Maine Special Fishing Laws (G)

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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GALILEE POND AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

GAMMON POND, Freeman Twp, New Portland (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..

GANDER POND, Dennistown Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GARDNER BROOK AND TRIBUTARIES, T15 R9 WELS, T15 R10 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except: S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

GARDNER LAKE, East Machias, Marion Twp, Whiting (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

GARDNER LAKE AND TRIBUTARIES (EXCLUDING THAT FROM GALILEE POND, T15 R9), T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

GARDNER POND, T5 R7 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

GARLAND POND, Dover-Foxcroft, Sebec (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. Motorboats with internal combustion engines prohibited. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

GAUNTLET POND AND TRIBUTARIES, TB R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-17. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

GEORGES POND, Franklin (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; no minimum length limit on bass; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once.

GERARD POND, Caswell Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GETCHELL LAKES, LOWER AND UPPER, T43 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: ALO. All bass must be released alive at once.

GILBERT POND, Parkman (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.

GILBERT POND, Saint John Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GILBERT POND, LITTLE, Saint John Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GILES POND, Patten (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-8, S-9, S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: S-7.

GILMAN POND, Lexington Twp, New Portland (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.

GILMAN POND, Moro Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

GLANCY LAKE, New Limerick (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.

GLAZIER LAKE, T18 R10 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except: B. Open to ice fishing at night for cusk. From October 1 – November 30: ALO. Open to taking bass and muskellunge only. International Water

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

GOOSE POND, Swans Island (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-4, S-17. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

GOOSE RIVER, Camden, Rockport. General fishing laws apply, except: S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

GORDON POND, Upper Enchanted Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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

GOULD POND, Sidney (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-10, S-13.

GOULDING LAKE, Robbinston (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Daily bag limit on trout: 5 fish, except that from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

GRAHAM LAKE, Ellsworth, Fletchers landing Twp, Mariaville, Waltham (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33.

GRAND FALLS FLOWAGE (INCLUDING BERRY BROOK FLOWAGE & GEORGE BROOK FLOWAGE), Baileyville, Fowler Twp, Indian Twp Res, Princeton (South Region).

General fishing laws apply for that part of the flowage west of a line at McAlister’s Point, except: Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish. All smallmouth bass caught must be released alive at once. No size or bag limit on largemouth bass.

East of a line at McAlister’s Point and north to Spednic Falls. International Water

Grand Falls Powerhouse Dam: The fishway and the area within 75 feet of any part of the fishway are closed to fishing at all times (Title 12, subsection 12457).

GRAND LAKE SEBOEIS, T7 R7 WELS, T8 R7 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.

GRAND LAKE STREAM, Grand Lake Stream Plt, Greenlaw Chopping Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: FFO. The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. Closed to all fishing within 150 feet of Grand Lake Stream Dam. No size or bag limit on largemouth bass. From April 1 – August 15: S-19, S-22. From October 1 – 20: All fish caught must be released alive at once, except no size or bag limit on largemouth bass.

GRAND LAKE STREAM CANAL, Grand Lake Stream Plt. General fishing laws apply, except: S-19. Open to fishing for persons under 16 years of age.

GRAND LAKE, EAST, Danforth, Forest City Twp., Orient, Weston. General fishing laws for International Waters apply, except: S-2, S-3, S-25. Daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish, only 1 may exceed 14 inches. International Water

East Grand Lake Dam: Fishing upstream from the dam at the top of fishway is lawful (Title 12, subsection 12457).

GRAND LAKE, WEST (INCLUDING PUG LAKE), T6 ND BPP, T6 R1 NBPP, Grand Lake Stream Plt (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-1, S-3. Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once. No minimum length on togue. Daily bag limit on togue: 2 fish, only 1 of which may exceed 33 inches. All togue between 23 and 33 inches must be released alive at once. From October 1 – 20: ALO, S-7. From October 21 – January 31: Closed to all fishing. Closed to all fishing within 150 feet of Grand Lake Stream Dam. Open to ice fishing for all fish during February and March only. The holding of any live baitfish not taken in West Grand Lake and Pug Lake is prohibited.

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

GRANTS POND, Massachusetts Gore (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

GRAPEVINE POND, LITTLE, Bowerbank (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GRASS POND, Moro Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

GRASS POND, Pierce Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

GRASSY POND, Bowdoin College Grant West (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

GRASSY POND, Holeb 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.

GRASSY POND, T19 MD BPP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: S-33. Open to ice fishing for all fish except trout, landlocked salmon, togue, and bass from the time ice forms in the fall until December 31. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 5 fish. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

GRASSY POND, T2 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

GRASSY 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.

GRAVEL PIT POND, Moosehead Junction Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from April 1- November 30: S-19.

GREAT EAST LAKE, Acton. General fishing laws for Interstate Waters apply, except: S-1, S-3, S-8. Minimum length limit on togue: 16 inches.

GREAT POND, Great Pond (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; no minimum length limit on bass; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once.

GREAT WORKS STREAM, Bradley. General fishing laws apply, except:

From the Big Rock in Bradley downstream to Route 178: A.

From the downstream side of the Route 178 bridge in Bradley to the Penobscot River: A. Closed to all fishing from July 1 through September 30, both days inclusive.

GREELY POND, Dallas Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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

GREELY POND, THIRD, Dallas Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GREEN LAKE, Dedham, Ellsworth, etc. (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3, S-25. Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once. Minimum length limit on togue: 23 inches. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

GREEN LAKE, T35 MD (located north of the Stud Mill Road) (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

GREEN MOUNTAIN POND, T6 R6 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17. Open to open water fishing from October 1- November 30, FFO, S-7.

GREEN POND, Limestone (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. (Do not eat any fish from this water. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

GREEN POND, Moro Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-18.

GREEN POND, New Limerick (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.

GREEN POND, T7 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

GREENBUSH POND, Jim Pond 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: S-7.

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

GREENLAW BROOK, Limestone. General fishing laws apply, except: Closed to taking live baitfish. (Do not eat any fish from this water. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

GREENLAW POND, T12 R7&8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B.

GREENLEAF POND, Abbot (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.

GREENWOOD POND, TB R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GREENWOOD POND, BIG, Elliottsville Twp, Willimantic (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-4, S-8, S-19, S-25.

GREENWOOD POND, LITTLE, Elliottsville Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-21. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

GRENIER POND, BIG, T4 R5 NBKR (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-16.

GRENIER POND, LITTLE, AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET (FROM LITTLE GRENIER POND TO MIDDLE GRENIER POND), T4 R5 NBKP (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GRENIER POND, MIDDLE AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET (FROM MIDDLE GRENIER POND TO BIG GRENIER POND), T4 R5 NBKP (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

GREY POND, T12 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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

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

GULL POND, Dallas Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-1, S-3, S-4. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

GULLIVER BROOK, Plymouth Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: S-1.

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