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The Best Fishing in Maine

Looking for the best fishing in Maine? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Maine. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top fishing spots in and near Maine

  • Mount Desert, Maine

    Camp at Mount Desert Campground on Somes Sound

    5.0
    Being in the center of Mt. Desert Island, you are just a quick drive to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor.This campground offers waterfront and off-waterfront sites.  The waterfront is right along Somes Sound and offers amazing views at anytime of the day.  We went during off season (no reserva...
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  • Andover, Maine

    Fly Fish Lower Dam at Rapid River, Maine

    Getting to Rapid River can be a bit of a trek, as the 10 or so miles leading to it is a maze of logging roads and the cell service is spotty at best. Here is a rundown of the route:Driving Northeast on Rt 26, take a sharp right onto Andover RD (East B Hill Road)After 2.1 miles, turn left onto Bro...
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  • Monhegan, Maine

    Explore Monhegan Island

    4.4 mi / 538 ft gain
    Nearly 10 miles off the coast of Maine, Monhegan Island is accessible by your choice of three ferry lines. Each vary in terms of length of stay on the island and time spent on the water.  Be sure you do your research prior to reserving your tickets.  Below you can find more information : Monheg...
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  • Mount Desert, Maine

    Acadia Mountain and Man O War Trail

    2.69 mi / 699 ft gain
    Acadia Mountain and Man O War Trail is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Northeast Harbor, Maine.
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  • Millinocket, Maine

    Five Ponds Loop

    6.28 mi / 640 ft gain
    Five Ponds Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Patten, Maine.
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  • Sebago, Maine

    Chessey Preserve

    1.08 mi / 118 ft gain
    Chessey Preserve is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sebago, Maine.
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  • Stockton Springs, Maine

    Fort Point State Park Fishing Pier

    0.31 mi / 75 ft gain
    Fort Point State Park Fishing Pier is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Stockton Springs, Maine.
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  • Poland, Maine

    Poland Spring Hiking Trails

    2.07 mi / 318 ft gain
    Poland Spring Hiking Trails is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Poland, Maine.
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  • Lovell, Maine

    Kezar River Trail

    1.48 mi / 144 ft gain
    Kezar River Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lovell, Maine.
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  • Sanford, Maine

    Woods Trail

    2.85 mi / 236 ft gain
    Woods Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Springvale, Maine.
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  • New Gloucester, Maine

    Big Falls Loop Trail

    1.7 mi / 112 ft gain
    Big Falls Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near New Gloucester, Maine.
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  • Lewiston, Maine

    David Rancourt River Preserve Loop

    0.74 mi / 66 ft gain
    David Rancourt River Preserve Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lewiston, Maine.
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  • Newry, Maine

    Wright Trail

    8.91 mi / 3225 ft gain
    Wright Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Newry, Maine.
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  • Errol, Maine

    Rapid River Via Carry Road

    10.55 mi / 433 ft gain
    Rapid River Via Carry Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Oquossoc, Maine.
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  • Kennebunk, Maine

    Alewive Woods Preserve Loop

    2.42 mi / 223 ft gain
    Alewive Woods Preserve Loop is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near Alfred, Maine.
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  • South Portland, Maine

    Hinckley Park Trail

    1.32 mi / 79 ft gain
    Hinckley Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by the lake located near South Portland, Maine.
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