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Hunt & Fish W ith an abundance of game, vast stretches of rural country, extensive wild lands, and a rich sporting heritage that dates back centuries, The Maine Highlands offers ample opportunities for hunting and fishing throughout the region. DID YOU KNOW? Maine issues the most moose hunting permits of any state: on average 2,100 annually. With the Lower 48’s largest population of moose, hunters in Maine have a success rate of 87 percent. Fishing Greet the day from the stern of a canoe, casting quietly into still, fog-shrouded waters, or wade into a bubbling, cold mountain stream in search of deep, trout-filled pools. Anglers will find numerous worthwhile lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers in The Maine Highlands. Some are accessible by car and others require a bit of a trek or can only be reached by boat. Spin casting or fly casting, shallow water or deep, stocked ponds or wild streams, The Maine Highlands offers a fishing experience for every angler. KATAHDIN REGION salmon, lake trout, brook trout, splake, perch, and pickerel PENOBSCOT RIVER world-class bass fishing, as well as landlocked salmon LINCOLN LAKES REGION small mouth bass, bass, white perch, chain pickerel, salmon, brook, and lake trout MOOSEHEAD LAKE REGION perch, brook trout, salmon, and togue SEBASTICOOK VALLEY REGION brook trout, togue, pickerel, bass, white perch, yellow perch FISHING REGULATIONS Fishing regulations vary by location and by waterway. Before you go, check the laws at 20 | THE MAINE HIGHLANDS.COM