troutFishing Opportunities in the Central Maine/Belgrade Lakes Region

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Lake Trout (Togue) Fishing

Echo Lake, Mt. Vernon

  • Quality size lake trout
  • Stocked
  • Salmon, splake & brook trout
  • Trailered boat access at north end, off Route 41

Sheepscot Pond, Palermo

  • Quality size lake trout
  • Wild lake trout & salmon
  • Stocked brook trout
  • Trailered boat access at north end, off Route 3

Wassookeag Lake, Dexter

  • Quality salmon fishing & brook trout
  • Wild lake trout
  • Trailered boat access off Route 23, in Little Wassookeag

Damariscotta Lake, Jefferson

  • Stocked
  • Brown trout
  • Trailered boat access on west side, off Route 213

Maranacook Lake, Winthrop

  • Stocked
  • Brown trout & brook trout
  • Trailered boat access, in-town Winthrop

Landlocked Salmon Fishing

Long Pond, Belgrade

  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access off Castle Island Road

Upper & Lower Narrows Pond, Winthrop

  • Stocked
  • Quality size salmon & lake trout Fishing
  • Brook trout
  • Trailered boat access in Lower Narrows, and car top access in Upper Narrows

Parker Pond, Vienna

  • Stocked
  • Brook trout
  • Unimproved Trailered boat access off the Tower Road

Swan Lake, Swanville

  • Stocked
  • Wild lake trout fishing
  • Brook trout
  • Trailered boat access off Route 141

Brown Trout Fishing

Kennebec River, Shawmut, Benton, Fairfield

  • Stocked
  • Rainbow trout
  • Trailered boat access off Route 201in Fairfield
  • Wading access below dam in Shawmut and Benton

Great Pond, Belgrade

  • Stocked
  • Quality size brown trout
  • Trailered boat access of Route 27

Alford Lake, Hope

  • Stocked
  • Brook trout
  • Access off Route 235
Drive-To Ponds Stocked With Brook Trout

Kimball Pond, Vienna

  • Stocked
  • Access off the Kimball Pond Road
  • Bowler Pond, Palermo
  • Stocked
  • Access off the Level Hill Road

Silver Lake, Summerhaven, Sidney

  • Stocked

Gould Pond, Summerhaven, Sidney

  • Stocked

Bowler Pond, Palermo

  • Stocked
  • Access of the Level Hill Road

Walk-In Ponds With Stocked Brook Trout

Tyler Pond, Summerhaven

  • Stocked
  • Quality size brook trout
  • Walk in access off the Summerhaven Road

Rivers And Streams Stocked With Catchable Size Brook Trout

Sebasticook River, Pittsfield, Clinton, Burnham

  • Stocked
  • Good smallmouth bass fishing
  • Multiple access sites

Cobbosseecontee Stream, Manchester, Gardiner

  • Stocked
  • Brown trout
  • Access sites at outlet of Cobbosseecontee Lake and in-town Gardiner

St. George River, Searsmont, Appleton

  • Stocked

Messalonskee Stream, Oakland

  • Stocked

Wild Brook Trout In Small Brooks And Streams

Rome Trout Brook, Rome

  • Wild brook trout

Robbins Mill Brook, Rome

  • Wild brook trout

Beaver Brook, Rome

  • Wild brook trout

Largemouth And Smallmouth Bass Fishing In Lakes And Ponds

(The following waters are just a few of the many bass waters of Central Maine. Most bodies of water in Central Maine have both species of bass)

Megunticook Lake, Camden

  • Trailered boat access off Route 52

China Lake, China, East Vassalboro

  • Trailered boat access off Route 32

Cobbosseecontee Lake, Manchester, Winthrop

  • Trailered boat access off Route 135

Great Moose Pond, Hartland

  • Trailered boat access off Route 151 on Great Moose Drive

Messalonskee Lake, Belgrade, Oakland

  • Trailered boat access off Route 11 in town Oakland

Androscoggin Lake, Wayne

  • Trailered boat access off Route 133

Three Mile Pond, China

  • Trailered boat access of Route 3

Great Pond, Belgrade

  • Trailered boat access off Route 27

North Pond, Smithfield

  • Trailered boat access off route 137, on North Shore Drive

Long Pond, Belgrade, Rome, Mt. Vernon

  • Trailered boat access off Castle Island Road, Mt. Vernon

Salmon Lake, Belgrade, Oakland

  • Trailered boat access off Route 8

East Pond, Oakland, Smithfield

  • Trailered boat access off East Pond Road

Moose Hill Pond, Livermore

  • Car top access off Route 17

Crystal Pond, Washington

  • Car top access off the Crystal Lake Road

Branch Pond, Palermo

  • Unimproved trailer access off Route 3 in-town

Sibley Pond, Pittsfield

  • Wild brook trout
  • Unimproved Access of Route 2

True’s Pond, Liberty

  • Car top access off the True’s Pond Road

McGrath Pond, Oakland

Stream And River Fishing For Largemouth And Smallmouth Bass

Messalonskee Stream, Oakland, Waterville

  • Access on Route 23, south of the junction of Route 11
    On west approach (walk-in from pull-off) Donald V. Carter Memorial Bridge

Belgrade Stream, Belgrade

  • Carry-in access off of Wing’s Mill Road

Private Lands

Many of Maine’s fisheries can only be accessed by using private lands. Please treat all lands you use with respect. Please, try to leave the woods and waters better than you found them to help ensure future access. Thank You.

Illegal introductions

Illegal introductions can destroy native fish populations and alter the ecology of Maine’s waters, FOREVER! Introducing any fish species or possessing or transporting any live fish (except baitfish) is illegal. These are Class E Crimes punishable by a fine of $10,000 and may result in the suspension of all Department-issued licenses and permits.

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