Ponds, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and tribs., TAR12. S-5.

Windy Pitch Pond, T3 R10 WELS. S-5.

Yoke Ponds and tributaries, TA R11 WELS. S-5, S-19. All trout less than 8 inches over 10 inches must be released alive at once.

Sagadahoc County

none

Somerset County

Baker Pond, Tomhegan Twp, T1R2. S-5. Children 12 years of age and under may fish under the S-4 special regulation.

Baker Pond, T5R6 BKP WKR. S-5, S-17.

Baker Pond tributaries, T4R6, etc. S-5.

Baker Stream, T4R5, etc. S-5.

Barrett Pond, Holeb Twp. S-5, S-16. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

Beans (Bean) Pond, Pleasant Ridge Plt. S-5, S-18.

Berry Pond, Big, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5, S-8; Minimum length limit on trout: 18 inches.

Berry Pond, Little, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5, S-17. Motorboats prohibited.

Blakeslee Lake, T5 R6 BKP WKR. S-5, S-17.

Clish Pond, T5R20 WELS. S-5, S-18.

Coburn Pond, Moose River Plt. S-5.

Cold Stream Pond, Parlin Pond Twp. S-5, S-17

Daymond Pond, Moose River Plt. S-5, S-17.

Dead Stream Pond, West Forks Plt. S-5, S-17.

Desolation Pond, T8 R16 WELS. S-5, S-17

Dingley Ponds, The Three, T4 R5 NBKP. S-5.

Dixon Pond, Pierce Pond Twp. S-5, S-17.

Durgin Pond, Johnson Mtn. Twp. S-5, S-17. Motorboats prohibited

Ellis Pond, Chase Stream Twp. S-5, S-17.

Enchanted Pond, Little, Upper Enchanted Twp. S-5.

Everett Pond, King and Bartlett Twp. S-5, S-17.

Fernald Pond, Parlin Pond and Johnson Mtn. Twps. S-5, S-17.

Fish Pond, Pierce Pond Twp. S-5.

Fish Pond, Little, Alder Brook Twp. S-5, S-17.

Frypan Pond, Squaretown Twp. S-5, S-18. Motorboats prohibited.

Grace Pond, Upper Enchanted Twp. S-5.

Heald Pond, Caratunk. S-5.

Horseshoe Pond, Parlin Pond Twp. S-5, S-16.

Horseshoe Pond, Chase Stream Twp. S-5, S-17.

Iron Pond, Hobbstown Twp. S-5.

Ironbound Pond, Alder Brook Twp. S-5, S-16.

Kilgore Pond, Pierce Pond Twp, Bowtown Twp. S-5, S-17.

King Pond, Bowtown Twp. S-5, S-17.

Lang Pond, Parlin Pond Twp. S-5, S-17.

Lang Pond, Little, Parlin Pond Twp. S-5, S-17.

Lone Jack Pond, Johnson Mtn. Twp. S-5, S-17. Motorboats prohibited

Long (Little Long) Pond, Chase Stream Twp. S-5.

Lost Pond, Pleasant Ridge Plt. S-5.

Lost Pond, Russell Pond Twp. S-5.

Markham Pond, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5. Closes August 15.

Mary Petuche Pond, Prentiss Twp. S-5, S-17.

Mill (Clear) Pond, Pleasant Ridge Plt. S-5, S-17.

Paradise Ponds, Lower and Upper, Parlin Pond Twp. S-5, S-16.

Pickerel Pond, Pierce Pond Twp. S-5, S-17

Rancourt Pond, Dennistown Plt. S-5, S-17.

Rock Pond, T5 R6 BKP WKR. S-5.

Round Pond, Squaretown Twp. S-5, S-17.

Round Pond, Chase Stream Twp. S-5, S-8; minimum length limit on trout: 18 inches. Motorboats prohibited.

Russell Pond, Russell Pond Twp. S-5, S-17.

Snake Pond, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5, S-17.

Spencer Stream and tributaries, T3R4 BKP WKR, etc. S-5.

Split Rock Pond, Pierce Pond Twp. S-5. S-17.

Spruce Pond, Lexington Twp. S-5, S-18.

Tobey Pond, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5.

Wilson Hill Pond, Little, Johnson Mountain Twp. S-5.

Wounded Deer Pond, Prentiss Twp. S-5, S-17.

Waldo County

none

Washington County

Grand Lake Stream, Grand Lake Stream Plt., etc. S-5 from Apr. 1 - Oct. 20, including that portion of the stream adjacent to the hatchery pools. Closed to all fishing within 150 feet of Grand Lake Stream dam. From Apr. 1 - Aug. 15: S-19, S-22; From Aug. 16 - Sept. 30: Total daily bag limit on salmon, trout and togue: 1 fish. From Oct. 1-Oct. 20, all fish caught must be released alive at once.

Pineo Pond, Deblois. S-5, S-17. Pineo Pond shall be called a great pond.

York County

none

Special Regulations for Open Water Fishing (S-CODES)

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, worms permitted.)

S-5 Fly fishing only.

S-6 Artificial lures only.

S-7 Boundary waters with New Brunswick.

S-8 Daily bag limit on trout: 1 fish.

S-9 Border waters with New Hampshire.

S-10 Daily bag limit on togue: 1 fish.

S-11 Daily bag limit on salmon, trout and togue: 2 fish in the aggregate

S-12 No size or bag limit on bass and pickerel.

S-13 No size or bag limit on bass.

S-14 No bag limit on pickerel. From July 1 - September 30, artificial lures only; minimum length limit on trout: 8 inches.

S-15 From April 1 to June 20, daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish; all bass longer than 12 inches must be released; from June 21 to Sept. 30, daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish between 10 and 12 inches except that 1 may exceed 16 inches.

S-16 Daily bag limit on brook trout (includes splake): 2 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only 1 may exceed 14 inches.

S-17 Daily bag limit on brook trout (includes splake): 2 fish, minimum length limit: 10 inches, only one may exceed 12 inches.

S-18 Daily bag limit on brook trout (includes splake): 2 fish, minimum length limit: 8 inches.

S-19 Daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish

S-20 Daily bag limit on whitefish: 3 fish.

S-21 Minimum length limit on trout: 12 inches.

S-22 Daily bag limit on salmon: 1 fish.

S-23 EXTENDED SEASON - Remains open to fishing through October. From October 1 - October 31; artificial lures only; all fish caught must be released alive at once.

S-24 EXTENDED SEASON - Remains open to fishing through November. From October 1 to November 30; all trout, landlocked salmon, togue and bass must be released alive at once.

S-25 Smelts may be taken by use of 3 single-baited hooks spaced a minimum of four inches apart.