Fishing For Other Species In Maine
Guide to fishing for chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike in Maine.
Fishing for chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike
Larger lakes across the state of Maine, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Androscoggin Lake, Baskahegan Lake, Big Lake, Chesuncook Lake, China Lake, Cobbosseecontee Lake, Damariscotta Lake, Gardner Lake, Graham Lake, East Grand Lake, Grand Lake Matagamon, Lobster Lake, Mattawamkeag Lake, Meddybemps Lake, Messalonskee Lake, Millinocket Lake, Moosehead Lake, Mooselookmeguntic Lake, Pemadumcook Lakes, Pushaw Lake, Sebasticook Lake, Sebago Lake, Sebec Lake, Schoodic Lake, St Froid Lake, Thompson Lake and West Grand Lake.
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 7 lbs 2 oz
World record: 69 lbs 9 oz
State Record: 33 lbs 0 oz
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 31 lbs 2 oz
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
Maine Miscellaneous State Record Fish
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Balch Lake.
The state record muskie was caught in St. John River.
The state record northern pike was taken out of North Pond.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.
Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species
Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Maine, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.