Maine Special Fishing Laws (E)

Please review this section to determine if the body of water you wish to fish has any special regulations that differ from the General Fishing Laws Seasons and Bag Limits or the General Fishing Laws.

Note: If the body of water is not listed, then the General Fishing Seasons and Bag Limits and General Fishing Laws apply.
Keep in mind, some waters (tributaries, outlets, connected waters) are NOT listed individually and may be listed with the main waterbody, or waters with an S-3 code (direct tributaries closed to taking of smelts). Some waters are collectively listed under one of the following listings: Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park.

Select the first letter of the water you are searching for below:

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EAGLE LAKE, Bar Harbor (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

EAGLE LAKE, T34 MD (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33.

EAGLE LAKE, Eagle Lake, T16 R5&6 WELS, Wallagrass (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-16, S-26. No bag limit on landlocked salmon less than 14 inches. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon over 14 inches: 2 fish. (See also Fish River Thoroughfares).

EAGLE LAKE (INCLUDING ROUND POND), T7&8 R12 WELS, T7,8,9 R13 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except:

Ice Fishing: Eagle Lake (including Round Pond). B. Only 1 brook trout may exceed 14 inches. Daily bag limit on whitefish: 1 fish. Minimum length limit on whitefish: 18 inches.

Open Water Fishing: Eagle Lake (including Round Pond) and tributaries upstream to the Allagash Wilderness Waterway blazed line. Only 1 brook trout may exceed 14 inches. Daily bag limit on whitefish: 1 fish. Minimum length limit on whitefish: 18 inches. From August 16 – September 30: tributaries open to open water fishing: ALO. Total daily bag limit on trout and togue of 1 fish. (See Allagash Wilderness Waterway).

EAST LAKE, T17 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-4.

EAST POND, Oakland, Smithfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply.

EAST POND STREAM (THE SERPENTINE), Smithfield. General fishing laws apply, except: From East Pond to the dam in Smithfield Village. Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

EASTON POND, Easton (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

EATON BROOK, Brewer. General fishing laws apply, except: From the downstream side of Route 9 in Brewer to the Penobscot River: closed to fishing for all species from July 1 – September 30, both days inclusive. (Marine Resources Rule).

EBEEMEE LAKE (EAST AND WEST PONDS), Brownville, Ebeemee Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

EBEEMEE LAKE, UPPER, TB R10 WELS, T4 R9 NWP (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: S-7.

ECHO LAKE, Mount Desert (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-16. All landlocked salmon between 18 and 22 inches must be released alive at once. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 2 fish, only one may exceed 22 inches. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

ECHO LAKE, T9 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

ECHO LAKE (CROTCHED POND), Fayette, Mount Vernon, Readfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3, S-8 (except that 5 lines may be used from sunset to sunrise while fishing for cusk), S-22, S-25. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7. (See Taylor Pond Outlet).

ECHO LAKE AND TRIBUTARIES, Presque Isle (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. Closed to taking live baitfish. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

EDDY POND, Sandy River Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

EDWARDS FAMILY KIDS FISHING POND, Lincoln (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-9. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

EGYPT POND, Chesterville, Vienna (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-10. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

EIGHTEEN POND, Monson (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: S-7.

ELAINE POND, Lowelltown Twp. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 10 inches. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

ELBOW LAKE, T3 Indian Purchase Twp. (See Pemadumcook Chain of Lakes).

ELBOW POND, T3 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. The use of motorboats or outboard motors is prohibited. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

ELBOW POND, UPPER, T10 R10&11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

ELL (L) POND, Sanford, Wells (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-10, S-13. Motorboats over 6 horsepower prohibited. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

ELLIS POND, Chase Stream Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-16.

ELLIS POND, LITTLE (GARLAND POND), Byron (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-2, S-3, S-4. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

ELLIS POND, LOWER, T7 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

ELLIS POND, UPPER, T7 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

ELM STREAM, Elm Stream Twp, Seboomook Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply.

ELVIS POND, King and Bartlett Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

EMBDEN POND, Embden (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-19, S-22. Daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish, only 1 may exceed 14 inches.The holding of any live baitfish not taken in Embden Pond is prohibited.

ENCHANTED (BULLDOG) POND AND TRIBUTARIES, Upper Enchanted Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO.

ENCHANTED POND, LITTLE, Upper Enchanted Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

ENCHANTED POND, LOWER, Lower Enchanted Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

ENDLESS LAKE, T3 R9 NWP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. No size or bag limit on largemouth bass. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

ESKUTASSIS POND, Burlington, Lowell (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: No size or bag limit on largemouth bass.

ETHEL POND, Sandy River Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

EVERETT POND, King and Bartlett Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

EYELET POND, T11&12 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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