Maine Special Fishing Laws (P)

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

PANTHER POND, Raymond (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PARADISE POND, LOWER, Parlin Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-16.

PARADISE POND, UPPER, Parlin Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-18.

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

PARKER POND, Chesterville, Fayette, Mount Vernon, Vienna (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. October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

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

PARKER POND, T3 R5 BKP WKR (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PARKER POND (MIRROR LAKE, PARKIS 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.

PARLIN POND AND TRIBUTARIES upstream to Route 201, and outlet (Parlin Stream) downstream to the confluence with Bean Brook, Parlin Pond Twp, Johnson Mountain Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Casting and trolling with artificial flies only. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 12 inches. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: casting and trolling with artificial flies only. S-7.

PARMACHENEE LAKE, Lynchtown Twp, Parmachenee Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-17. Casting and trolling with artificial flies only.

PARTRIDGE POND, Amherst (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-16. From October 1 – March 31: ALO, S-7.

PASSADUMKEAG RIVER, Grand Falls Twp to Passadumkeag. General fishing laws apply, except: From Saponac Lake downstream to its confluence with the Penobscot River. Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PASSADUMKEAG RIVER, EAST BRANCH, T3 R1 NBPP. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

PASSAMAGAMET LAKE, T1 R9 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.

PATTEN POND, LOWER, AND TRIBUTARIES, Ellsworth, Surry (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-2, S-3, S-13. All brown trout caught must be released alive at once. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PEABODY POND, Naples, Sebago (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, except that cusk fishing is permitted from sunset to sunrise with 5 lines. S-2, S-3, S-10. Lakin Brook closed to the spearing of suckers. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PEAKED MOUNTAIN POND, Centerville Twp, Northfield, T19 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-10, S-16. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PEAKED MOUNTAIN POND, T10 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

PEAKED MOUNTAIN POND, T4 R7 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

PEARCE BROOK, Hodgdon, Houlton. General fishing laws apply, except:

From Meduxnekeag River upstream to the Hollywood Road, so-called: fishing restricted to persons under 16 years of age and complimentary license holders only.

PEARL PONDS (#1 and #2), Bowdoin College Grant West (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

PEASE POND, Wilton (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.

PEEP LAKE, T30 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-10. Daily bag limit on trout: 5 fish. Open to open water fishing October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PELLETIER BROOK LAKE (4TH), T16 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-16.

PELLETIER BROOK LAKE (5TH) AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

PELLETIER BROOK LAKE (6TH) AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

PELLETIER BROOK LAKES (1ST, 2ND, 3RD), T16 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19.

PEMADUMCOOK CHAIN OF LAKES (INCLUDES PEMADUMCOOK, AMBAJEJUS, ELBOW, NORTH AND SOUTH TWIN LAKES), T1 R9&10 WELS, etc. (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A.S-19. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30 and open to ice fishing in November: ALO, S-7.

PEMAQUID RIVER, Bristol. General fishing laws apply, except: Open January 1 – December 31. S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

PENNAMAQUAN RIVER, Pembroke. General fishing laws apply, except: From Upper Dam to Lower Dam, 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.

PENNESSEEWASEE LAKE (NORWAY LAKE), Norway (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PENNESSEEWASEE (NORWAY) LAKE OUTLET, Norway. General fishing laws apply, except: From the upstream side of the Main Street (Route 117) bridge downstream to the dam at Route 26: From April 1 – June 15: S-9, S-19.

PENNESSEEWASSEE LAKE, LITTLE (HOBBS POND), Norway (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PENNINGTON POND, T15 R6 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PENOBSCOT COUNTY CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION POND, Brewer (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-19. Open to fishing only for persons under 16 years of age.

PENOBSCOT LAKE AND TRIBUTARIES, Prentiss Twp., Hammond Twp., Dole Brook Twp., T4 R5 NBKP (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

PENOBSCOT POND, T1 R11&12 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

PENOBSCOT RIVER, Medway (confluence of the East and West Branches of the Penobscot River) to Veazie. General fishing laws apply, except: Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31. That area within 150 feet of any part of the West Enfield Dam, including fishway: Closed to fishing at all times. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7. (See Piscataquis River – Howland Dam Bypass).

The following areas are closed to fishing for all species from July 1 – September 30, both days inclusive:

The Penobscot River on the easterly side of a straight line drawn from a red painted rock situated on the downriver side of the mouth of Felts Brook to a red painted marker on the Bangor Dam fishway situated on the upriver side of the mouth of Felts Brook. (Marine Resources Rule).

The Penobscot River within 250 feet of a red painted marker situated on the downriver side of the mouth of Eaton Brook. (Marine Resources Rule).

The Penobscot River within a 250 foot radius of the Maine Central Railroad Bridge abutments at the mouth of Meadow Brook (Marine Resources Rule).

The Penobscot River within 500 feet of a red painted marker situated on the downriver side of the mouth of Blackman Stream.

The Penobscot River within 500 feet of a red painted marker situated on the downriver side of the mouth of Great Works Stream.

(Below Lincoln: 1-2 fish meals a month. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

PENOBSCOT RIVER, EAST BRANCH, T6 R10 WELS to Medway. General fishing laws apply, except:

From western Baxter Park Boundary to red markers set above the confluence with Webster Stream, Trout Brook Twp: Closed to the taking and use of live baitfish. The use of motorboats and outboard motors is prohibited.

From red markers set at the confluence with Matagamon Lake upstream to the red markers set above the confluence with Webster Stream, Trout Brook Twp: ALO, S-17.

The area within 150 feet of the Matagamon Dam, T6 R8WELS: Closed to all fishing.

From Matagamon Dam downstream to the Grand Lake Road Bridge, T6 R8 WELS: River and all tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-13, S-17.

From the Grand Lake Road Bridge downstream to the T5R8/T6R8 WELS town line: River and all tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-13, S-17. Youth (under 16 years of age) may fish under S-4.

From the T5R8/T6R8 WELS town line downstream to the Whetstone Bridge, T3 R7WELS: River and all tributaries upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-13, S-17.

From the Whetsone Bridge in T3 R7 WELS downstream to the confluence with the Penobscot River: S-13.

PENOBSCOT RIVER, NORTH BRANCH, Comstock Twp, Pittston Academy Grant. General fishing laws apply, except: From the Golden Road Bridge crossing near the mouth of Dole Brook downstream to the red markers near Pittston Farm on Seboomook Lake: From April 1 – August 15: S-19.

PENOBSCOT RIVER, SOUTH BRANCH, Prentiss Twp T4 R4 NBKP to Pittston Academy Grant. General fishing laws apply, except:

General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory, except: April 1 – August 15: daily bag limit on trout: 2 fish; minimum length limit: 6 inches (only 1 may exceed 12 inches). From August 16 – September 30: ALO. Daily bag limit on trout: 1 fish; minimum length: 6 inches. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

From the eastern boundary of Passamaquoddy Territory in Hammond Twp., downstream to the first road crossing upstream of Canada Falls Lake: From April 1 – August 15: S-19.

From Canada Falls Lake upstream to the first road crossing: ALO, S-19.

From Canada Falls Lake downstream to the red markers near Pittston Farm on Seboomook Lake: From April 1 – August 15: S-19.

PENOBSCOT RIVER, WEST BRANCH, Seboomook Twp to Medway. General fishing laws apply, except: The general law maximum length limit on landlocked salmon does not apply.

From Seboomook Dam to red markers set on the shores of Chesuncook Lake near the Boom House campsite: From April 1 to August 15: ALO, S-17, S-22. From August 16 – September 30: FFO. Daily bag limit on trout and landlocked salmon: 1 fish.

From Ripogenus Dam downstream to the Telos Road Bridge: from April 1 – September 30: FFO, S-22. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 26 inches.

From the Telos Road Bridge downstream to the red markers at the head of Pockwockamus Falls: From April 1 – August 15: only artificial lures with one hook – a single-pointed hook or a treble hook – allowed. S-22. Minimum length on landlocked salmon: 18 inches. From August 16 – September 30: FFO. Total dailyaily limit on trout and landlocked salmon: 1 fish. Minimum length on landlocked salmon: 18 inches.

From red markers at the head of Pockwockamus Falls downstream to Ambajejus Lake: Smelts may be taken by dip net from the northeast bank of the river in the area between Ambajejus Lake and Passamagamet Lake. Closed to taking smelts from midnight to noon each day. Daily bag and possession limit on smelts: 1 quart.

From the dam at North Twin Lake to Quakish Lake, T3 Indian Purchase, Millinocket: S-13. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

From Medway dam to the confluence of East and West Branches in Medway, Medway: The area within 150 feet of any part of the Medway Dam, including the powerhouse: closed to fishing at all times. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PEPPERPOT 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.

PERCH POND (MUD POND), Old Town (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: No size or bag limit on largemouth bass. From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PERCH POND AND TRIBUTARIES, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish. Pond open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

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

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

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

PETES POND, T13 R10 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PETTINGILL PARK POND, Auburn (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Open to open water fishing May 16 – September 30: S-9. Closed to all fishing October 1 – May 15.

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

PHILLIPS LAKE, Dedham (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-3, S-22, S-26. All brown trout caught must be released alive at once. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PICKEREL POND, Pierce Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-7.

PICKEREL POND, T32 MD (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-8, S-19. Open to fishing only for persons under 16 years of age. No motor vehicles allowed on the ice. Motorboats over 10 horsepower prohibited.

PICKETT MOUNTAIN POND, Moro Plt., T6 R6 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PIERCE POND, UPPER PIERCE POND, AND THOROUGHFARE (SO-CALLED), Bowtown Twp, Pierce Pond Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Opens to fishing May 1. ALO, S-17. No size or bag limit on togue.

PIKE BROOK POND, EAST, T18 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-10. Daily bag limit on trout: 5 fish. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PIKE BROOK POND, WEST, T18 MD BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-10, S-17. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PILLSBURY POND, LITTLE, T8 R11 WELS (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.

PINE POND, BIG, T3 R13 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PINE STREAM FLOWAGE, T4 R13 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PINEO POND, Deblois (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17. From October 1 – March 31: FFO, S-7.

PINKHAM POND, Alna (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. Motorboats with internal combustion engines prohibited.

PINNACLE POND, Kingfield (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-9, S-19. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PIPER POND, Abbot (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-1, S-3, S-8, S-16. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PISCATAQUIS RIVER, Guilford to Howland. General fishing laws apply, except:

From the dam in Guilford downstream to the Sebec-Atkinson bridge (includes tributaries upstream to the first road crossing): Open to open water fishing from January 1 – December 31. ALO, S-19.

From the Sebec-Atkinson bridge to the confluence with Penobscot River: Open to open water fishing from October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

Fishing prohibited within the Howland Dam Bypass and within 150 feet of the upstream and downstream confluence with the river channel.

PISTOL LAKE, LOWER, T3 ND. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: S-33. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 5 fish. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

PISTOL LAKE, MIDDLE, T4 ND. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. S-33. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 5 fish. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

PISTOL LAKE, SIDE, T3 ND, T4 ND. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. S-33. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 5 fish. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

PISTOL LAKE, UPPER, T4 ND. General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply, except: CI. S-33. Daily bag limit on brook trout: 5 fish. Passamaquoddy Indian Territory.

PLEASANT (MUD) POND, Litchfield, etc. (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: Daily bag limit on bass: 1 fish; all bass between 16 and 20 inches must be released alive at once.

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

PLEASANT LAKE, Island Falls, T4 R3 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-19, S-22. Open to ice fishing for smelts from the time the ice forms in the fall until March 31. Open to open water fishing from October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PLEASANT LAKE, Casco, Otisfield (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-1, S-3, S-22. The holding of any live baitfish not taken in Pleasant Lake is prohibited. From January 1 through March 31: Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 16 inches. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PLEASANT LAKE, Stetson (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: From October 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PLEASANT LAKE, T6 R1 NBPP, T7 R2 NBPR (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-25. Minimum length limit on togue: 23 inches. From October 1 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

PLEASANT LAKE, T6 R6 WELS (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. S-4, S-17.

PLEASANT LAKE, BIG, T9&10 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-4, S-16, S-25.

PLEASANT POND, Caratunk (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. Opens to open water fishing on May 15. S-4, S-19. Daily bag limit on togue: 6 fish; minimum length limit: 14 inches, only 1 may exceed 23 inches.

PLEASANT POND, Orneville 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.

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

PLEASANT POND, BIG AND TRIBUTARIES, TA R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-1, S-17, S-25.

PLEASANT POND, LITTLE, T10 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-19, only 1 trout may exceed 12 inches.

PLEASANT POND, LITTLE AND TRIBUTARIES, TA R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-19, S-20.

PLEASANT RIVER, Beddington to Columbia Falls. General fishing laws apply, except: S-13.

PLEASANT RIVER, Brownville. General fishing laws apply, except: S-13. From Brownville bridge to Route 11 bridge: From August 16 – September 30: FFO. Total daily bag limit on trout, landlocked salmon and togue: 1 fish.

PLEASANT RIVER, Windham. General fishing laws apply, except: From the Route 302 bridge downstream to the River Road bridge: April 1 – November 30: ALO, S-7.

PLEASANT RIVER LAKE, Beddington, Deveraux Twp (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-1, S-3, S-13, S-16, S-33. From October 1 – December 31: ALO, S-7.

PLEASANT RIVER, EAST BRANCH, TB R11 WELS to T4 R9 NWP. General fishing laws apply, except: From the TA R11-TB R11 WELS town line to Upper Ebeemee Lake in T4 R9 NWP: ALO, S-17. Minimum length limit on landlocked salmon: 10 inches.

PLEASANT RIVER, WEST BRANCH, Shawtown Twp to Bowdoin College Grant East Twp, Williamsburg Twp. General fishing laws apply, except:

From Stair Falls upstream to the red markers on outlet of First West Branch Pond: S-4.

General fishing laws for Tribal Waters apply to that portion located in Indian Territory. Penobscot Indian Territory.

PLUNKETT POND, Benedicta Twp, Silver Ridge 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.

POCASSET (MILL) STREAM, Wayne. General fishing laws apply, except: From the bridge on State Route 133 to its confluence with Androscoggin Lake: 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.

POCOMOONSHINE LAKE AND TRIBUTARIES, Alexander, Princeton (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.

POCUMCUS LAKE, T5&6 ND BPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: 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 – December 31: Closed to all fishing.

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

POGY POND, T4 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.

POLAND POND, T7 R14 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17.

POLLY POND, T3 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO.

POLLYWOG POND AND TRIBUTARIES, Rainbow Twp, T1 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. ALO, S-17, S-25.

POND IN THE RIVER, C Surplus Twp, Township C, Upton (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. Use of barbed hooks prohibited. All trout caught must be released alive at once.

Closed to all fishing during July and August is that portion of Pond in the River delineated by red markers located approximately 1/2 mile above the remnants of Lower Dam, and red markers located about 200 yards below the inlet of the Rapid River.

PORK BARREL LAKE, T6 R1 NBPP (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. ALO, S-16.

PORTAGE LAKE, Portage Lake Twp (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-16. Daily bag limit on landlocked salmon: 3 fish; minimum length limit: 12 inches. Open to ice fishing for smelts from the time ice forms in the fall until March 31. No person shall operate any boat or canoe propelled by motor on that portion of Portage Lake known as the Floating Island Area, north and westerly of a line beginning at the eastern edge of the marshy peninsula running out from Hutchinson Ridge, running 50 yards outside of the floating islands in a northerly direction to the mouth of Mosquito Brook.

PORTAGE POND, UPPER, T9 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PORTER LAKE, New Vineyard, Strong (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B. S-2, S-3, S-13, S-19, S-22, S-26.

PORTER POND, T3ND (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI, CO. S-4.

PORTLAND LAKE, Bridgewater (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B.

POTTER POND, Patten (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.

PRATT LAKE, T11 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: B.

PRENTISS POND, T1 R11 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. FFO, S-17.

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

PRESLEY LAKE, T12 R17 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PRESQUE ISLE LAKE, T9 R3 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4.

PRESQUE ISLE STREAM, NORTH BRANCH, T11 R4 WELS to Mapleton. General fishing laws apply.

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

PRESTILE STREAM, Mars Hill, Blaine, Bridgewater. General fishing laws apply, except: From the Mars Hill Dam in Mars Hill downstream to the Maine/New Brunswick Border: Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

(1 fish meal a month. See Fish Consumption Advisories).

PRESUMPSCOT RIVER (excluding North Gorham Pond and Dundee Pond), Windham to Falmouth. General fishing laws apply, except: Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31.

From Sebago Lake dam to the confluence with North Gorham Pond, including Eel Weir Canal and power station tailrace: CI. FFO. Daily bag limit: 1 brook trout and 1 landlocked salmon.

See regulations for North Gorham Pond.

From North Gorham Dam downstream to tidewater: S-19. The use of all legal forms of bait, artificial lures, and artificial flies is permitted.

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

PRIESTLY LAKE, T10 R13 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4. All brook trout caught must be released alive at once.

PRONG POND, Beaver Cove, Greenville (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: A. S-19. Open to open water fishing from April 1 – November 30: S-19.

PROVINCE LAKE, Parsonsfield. General fishing laws for Interstate Waters apply.

PUFFERS POND (ECHO LAKE), Dexter (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: S-13.

PUG LAKE, Pukakon Twp. (See Grand Lake, West).

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

PUSHAW LAKE, Glenburn, Hudson, Old Town, Orono (South Region). General fishing laws apply, except: No size or bag limit on largemouth bass.

Pushaw Lake Dam: Fishing is prohibited in or from the fishway; there are no distance restrictions when fishing near the fishway (Title 12, subsection 12457).

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

PUSHAW STREAM, Hudson, Alton, Old Town. General fishing laws apply, except: From the railroad bridge in Hudson downstream to Pushaw Lake and from Pushaw Lake downstream to Stillwater River: Open to open water and ice fishing from January 1 – December 31. From October 1 – December 31. S-7.

Pushaw Lake Dam, Hudson: Fishing is prohibited in or from the fishway; there are no distance restrictions when fishing near the fishway (Title 12, subsection 12457).

PUSHINEER POND AND TRIBUTARIES AND OUTLET, T15 R9 WELS (North Region). General fishing laws apply, except: CI. S-4, S-19. Closed to the taking of live baitfish.

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