Maine Special Fishing Laws (M)

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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MACDOUGALL POND, Caratunk (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-9 (ice fishing only), S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MACHIAS LAKE, BIG, T12 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. Open to ice fishing for smelts from the time the ice forms in the fall until March 31.

MACHIAS LAKE, LITTLE, Nashville Plantation (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. Open to ice fishing for smelts from the time ice forms in the fall until March 31.

MACHIAS LAKES, 1ST, 2ND, AND 5TH, T36 MD BPP, T37 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33.

MACHIAS LAKES, 3RD AND 4TH, T42&43 MD BPP, T5 ND (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33. Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once. Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish.

MACHIAS RIVER, WEST BRANCH, T35 MD, T36MD BPP, T30 MD BPP. General fishing laws apply, except: S-29.

MACWAHOC LAKE, LOWER, T2 R4 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.

MACWAHOC LAKE, UPPER, Sherman, T3 R4 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.

MADAWASKA BROOK ON THE MADAWASKA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Palmyra. General fishing laws apply, except: Open to ice and open water fishing from January 1 – December 31. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MADAWASKA LAKE (INCLUDING LITTLE MADAWASKA LAKE), T16 R4 WELS, Westmanland (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Open to ice fishing from February 15 – March 31. S-2, S-3, S-19. Tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: CI. S-1, S-19. Lake open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MADAWASKA RIVER, LITTLE, T14 R5 WELS to Caribou. General fishing laws apply, except: All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once.

From the bridge on the Grimes Road in Caribou upstream to the Route 1 bridge in Connor Twp: from June 15 – September 30: ALO, S-17.

(River and tributaries from Madawaska Dam to Grimes Mill Road: Do not eat any fish from these waters. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

MAGALLOWAY RIVER INCLUDING TRIBUTARIES ABOVE PARMACHENEE LAKE, Parmachenee Twp to Magalloway Plt. General fishing laws apply, except: FFO, S-20, S-22.

Upstream of Aziscohos Lake, including tributaries above Parmachenee Lake: FFO, S-20, S-22. Daily bag limit on trout: 1 fish. From August 16 – September 30: S-7.

Downstream of Aziscohos Lake Dam to the border with New Hampshire: FFO,S-22. Use of barbed hooks is prohibited. All trout caught must be released alive at once. From August 16 – September 30: S-7.

From Bennett’s Covered Bridge in Lincoln Plt. to red markers approximately 1,300 feet upstream: From June 1 – August 15, persons under 16 years of age wishing to fish under the S-4 regulation may do so only from the shore with barbless hooks; all other length and bag limits apply.

MAGALLOWAY RIVER, LITTLE AND TRIBUTARIES, upstream of the red markers just north of Sunday Pond and tributaries, Parmachenee Twp, Lynchtown Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: FFO, S-1, S-19, S-20, S-22. From August 16 – September 30: FFO, S-7.

MAIN STREAM, Great Pond. General fishing laws apply, except: Downstream of the Stud Mill Road Bridge: Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; all bass between 12 and 20 inches must be released alive at once.

MAINE RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES, Princeton, Alexander, Big Lake Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish. All bass caught must be released alive at once.

MAINSTREAM, Harmony. (See Sebasticook River).

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

MALABEAM LAKE, Limestone (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

MANHANOCK POND (NORTHWEST POND), Parkman, Sangerville (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. All bass must be released alive at once. Open to open water fishing from April 1 – November 30: S-19. All bass must be released alive at once.

MANTLE LAKE, Presque Isle (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Fishing restricted to persons under 16 years of age and complimentary license holders only. CI. S-4.

MARANACOOK LAKE, Readfield, Winthrop (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MARBLE POND, Blanchard Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MARDEN POND, T1 R8 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.

MARKHAM POND, Johnson Mountain Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. Closed to fishing August 15 – September 30.

MARR POND, Sangerville (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.

MARTIN (LONG) POND, The Forks Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Motorboats prohibited. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MARY PETUCHE POND, Prentiss Twp T4 R4 NBKP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: Subject to Tribal regulation and will be posted. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

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

MATAGAMON LAKE, GRAND (FIRST LAKE), T6 R8 WELS. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: S-19. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. Open to the taking and use of live baitfish. Outboard motors permitted. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MATAGAMON LAKE, GRAND (SECOND LAKE), Trout Brook Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-19. Only 1 trout may exceed 14 inches. Open to the taking and use of live baitfish. Motorboats or outboard motors permitted.

MATTAGODUS STREAM, Carroll Plt. General fishing laws apply, except: South of Route 6: Fishing restricted to persons under 16 years of age and complimentary license holders, S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MATTAKEUNK (SILVER) LAKE, Lee (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MATTAMISCONTIS LAKE, BIG, T2&3 R9 NWP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: 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. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MATTAMISCONTIS LAKE, LITTLE, T3 R9 NWP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: 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. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MATTAMISCONTIS STREAM, T2 R9 NWP, Cedar Lake Twp. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

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

MATTASEUNK LAKE, Molunkus 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.

MATTAWAMKEAG AND UPPER MATTAWAMKEAG LAKES, Island Falls, T4 R3 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: ALO, S-7.

MATTAWAMKEAG RIVER, Bancroft, Drew Plt, Kingman Twp, Winn. General fishing laws apply, except:

From the Bancroft Road bridge in South Bancroft downstream to the Route 170 bridge in Kingman Twp: 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.

From July 1 – September 30: From the red posts at The Heaters (located above Gordon Falls in Winn) to the confluence with the Penobscot River: ALO.

MATTHEWS POND, T8 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-16. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MAYFIELD POND AND OUTLET TO KINGSBURY POND, Bridgton Plt, Mayfield Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-21, S-22. During the open water season pond and tributaries closed to taking smelts from midnight to noon. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MCCLELLAN POND, Elliottsville Twp, Shirley (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-18. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MCCLUSKY LAKE, T14 R5 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MCGOWAN POND, T11 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MCINTIRE POND, New Sharon (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-21.

MCKEEN LAKE, T14 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-19.

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

MCKENNEY POND, Holeb Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

MCLEAN LAKE AND TRIBUTARIES, Saint Francis (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

MCNALLY POND, UPPER, T11 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MCPHERSON POND, T10 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

MEADOW BROOK, Bangor. General fishing laws apply, except: closed to all fishing from July 1 through September 30, both days inclusive. (Marine Resources Rule).

MEDDYBEMPS LAKE, Alexander, Baileyville, Baring Plt, Meddybemps (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13, S-33. Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish. From October 1 – December 31: S-4, S-7.

MEDOMAK RIVER, Waldoboro. General fishing laws apply, except: From the outlet of Medomak Pond to the head of tide: Open to open water fishing from January 1 – December 31, S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MEDUXNEKEAG RIVER AND DIRECT TRIBUTARIES, Linneus to Littleton. General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon and brown trout does not apply.

From the Route 1 bridge in Houlton downstream to the Maine-New Brunswick boundary: River and direct tributaries upstream to the first highway crossing: ALO, S-17. From August 16 – September 30: ALO. Total daily bag limit on trout, landlocked salmon, and togue is 1 fish.

(Meduxnekeag River: 2 fish meals a month. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

MEDUXNEKEAG RIVER, SOUTH BRANCH, Linneus to Houlton. General fishing laws apply, except: On that portion of the river within the Lt. Gordon Manuel Wildlife Management Area, motorboats prohibited until July 1. After July 1 motorboats over 6 horsepower prohibited.

MEGUNTICOOK LAKE, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MEGUNTICOOK RIVER, Camden. General fishing laws apply, except: Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31: S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MERCER BOG, Mercer (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.

MERRILAND RIVER, Wells. General fishing laws apply, except: From Route 9A downstream to Skinners Mill Road: Open to open water fishing from April 1 – October 31: S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MERRILL BROOK, Williamsburg Twp. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MESSALONSKEE STREAM, Oakland, Waterville. General fishing laws apply, except:

From the outlet of Messalonskee Lake to the Union Gas Dam: Open to ice and open water fishing from January 1 – December 31. S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

From the Union Gas Dam to the confluence with the Kennebec River: Open to open water fishing from January 1 – December 31. Single hooked artificial lures only. Total daily bag limit on trout and landlocked salmon: 2 fish. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon and trout: 12 inches.

MESSER POND, T5 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MESSER POND, LITTLE, T5 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MICMAC POND, Deblois (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MIDDLE (5 KEZARS) POND, Lovell, Waterford (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

MIDDLE BROOK POND, T9 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MIDDLE POND, York. Closed to all fishing.

MIDDLE RIVER, Marshfield, Machias. General fishing laws apply, except: Below the bridge on the Marshfield Flats Road downstream to the mouth of Smelt Brook: S-9, S-19. Persons age 16 and older can fish minnow traps to catch live bait.

MIDWAY 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.

MILE POND, T8 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MILL (CLEAR) POND, Pleasant Ridge Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

MILL BROOK POND, Bowerbank (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

MILL POND, New Vineyard (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.

MILL POND ON MUDDY BROOK, Industry (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From the dam on the outlet of Clearwater Pond to the next dam located below Route 43: S-9, S-19.

MILL PRIVILEGE LAKE, Carroll Plt, T5 R1 NBPR. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: 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. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MILL STREAM, Embden. General fishing laws apply, except: From the Embden Pond outlet to the Cross Town Road bridge: S-9, S-19.

MILL STREAM (OUTLET OF LITTLE WASSOOKEAG LAKE), Dexter. (See Sebasticook River, East Branch).

MILLIKEN MILLS POND, Old Orchard Beach (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. CO.

MILLIMAGASSET LAKE, T7 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-16. A person may fish using live fish for bait (Title 12, subsection 12461). From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

MILLINOCKET LAKE, T1&2 R8 WELS, T1 &2 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-2, S-3, S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

MILLINOCKET LAKE AND LITTLE MILLINOCKET LAKE, T7&8 R9 WELS, T7 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-21. A person may fish using live fish for bait (Title 12, subsection 12461).

MILLINOCKET STREAM, T1 R8 WELS, T3 Indian Purchase. General fishing laws apply, except: From Millinocket Lake Dam downstream to Millinocket Town Line: Open to open water fishing from January 1 – December 31, S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MILLINOCKET STREAM (INCLUDING ROUND POND) AND TRIBUTARIES, T7 R8 &9 WELS, T8 R8&9 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except:

From the outlet of Millinocket Lake in T7 R9 WELS downstream to the outlet of Round Pond: ALO, S-7.

From the outlet of Round Pond in T7 R9 WELS downstream to the confluence with Munsungan Stream in T8 R8 WELS, including all tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-17. All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once. From August 16 – September 30: Total daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish.

MILTON POND, Lebanon. General fishing laws for Interstate Waters apply.

MINISTER POND, BIG AND LITTLE AND TRIBUTARIES, T2 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MINK MARSH POND, T11 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MINNEHONK LAKE, Mount Vernon (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-3, S-16. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MIRROR (MONKEY) POND, TA R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-7.

MIRROR LAKE, Rockport. Closed to all fishing.

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

MISERY POND, UPPER, Misery Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

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

MITCHELL POND, T7 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

MOCCASIN POND AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET, T14 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. From April 1 – November 30: FFO, S-7.

MOLASSES POND, Eastbrook (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MOLLIDGEWOCK POND, Upton (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.

MOLUNKUS LAKE, Macwahoc Plt, Molunkus Twp, T1 R5 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MONEYMAKER LAKE, Robbinston (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-17. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MONROE LAKE, T43 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-10. Daily bag limit on trout: 5 fish. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MONROE POND, EAST, T43 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. Open to open water fishing from April 1 – September 30 in even numbered years. S-4. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. Closed to all fishing in odd numbered years.

MONROE POND, WEST, T43 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. Open to open water fishing from April 1- September 30 in odd numbered years. S-4. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. Closed to all fishing in even numbered years.

MONSON POND, Easton, Fort Fairfield (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MONTEGAIL POND, T19MD (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MONUMENT BROOK, Amity, Orient. General fishing laws apply, except: S-1. International Waters

MOODY POND, Waterboro (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI.

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

MOORES BOG, Caratunk (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOORES 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.

MOORES POND, Monson (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

MOOSE (GREAT MOOSE) POND, Athens, Harmony, Hartland, Saint Albans (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MOOSE BOG, Bowmantown (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-20, S-22. Daily limit on trout: 1 fish. From August 16 – September 30: S-7.

MOOSE BROOK, BIG, Big Moose Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: From the red markers at the lake upstream to the old concrete dam just upstream from Route 15: Closed to all fishing.

MOOSE POND, Acton (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

MOOSE POND, Bridgton, Denmark, Sweden (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-22. Open to the taking of smelts, except the tributaries Miller Brook and Sucker Brook (Beaver Pond Outlet), and that area within 100 feet of the mouth of either brook: S-1. From January 1 – March 31: Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 16 inches. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MOOSE POND, Elliottsville Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOOSE POND, Otisfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply. Motorboats over 5 horsepower prohibited.

MOOSE POND, T1 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOOSE POND, T2 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOOSE POND, T3 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

MOOSE POND, T6 R7 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

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

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

MOOSE POND, LITTLE, Moosehead Junction Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOOSE RIVER, Holeb Twp to Rockwood Strip T1 R1 NBKP. General fishing laws apply, except:

From confluence of Holeb Stream (Holeb Twp) to Brassua Lake: S-1, S-19.

From Brassua Lake Dam to the red markers located just upstream of Moose River Campground (formerly Woody’s Campground), approx. 1 mile upstream of Rockwood Bridge, including direct tributaries: From April 1- September 30: S-1, Fly fishing and trolling with flies only. Total daily bag limit on trout and landlocked salmon: 1 fish. Minimum length limit on trout and landlocked salmon: 14 inches. General law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. Minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches. Daily bag limit on togue: 5 fish (only 1 togue may be greater than 18 inches; all 5 may be between 14 – 18 inches).

From the red markers located just upstream of Moose River Campground (formerly Woody’s Campground), to Moosehead Lake, including direct tributaries: From April 1 – August 31: S-1. No special terminal gear restrictions. Total daily bag limit for trout and landlocked salmon: 1 fish. Minimum length on trout and landlocked salmon: 14 inches. General law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. Minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches. Daily bag limit on togue: 5 fish (only 1 togue may be greater than 18 inches; all 5 may be between 14 – 18 inches). From September 1 – September 30: FFO. Total daily bag limit for trout and landlocked salmon: 1 fish. Minimum length on trout and landlocked salmon: 14 inches. General law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply. Minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches. Daily bag limit on togue: 5 fish (only 1 togue may be greater than 18 inches; all 5 may be between 14 – 18 inches).

MOOSEHEAD LAKE, Greenville, etc. (North Region).

Ice fishing: Moosehead Lake. General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-1, S-21. Minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches. Daily bag limit on togue: 5 fish (only 1 togue may be greater than 18 inches; all 5 may be between 14 – 18 inches). Closed to taking landlocked salmon until February 15: then S-22; minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 18 inches. Prior to February 15, all landlocked salmon caught must be released alive without removing the fish from the water.

Closed Areas: That portion known as Spencer Bay; that portion from the mouth of Tomhegan Stream to a straight line between 2 red markers, 1 set on the small point of land on the north shore of Tomhegan Cove approximately 1/2 mile from the mouth of Tomhegan Stream, the other set on the small point of land on the south shore of Tomhegan Cove approximately 3/4 mile from the mouth of Tomhegan Stream; that portion from the mouth of Moose Brook to a straight line between 2 red markers, 1 set at the south shore of Moose Brook Cove; the other on the north shore of Moose Brook Cove on a line passing inside the islands in Moose Brook Cove; that portion from the mouth of Socatean Stream to a straight line between 2 red markers, one set on the northerly shore of Socatean Bay at the camp site known as the Ledges, the other set on the westerly shore of Socatean Bay on a line passing just outside Wiggin’s Island; that portion from the mouth of Williams Brook in Big W Township to a straight line between 2 red markers, one set on the land of Hermon Brautigan on the south shore of Williams Cove and the other in a northeasterly direction on the opposite shore, Piscataquis County; that portion inside of the red markers located at the mouth of Moose River.

Open water fishing: Moosehead Lake and Tributaries (Upstream to red markers or the first rail or road crossing). General fishing laws apply, except: S-1, S-21, S-22. Minimum length limit on togue: 14 inches. Daily bag limit on togue: 5 fish (only 1 togue may be greater than 18 inches; all 5 may be between 14 – 18 inches). For additional regulations and exceptions to the above, see entries for the following: Kennebec River, East and West Outlets; Moose River; Roach River, Lily Bay Brook and Moose Brook; and Socatean Stream.

MOOSELEUK LAKE AND OUTLET ABOVE THE DAM (INCLUDING BLIND BROOK DEADWATER), T10 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-17.

MOOSELEUK STREAM, T10 R9 WELS to T8 R8 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except: From Mooseleuk Lake Dam in T10 R9 WELS downstream to the confluence of the Aroostook River in T8 R8 WELS: FFO, S-17. All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once. From August 16 – September 30: Total daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish. All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once.

MOOSELOOKMEGUNTIC LAKE (INCLUDES CUPSUPTIC LAKE), Rangeley, etc. (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-2, S-3, S-4, S-17. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 12 inches, only 1 may exceed 16 inches.

Mooselookmeguntic Lake regulations apply:
To Cupsuptic Lake up to the red markers at Little Falls on the Cupsuptic River.
To the red markers at the confluence of Rangeley River and Kennebago River.

MOPANG LAKE, Devereaux Twp (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-16, S-33. Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MOPANG LAKES, 1ST, 2ND, Devereaux Twp, T30 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33.

MORRELL POND, T6&7 R8 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MORRILL POND, Hartland (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

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

MOSQUITO BROOK POND, T14 R7 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOSQUITO POND, Albany Twp (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. From October 1- March 31: FFO, S-7.

MOSQUITO POND, The Forks Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-19.

MOSQUITO POND, LITTLE, The Forks Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOULTON POND, Bucksport, Dedham (South Region). General fishing laws apply. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

MOUNT BLUE POND, Avon (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-19. Motorboats with internal combustion engines prohibited. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MOUNT ZIRCON RESERVOIR, Rumford. Closed to all fishing.

MOUNTAIN BROOK, T3 R9 NWP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

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

MOUNTAIN CATCHER POND, T6 R8 WELS. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. S-4. Daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit on brook trout: 10 inches. Penobscot Indian Territory.

MOUNTAIN CATCHER POND, LITTLE, T6 R8 (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI.

MOUNTAIN CATCHER STREAM, T6 R8 WELS. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

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

MOUNTAIN POND, Rangeley Plt (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-7.

MOUNTAIN POND, T10 R10 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.

MOUNTAIN POND, T8 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

MOUNTAIN PONDS (#1 AND #2), Johnson Mountain Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (FITZGERALD) POND, Big Moose Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. Open to open water fishing from April 1 – November 30: S-19.

MOUNTAIN VIEW (FITZGERALD) POND OUTLET DOWNSTREAM TO THE RAILROAD BRIDGE AT MOOSEHEAD LAKE, Big Moose Twp. General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-1, S-19.

MOUNTAIN VIEW POND, TA R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-7.

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

MOUSAM LAKE, Acton, Shapleigh (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MOUSAM RIVER, Shapleigh, Sanford, Kennebunk. General fishing laws apply, except: From the dam at Mousam Lake downstream to red marker located at Roger’s Park in Kennebunk. Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31: S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

MOXIE BOG (MOXIE LONG BOG), Bald Mountain Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Motorboats prohibited.

MOXIE POND, Bald Mountain Twp, East Moxie Twp, The Forks Plt (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.

MOXIE POND AND TRIBUTARIES, Township D (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: FFO, S-7.

MOXIE POND, LITTLE, East Moxie Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-16.

MUCALSEA POND, BIG, Russell Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MUCALSEA POND, LITTLE, Russell Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MUD (RUSSELL) POND, Linneus (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

MUD LAKE, Cross Lake, T17 R4 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-2, S-3, S-16. (See also Fish River Thoroughfares).

MUD LAKE, Forest City (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33. International Water

MUD LAKE, Oakfield, T4 R3 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.

MUD LAKE, T3 R3 WELS, T3 R4 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MUD LAKE, Moro Plt, T6 R6 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-17.

MUD LAKE, UPPER & LOWER, Alexander (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-33. Daily bag limit on white perch: 25 fish. All bass caught must be released alive at once.

MUD POND, Attean Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-19.

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

MUD 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.

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

MUD POND, Embden (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.

MUD POND, Hartland (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.

MUD POND, Jay (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.

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

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

MUD POND, Medford (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.

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

MUD POND, T6 R12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

MUD POND, Tim Pond Twp. (See Tim Pond).

MUD POND, Township 6 North of Weld (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

MUD POND AND TRIBUTARIES, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19.

MUD PONDS (5 KEZARS), BIG AND LITTLE, Stoneham, Waterford (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

MULE POND, Russell Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-21.

MUNSUNGAN LAKE (INCLUDING LITTLE MUNSUNGAN), T8 R9&10 WELS, T9 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Cl. S-4, S-16. Daily bag limit on togue: 6 fish; minimum length limit: 14 inches, only 1 may exceed 23 inches. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches.

MUNSUNGAN STREAM AND TRIBUTARIES, T8 R9 WELS to T8 R8 WELS. General fishing laws apply, except: From the red markers at the outlet of Little Munsungan Lake in T8 R9 WELS downstream to the confluence with Millinocket Stream in T8R8 WELS, including all tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-17. All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once. From August 16 – September 30: Total daily bag limit on trout and togue: 1 fish. All landlocked salmon caught must be released alive at once.

MURDOCK POND, Berwick (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13.

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

MURPHY PONDS (BIG AND LITTLE), Rainbow Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

MUSQUACOOK LAKE, 4TH, T10&11 R11, WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-16.

MUSQUACOOK LAKES, FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD, T11&12 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-16. Daily bag limit on whitefish: 1 fish. Minimum length limit on whitefish: 18 inches.

MUSQUASH LAKE, EAST, Topsfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-25. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

MUSQUASH LAKE, WEST, T6 R1 NBPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-17. Minimum length limit on togue: 18 inches. Daily bag limit on togue 2 fish, only one over 33 inches. All togue between 23 and 33 inches must be released alive at once. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

MYERS POND, NORTH AND SOUTH, Columbia (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-8, S-19. Open to fishing only for persons under 16 years of age.

MYRICK POND, T10 SD (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-4. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

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