Maine Fishing Report by IFG

  • Maine Fishing Report by IFG

    • 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 have moved off their nests

    • 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. The smelt run is starting

    • 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 reporting excellent fishing. Three-year-old salmon

    • 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, we were out on a

    • 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 try some other ponds. Trolling

    • 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 – 16” range, but he

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