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Best Maine Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in ME.

China Lake, Cobbosseecontee Lake, East Grand Lake, Flagstaff Lake, Moosehead Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Rangeley Lake, Sebago Lake and Webb Lake are the most popular major lakes for fishing in Maine, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • China Lake
  • Cobbosseecontee Lake
  • East Grand Lake, ME
  • Moosehead Lake
  • Mooselookmeguntic Lake, ME
  • Rangeley Lake
  • Sebago Lake
  • West Grand Lake, ME
Best Bass Lakes

China Lake, Cobbosseecontee Lake, Moosehead Lake, Rangeley Lake, Sebago Lake and West Grand Lake are considered some of the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

The Kennebec River, Damariscotta Lake, Flagstaff Lake, Graham Lake and Sebago Lake are options for some channel and blue catfish fishing. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Belgrade lakes chain, Cobbosseecontee Lake, Megunticook Lake, Sebago Lake and West Grand Lake are the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

China Lake, East Grand Lake, Moosehead Lake, Rangeley Lake, Sebago Lake and West Grand Lake are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Popular Trout Lakes

China Lake, Cobbosseecontee Lake, East Grand Lake, Moosehead Lake, Rangeley Lake, Sebago Lake and West Grand Lake are some of the favorite options for brook, brown and lake trout. More...

Favorite Salmon Lakes

China Lake, Moosehead Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Rangeley Lake, Sebago Lake and West Grand Lake are among the most popular lakes for landlocked Atlantic salmon fishing. More...

Visit the Maine fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Maine map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in ME at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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