What you need to know about Fishing & Ice Fishing on Moosehead Lake
Get ready to reel in tonight’s dinner! Moosehead Lake, the centerpiece of our region, is nearly forty miles long and twelve miles wide with breathtaking scenery of undeveloped shoreline and mountains. The biggest Maine lake naturally houses the biggest Maine fish! Spring fishing on Moosehead Lake can produce catches that inspire legendary stories. Mount Kineo rises over 1,798 feet straight above the surface of the lake. There are endless opportunities for every big lake fishermen. Moosehead Lake is famous for its landlocked salmon, brook trout, and lake trout fishery. Smallmouth bass in the Lily Bay and Spencer Bay areas provide good shallow water fishing for the whole family throughout the summer months.
Moosehead Lake is the centerpiece of our region and covers 75,000 acres. It is nearly forty miles long and twenty miles wide with breathtaking scenery of undeveloped shoreline and mountains. In addition to Moosehead Lake, there are more than forty ponds and lakes that provide even more opportunities for fishermen to explore. Many of them are roadside providing easy access by canoe, kayak or you may choose to hike into the many backcountry ponds where your only visitor may be one of the many moose and deer that call this region home.