Massachusetts Trout Fishing
All about fishing for rainbow, brook, brown and lake trout in Massachusetts lakes and streams.
MA Trout Fishing Waters
Trout can be found in rivers and streams throughout the state but the primary fishing for trout is done in some of the larger MA lakes like Hamilton Reservoir, Lake Chaubunagungamaug, Lake Cochituate, Lake Garfield, Lake Quinsigamond, Long Pond, Otis Reservoir, Quabbin Reservoir and Wachusett Reservoir.
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Massachusetts Record Trout
The Massachusetts state record brook trout was caught in Otis Reservoir, the state record brown trout, rainbow trout and lake trout all came from Wachusett Reservoir and the state record tiger trout came from Peters Pond.
World record: 42 lbs 2 oz
MA State Record: 13 lbs 13 oz
World record: 14 lbs 8 oz
MA State Record: 10 lbs 0 oz
World record: 40 lbs 4 oz
MA State Record: 19 lbs 10 oz
World record: 72 lbs 0 oz
MA State Record: 24 lbs 0 oz
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Additional trout fishing information
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.
Trout fishing waters and information, by state.
The habits of trout.
Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Massachusetts waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.