North Maine Woods Rivers, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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North Maine Woods Rivers, Maine Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing North Maine Woods Rivers is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 12 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 61 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Earl Morning to Late Afternoon

Best stretch: Aroostook River Headwaters, Telos, Webster Outlet

Best access point: varies

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Caddis, Drakes, various other mayflies

Fish species: Brook Trout, Landlocked Salmon

Fishing season: Spring/Fall

Nearest airport: PQI (Presque Isle)

Person Fishing in a stream

North Maine Woods Rivers Description

The rivers and streams in and around Baxter State Park and the North Maine Woods offer a variety of opportunities for Native Brook Trout and Landlocked Salmon. Rich in history and flush with brook trout, Webster and Telos were instrumental to Maine's logging industry at the turn of the century. Remnants of early log drives can be seen scattered throughout this region's rivers, and you'll often find yourself ...

Techniques & Tips

Look for riffles, rapids, and whitewater areas regardless of water depth. Fish are moving into the streams are water temperatures drop, but a majority of them will be in the fast water. Look for them to spread out as the evenings continue to be unseasonably cool and temps continue to drop.

7-Day Forecast

Frosty Frost Frost! The foliage is at peak and the water temps have fallen considerably due to the cool nights. No rain still has left our rivers and streams at historically low levels. Pray for rain!

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