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Governor Mills opens freshwater fishing early, no licence required

By Staff | Mar 20, 2020
Courtesy of: Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

To encourage Mainers to enjoy their outdoor resources and to support a happy, healthy Maine during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Mills and Commissioner Camuso are enacting the following changes effective immediately:

Any person (except those whose license has been suspended or revoked) may fish without a license through April 30, 2020. This change does not apply to activities which require a commercial freshwater fishing license or permit.

All inland waters that traditionally open to open water fishing on April 1 will now be open to open water fishing effective immediately. This change does not open any body of water to ice fishing that is currently closed to ice fishing

All other tackle, length and bag limits and special regulations still apply.

Visit mefishwildlife.com/covid19 for additional MDIFW updates related to COVID-19

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Katie Drinkwater | Mar 21, 2020 13:17

Sweet!



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