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

Fly Fishing North Maine Woods Ponds is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 22 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 70 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

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

Best stretch: Various Pisq. County Ponds, BSP Ponds, T8-R9

Best access point: various

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Brook Trout

Fishing season: Spring, Summer, Fall

Nearest airport: PQI (Presque Isle)

Person Fishing in a stream

North Maine Woods Ponds Description

The ponds of the North Maine Woods offer countless opportunities to catch native Brook Trout in an untouched environment, sharing the water with a moose, osprey or eagles, but rarely with another fisherman. Maine supports the most extensive and abundant distributions of Wild Brook Trout in their native range in the United States, and is the only state with extensive, intact self-reproducing brook trout in lakes ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish early and late before the sun has a chance to heat the surface. Keep fish in the water when releasing them. Avoid waters where temperatures are in excess of 66-70 degrees. Some ponds still seeing sporadic action on hex patterns on top. Target deep, high mountain ponds with sinking lines for the most consistent action.

7-Day Forecast

Seasonable Temps and some rain may help, but until cooler weather comes the fish will continue to struggle in all but the deepest, coolest ponds.

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