Maine Special Fishing Laws (F)

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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FAHI POND, Embden (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

FAIRFIELD RECREATION (PAL) PONDS, Fairfield (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-9.

FALL BROOK LAKE AND LITTLE FALLS POND, Allagash Plt, T18 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FARMERS BROOK, Wilton. General fishing laws apply, except: S-1.

FARRINGTON POND, Lovell (South Region). General fishing laws apply. Motorboats over 6 horsepower prohibited.

FARROW LAKE, Topsfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3, S-17, S-22, S-25. Closed to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31.

FAULKNER LAKE, Weston (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.

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

FELLOWS POND, Chesterville (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.

FELTS 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).

FEMALE POND, T1 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

FERGUSON POND, T14 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-18. Artificial lures only with one hook-a single pointed hook or a treble hook-allowed.

FERNALD POND, Parlin Pond Twp., Johnson Mountain Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

FERNALD POND, Pierce Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FIFTH LAKE BROOK (FIFTH PELLETIER BROOK) AND TRIBUTARIES, T15 R9 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except: S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FIFTH LAKE STREAM, HUGHES BROOK, AND OTHER TRIBUTARIES, T36 MD BPP, T41 MD, T42 MD BPP. General fishing laws apply, except: ALO, S-17.

FIRST (BILLINGS) POND, Blue Hill (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13, S-16. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

FISH POND, Hobbstown Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-17.

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

FISH POND, Pierce Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

FISH POND, Thorndike Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

FISH POND, BIG AND THOROUGHFARE (TRIBUTARY STREAM UPSTREAM TO LITTLE FISH POND), Holeb Twp. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. FFO. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 14 inches. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

FISH POND, LITTLE, Alder Brook Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

FISH POND, LITTLE, Holeb Twp. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. S-4. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 10 inches. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

FISH RIVER EXCLUDING THOROUGHFARES, T13 R8 WELS to the Saint John River in Fort Kent. General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3. The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply.

From Fish River Lake downstream to Round Pond: ALO, S-16.

From the Upper Fish River Falls in T14 R8 WELS downstream to St. Froid Lake in T14 R7 WELS: Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. From August 16 – September 30: ALO, daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. Daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish, minimum length limit on trout: 12 inches.

From Eagle Lake in Wallagrass Plt. (including tributaries upstream to the first road or railroad crossing) to the red markers above the Fish River Falls in Fort Kent: ALO, S-16, daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only one may exceed 16 inches. From August 16 – September 30: ALO, daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only one may exceed 16 inches. Daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish. (See separate listing for Soldier Pond).

From the Fish River Falls in Fort Kent downstream to the St. John River: Closed to the taking of live baitfish except by hook and line. From October 1 – March 31: ALO, S-7. Open to the taking of muskellunge.

FISH RIVER LAKE, T13&14 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-2, S-3. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches.

FISH RIVER THOROUGHFARES (CONNECTING CROSS, SQUARE, EAGLE AND SAINT FROID LAKES), T17 R4 WELS, Square Lake Twp, T16 R6 WELS, Winterville Plt, Eagle Lake. General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-1, S-16. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only one may exceed 16 inches. The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. From August 16 – September 30: ALO. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches, only 1 may exceed 16 inches. Total daily bag limit for trout and togue: 1 fish.

FISH RIVER THOROUGHFARES (CONNECTING LONG, MUD, AND CROSS LAKES), T17 R4 WELS, Cross Lake. General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-1, S-16. The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. From August 16 – September 30: ALO. Total daily bag limit for trout, landlocked salmon and togue: 1 fish.

FISHER POND, BIG, T2 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FISHER PONDS, T4 R5 NBKR (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FITTS POND, Clifton (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-18. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

FLAGSTAFF LAKE, Bigelow Twp, Dead River Twp, Flagstaff Twp, etc. (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.

FLANDERS POND, Sullivan (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

FLATIRON POND, Chase Stream Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FLATIRON POND, Davis Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

FLINN POND, Benedicta Twp, T1 R5 WELS (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.

FLOOD LAKE, Talmadge (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. ALO, S-17.

FLOOD LAKE, UPPER, Talmadge (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. ALO, S-21.

FLOODS POND, Otis. Closed to all fishing.

FLYING POND, Mount Vernon, Vienna (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-3. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

FOGG POND, Bowdoin College Grant West (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

FOGG POND, Long Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FOLEY PONDS (4), Comstock Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

FOLLY POND, York. Closed to all fishing.

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

FORBES POND, Gouldsboro (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-17, From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

FOREST POND, Canton (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

FOSS AND KNOWLTON POND, T2&3 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. The use of motorboats or outboard motors is prohibited. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FOSS POND, Kingsbury Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-21, S-25. Minimum length limit on togue: 23 inches. Motorboats over 6 horsepower prohibited.

FOSTER LAKE, Marion (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. S-4, S-17. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FOURTH LAKE, T7 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

FOURTH POND, Blue Hill (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13.

FOWLER POND, T3 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

FOWLER POND, LITTLE, T5 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-4. The use of motorboats or outboard motors is prohibited. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FOWLER POND, LOWER, T6 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. The use of motorboats or outboard motors is prohibited. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FOWLER POND, MIDDLE, T6 R9 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.

FOX POND, T10 SD (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-10. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

FOX POND, TA R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

FOXHOLE POND, ON HEADWATERS OF GREAT FALLS BRANCH BROOK, Deblois (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-19. Open to fishing only for persons under 16 years of age. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

FROST POND, T3 R11&12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

FROST POND, T4 R5 NBKP (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

FROST POND, T6 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-19. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. The use of motorboats or outboard motors is prohibited. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

FROST POND, LITTLE AND TRIBUTARIES, T3 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

FRYPAN POND, Squaretown Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17. Motorboats prohibited.

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