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All about fishing for chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike in Maine.

This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Maine waters.

Fishing for chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike

Northern Pike

Larger lakes across the state of Maine, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Androscoggin Lake, Big Lake, Chesuncook Lake, Damariscotta Lake, Gardner Lake, Graham Lake, Grand Lake, Grand Lake Matagamon, West Grand Lake, Lobster Lake, Long Lake Harrison-Naples, Mattawamkeag Lake, Meddybemps Lake, Messalonskee Lake, Millinocket Lake, Pemadumcook Lakes, Pushaw Lake, Sebasticook Lake, Sebago Lake, Sebec Lake, Schoodic Lake and St Froid Lake.

Fishing for other species in Maine

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

ME State Record: 6 lbs 8 oz


Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

ME State Record: 31 lbs 11 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

ME State Record: 31 lbs 2 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Maine, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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