East Outlet Kennebec River, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of East Outlet Kennebec River, ME
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East Outlet Kennebec River, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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With the recent high water flow there should now be a good run of fish in the river. Some would have dropped down from the lake and other will run up from Indian Pond Be Aware of the COVID-19 restrictions in Maine. Call us to find out what the rules are in our area.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing East Outlet Kennebec River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: call 800-557-3569 for daily flows

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 36 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: anytime

Best stretch: From the dam to Beach Pool remains open all winter. From the yellow markers at the Beach Pool to Indian Pond is now closed until April

Best access point: Best access point: From Rt 6 &15 bridge. There are public parking lots on both sides of the bridge. Both lots have porta potties. There is a road on the north side of the river with access points for about a mile. The rest of the river is hile in only. The south side of the river is hike in only. You'll see fewer anglers on this side.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Too early yet for any hatches.

Fish species: Brook trout, landlocked salmon

Fishing season: Fly Fishing Only / November 1 - March 31 - Fishing limited from Dam to the Beach pool

Nearest airport: Bangor International Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

East Outlet Kennebec River Description

Starting at Moosehead Lake on Rt 6 & 15 between Greenville & Rockwood, the East Outlet flows 3 1/2 miles over boulder strewn riverbed to Indian Pond. A prettier stretch of water is hard to find anywhere. The East Outlet falls under Fly Fishing Only, 1 fish law, May through September. An extended season keeps the outlet open through October with catch & release regulations in effect.

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Techniques & Tips

Moosehead is now free of ice so streamers are once again in fashion. Smelt patterns are the ticket for a while. You'll need your heavy sinking line to get your fly down to the fish. Stone fly nymphs are always a good bet this time of season. You may want to drop a mayfly nymph below the stone.

7-Day Forecast

Brookfield has begun filling Moosehead which means Flows could very from day to day. Aways check for flows before heading out. Brookfields Flow site: https://safewaters.com/facility/27

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