Augusta, ME – This weekend is your chance to fish for free in Maine. On Saturday and Sunday anyone can fish for free without a license on any of Maine’s over 6,000 waterways. The only exception is for those who have had their license suspended or revoked. free fishing weekend is a great chance for people to try fishing for the first time or for more experienced anglers to teach a child the joys of the sport.
Due to varying weather conditions this winter, officials with the Maine Department of Inland fisheries and Wild life said that everyone should be cautious and check ice conditions before venturing out. Due to uneven temperatures and high winds, ice conditions are currently very unpredictable.
All rules and regulations, including bag and possession limits, apply this weekend. For a complete list of fishing regulations, including limits and sizes, visit mefishwildlife.com