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Welcome to the 2018 Maine Striper Fishing Reports Page

FEDERAL REGULATION 2018
It is unlawful to fish for, take or possess striped bass in 
Federal waters (waters greater than 3 miles from shore).
STATEWIDE REGULATIONS
OPEN SEASON January 1 through December 31, inclusive (except the Kennebec watershed, see below).
BAG & SIZE LIMITS A person may take and possess 1 fish per day. The fish must be 28 inches or greater in total length. “TOTAL LENGTH” Total length is a straight line measurement from the lower jaw to the tip of the tail with the tail pinched together. DISPOSITION Personal use only, sale is prohibited. Fish must remain whole and intact. GENERAL GEAR RESTRICTIONS • Hook and line only, no gaffing of striped bass.
• No bait allowed when using treble hooks.
• It is unlawful to use multiple (more than two) barbed or barbless treble hooks on any
artificial lure or fly while fishing for striped bass in territorial waters.
• It is unlawful to use any hook other than a non-offset circle hook when using bait.
Exception: Rubber or latex tube …