troutFishing Opportunities in the Southern Maine/Sebago Lake Region

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Lake Trout (Togue) Fishing

Auburn Lake , Auburn

  • Quality size lake trout, some trophies taken every year
  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access at south end, off Route 4

Sebago Lake , Naples, Standish, Raymond

  • Quality size lake trout, some trophies taken every year
  • Wild population
  • Trailered boat access at north end (Sebago Lake State Park / Jordan Bay), and south end (Lower Bay)

Thompson Lake , Casco, Oxford, Poland

  • Wild population
  • Trailered boat access off The Heath Road, adjacent to Thompson Lake Marina

Landlocked Salmon Fishing

Auburn Lake , Auburn

  • Quality size salmon, some trophies taken every year
  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access at south end, off Route 4

Crooked River , Casco, North Waterford

  • Fly fishing only
  • Fall fishing for wild landlocked salmon
  • Special section open to extended season fishing through October 15

Long Lake, Naples, Harrison

  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access to the west (Plummer Landing) and to the north, off Route 35 in the Village of Harrison

Moose Pond, Bridgton

  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access to the north, off Route 302
    Pleasant Lake, Casco
  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access to the south, off Mayberry Hill Road

Sebago Lake, Naples, Standish

  • Quality size landlocked salmon, some trophies taken each year
  • Indigenous/stocked fishery

Thompson Lake, Casco, Oxford

  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access at south end, off The Heath Road, adjacent to Thompson Lake Marina

Trickey Pond, Naples

  • Slower fishing for trophy-size salmon
  • Stocked
  • Trailered boat access at south end, off Route 114

Drive-To Ponds Stocked With Brook Trout

(Warm water fish also present in listed ponds)

Adams Pond, Bridgton

  • Occasionally produces quality-size trout
  • Hand carry boat access at the pond’s outlet

Coffee Pond, Casco

  • Occasionally produces quality-size trout
  • Trailered boat access (unimproved) for small boats at Pond’s Outlet (limited road shoulder parking)

Cold Rain Pond, Naples

  • Undeveloped pond
  • Hand carry access off Tiger Hill Road (unimproved road)

Keyes Pond, Sweden

  • Occasionally produces quality-size trout
  • Trailered boat access (unimproved) at north end (limited parking)

Worthley Pond, Poland

  • Unimproved road near the outlet off Route 122 terminates at an unimproved trailered launch, which is owned by a local association

Rivers And Streams Stocked With Catchable Size Brook Trout And Brown Trout

Collyer Brook, Gray

  • Stocked and wild brook trout
  • Stocked brown trout

Little Androscoggin River, Oxford, Mechanic Falls, Auburn

  • Stocked brown trout
  • Some wild brook trout

Little River, Gorham

  • Stocked and wild brook trout
  • Stocked brown trout

Muddy River, Naples

  • Stocked and wild brook trout
  • Fish upstream of Lake House Road

North Branch of the Little River & tributaries, Gorham

  • Stocked with some wild brook trout
  • Stocked brown trout

Ossipee River, (Downstream of Kezar Falls Dam), Hiram, Porter

  • Stocked brown trout
  • Stocked and wild brook trout
  • Well suited for fly fishing
  • Early and late season fishery

Piscataqua River, (West Branch), Falmouth

  • Stocked and wild brook trout
  • Stocked brown trout

Pleasant River, Windham

  • Stocked brown trout

Presumpscot River, (Section between Sebago Lake and North Gorham Pond), Windham

  • Stocked with brook trout throughout the spring and again in the fall
  • Occasionally stocked with brown trout
  • Stocked in fall with large retired hatchery brood brook trout
  • Open year round
  • Fly Fishing Only

Wild Brook Trout In Small Brooks And Streams

Breakneck Brook, Baldwin

  • Wild brook trout

Douglas Brook, Gorham

  • Wild brook trout

Heath Brook, Baldwin

  • Wild brook trout

Junkins Brook, Hollis

  • Wild brook trout

Killick Pond Outlet, Hollis

  • Wild brook trout

Mile Brook, Casco

  • Wild brook trout

Pease Brook, Cornish

  • Wild brook trout

Pigeon Brook, Baldwin

  • Wild brook trout

Quaker Brook, Baldwin

  • Wild brook trout

Shepards River, Brownfield

  • Wild brook trout

Tenmile Brook, Porter

  • Wild brook trout

Worthley Brook, Poland

  • Wild brook trout

Brown Trout Lakes

Bickford Pond, Porter

  • Trailered boat access (unimproved) at south end, near outlet (limited parking)

Clays Pond, Fryeburg

  • Undeveloped small pond
  • Also stocked with brook trout
  • Trailered boat access (unimproved) for small boats, near outlet

Hancock Pond, Denmark, Sebago

  • Known for large brown trout, but slow fishing
  • Trailered boat access at north end, off Hancock Pond Road

Little Sebago Lake, Windham, Gray

  • Trailered boat access near southwest shore, off Mount Hunger Road

Long Lake, Naples, Harrison

  • Trailered boat access to the west (Plummer Landing) and to the north off Route 35 in the Village of Harrison, Long Pond, Parsonsfield
  • Trailered boat access near Pond outlet, off “Road Between The Ponds”

Middle & Upper Range ponds, Indian Stream Twp

  • High quality and quantity smallmouth bass fishing
  • Trailered boat access off Range Hill Road, at the causeway between both waters

Sabbathday Lake, New Gloucester

  • Fee boat access near outlet (limited parking)

Splake Lakes

Trickey Pond, Naples

  • Trailered boat access to the south off Route 114

Bass Fishing

Androscoggin River, Auburn, Durham

  • Predominantly smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access off Route 136 in Durham, North River Road in Auburn, and Center Bridge Road in Turner/Greene

Crescent Lake, Auburn, Durham

  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access off Route 85

Hancock Pond, Denmark, Sebago

  • Largemouth present and smallmouths very abundant
  • Trailered boat access at north end, off Hancock Pond Road

Highland Lake, Bridgton

  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access near lake outlet

Little Sebago Lake, Windham, Gray

  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access near southwest shore, off Mount Hunger Road

Long Lake, Naples, Harrison

  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access to the west (Plummer Landing) and to the north, off Route 35 in the Village of Harrison

Moose Pond, Bridgton

  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass
  • Produced Maine’s record 11 pound, 10 ounce largemouth bass
  • Trailered boat access to the north, off Route 302

Thomas Pond, Casco

  • Largemouth and Smallmouth bass
  • Unimproved gravel launch provides trailered boat access for small boats off the south side of Route 302

Thompson Lake, Casco, Oxford

  • Largemouth present, but better known for smallmouth bass
  • Produced Maine’s record 8 pound smallmouth bass
  • Trailered boat access off the Heath Road, adjacent to Thompson Lake Marina

Family Fishing Opportunities

(bass, sunfish, perch, chain pickerel, bullhead)

Lower Range Pond, Poland

  • Range Pond State Park offers a trailered boat launch (motors greater than 10 HP prohibited), swimming beaches, picnic tables and restroom facilities
  • Opportunities to fish from shore, but fishing by boat in shallow coves is more productive

Otter Pond, Bridgton

  • Hand carry boat access near outlet (privately owned). Limited road shoulder parking on an unimproved road

Otter Ponds (#1, #2, #3 & #4), Standish

  • Walk-in access across Portland Water District (PWD) lands to fish these four ponds. (PWD use permit needed – available permit kiosks on site)
  • Otter Ponds # 2 and #4 also provide an early spring fishery for catchable-size brook trout

Sticky River, (that portion flowed by Sebago Lake), Standish

  • Shore access, off Route 114 picnic area & rail road trestle (PWD use permit needed – available permit kiosks on site)

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

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