Maine Special Fishing Laws (I)

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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INDIAN LAKE, Whiting (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. Daily bag limit on trout: 5 fish, only 1 may exceed 12 inches. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

INDIAN POND, Big Moose Twp, Chase Stream Twp, Indian Stream Twp, Sapling Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-19, S-22. Minimum length on bass: 12 inches. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

INDIAN POND, Greenwood (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-2, S-3, S-4, S-10, S-13. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

INDIAN POND, Lexington Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

INDIAN POND, T7 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-16, S-25. Daily bag limit on whitefish: 1 fish. Minimum length limit on whitefish: 18 inches.

INDIAN POND AND TRIBUTARIES, Bowdoin College Grant West (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-18.

INDIAN POND, BIG, Moosehead Junction Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

INDIAN POND, BIG, Saint Albans (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

INDIAN POND, LITTLE, Lexington 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.

INDIAN POND, LITTLE, Saint Albans (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.

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

INDIAN PONDS, BIG AND LITTLE, 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.

INDIAN STREAM, Saint Albans, Palmyra. General fishing laws apply, except: S-19.

INGALLS (FOSTER) POND, Bridgton (South Region). General fishing laws apply. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

IRA BOG, Moosehead Junction Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

IRELAND POND, T7 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-19. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

IRON POND, Hobbstown Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

IRONBOUND (WENTWORTH) POND, Solon, Athens (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-19. Daily bag limit on bass: 2 fish, only 1 may exceed 14 inches. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

IRONBOUND POND, Alder Brook Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-16.

ISIE LAKE, Eagle Lake (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

ISLAND POND, Chase Stream Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-7.

ISLAND POND, Harrison, Waterford (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13.

ISLAND POND, T14 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

ISLAND POND, T9&10 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

ISLAND POND, BIG, Seven Ponds Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

ISLAND POND, LITTLE, Seven Ponds Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. Little Island Pond Dam: Fishing is prohibited in or from the fishway; there are no distance restrictions when fishing near the fishway (Title 12, subsection 12457).

ISLAND POND, UPPER, T10 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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