Lake Saint George – Trap Net Results Mean Very Good Things for the Upcoming Winter Fishery

  By MDIFW Fisheries Biologist Wes Ashe The Saint George River flows approximately 50-miles from its headwaters in the town of Liberty to its estuary in Thomaston. Along its route, the St. George has long stretches of flowing riverine habitat and seven lakes encompassing nearly 3,000 acres. The river and its lakes are productive and […]

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Salmon Fishing On Bog Lake Improves With New Public Access Site

By MDIFW Fisheries Biologist Jacob Scoville Maine’s fisheries biologists are charged with preserving, protecting, and enhancing the inland fisheries resources of the state for all to enjoy here in Maine. One important piece of the fisheries management puzzle is public access to state waters. This was certainly evident at Bog Lake in Northfield where for […]

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Fishing and Social Media: Your Secret Spot Isn’t a Secret Anymore

By MDIFW Fisheries Biologist Jason Seiders We’ve all seen it, and some of us are guilty of it. Someone catches a big fish and they can’t wait to share it with their friends. A nice photo of a happy, smiling angler holding a big fish. Maybe a caption saying “The fishing is great on (choose […]

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Cold Winters and Hot Togue Fishing on Sebago Lake

By Assistant Regional Fisheries Biologist Nick Kalejs Thanks to a frigid start to the ice fishing season, many of Maine’s lakes have had the chance to accumulate a solid base of ice. While ice can never be considered completely safe without careful consideration, especially given changing ice conditions due to recent warm weather, many anglers […]

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