Special Opportunity Waters

Fishing Opportunities for Youth and Complimentary License Holders

These waters are open to fishing only for persons under 16 years of age or persons holding an eligible complimentary fishing license. Restricted to two lines per person. Daily bag limit on trout is 2 fish.

Androscoggin County

  • Pettingill Park Pond, Auburn

Aroostook County

  • Brown Pond, Houlton
  • Hannington Pond, Reed Plt.
  • Mantle Lake, Presque Isle
  • Michaud Pond, Fort Kent
  • Pearce Brook (portion of), Houlton
  • Rock Crusher Pond, Island Falls
  • Stewart Pond, Hodgon
  • Stiles Pond, Oakfield

Cumberland County

  • Alden's Pond, Gorham
  • Coffin Pond, Brunswick
  • Lower Hinckley Pond, South Portland
  • Stevens Brook (Cemetery Brook)(portion of), New Gloucester

Franklin County

  • Haley Pond Outlet, Rangeley
  • Mill Pond, on Muddy Brook, Industry
  • Pinnacle Pond, Kingfield
  • Toothaker Pond, Phillips (ice only)
  • Wilson Stream (portion of), Wilton

Hancock County

  • Pickerel Pond, T32 MD

Lincoln County

  • Quarry Pond, Waldoboro

Oxford County

  • Abbot Brook, Mexico
  • Aunt Hannah Brook (portion of), Dixfield
  • Billy Brook (portion of), Brownfield
  • Pennesseewasee (Norway) Lake Outlet (portion of), Norway

Penobscot County

  • Burlington Fire Pond, Burlington
  • Cold Stream (portion of), Enfield
  • Giles Pond, Patten
  • Jerry Pond, Millinocket
  • Johnny Mack Brook, Orono
  • Lincoln Kids Pond, Lincoln
  • Little Round Pond, Lincoln
  • Mattagodus Stream (portion of), Springfield
  • Mill Stream (portion of), Dexter
  • O'Roake Pond, Sherman
  • Penobscot County Conservation Pond, Brewer
  • Rocky Brook, Lincoln

Piscataquis County

  • Drummond Pond, Abbott (ice only)
  • Dunham Brook (including Kiwanis Park Pond), Dover-Foxcroft

Sagadahoc County

  • Swan Island (Stephen E. Powell Wildlife Management Area), Richmond

Somerset County

  • Hights Pond, Skowhegan
  • Mill Stream (portion of), Embden
  • Tibbetts Pond, Concord Twp.

Washington County

  • Foxhole Pond, on head waters of Great Falls Branch Brook, Deblois
  • Meyers Pond, North, Columbia
  • Meyers Pond, South, Columbia
  • Middle River (portion of), Marshfield
  • The Canal, Grand Lake Stream

York County

  • Leavitt Brook (portion of), Limerick
  • Round Pond, Lyman (ice only)
  • Wilcox Pond, Biddeford