Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Fishing Laws and Rules
Rapid River Fishing Regulations:

  • Brook Trout (Fly Fishing Only) – Catch and Release
  • Landlocked Salmon-Bag limit three per day 12 inches or longer.
  • Special regulations posted for Pond in the River, and fishing after September 15.

Richardson Lakes Fishing Regulations:

  • General Law Trolling
  • No Live Bait
  • Brook Trout – Allowed two (minimum 10 inches, only one can exceed 12 inches)
  • Salmon – Allowed two (14 inches or longer)
  • Lake trout (togue) – Allowed two (18 inches or longer)

Fishing Licenses rates (Maine Residents & Non-Residents)

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Buy Your License Online

You can buy your license directly with the State of Maine here.