Rapid River Fly Fishing

The 5th most popular fly fishing river in Maine.

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Northwest of Portland and Bethel, the Rapid River is known for its fly fishing opportunties. The Rapid River is a 7 mile long river flowing from Lower Richardson Lake to Lake Umbagog.

When fly fishing on the Rapid River, you can expect to find brook trout and some land locked salmon. The river is managed under strict fly-fishing only regulations, with catch-and-release only on trout, barbless hooks only, and a three fish limit on salmon.

Overall, Rapid River is the 5th most popular fly fishing river of all 14 fly fishing spots in Maine.


Local Contact(s):  Maine Tourism (800) 533-9595; Mountain Woman Guide Service (207) 562-4971

Recommended Book:  "50 Best Northeast Fly Fishing" from Bob Mallard

Best Season:  Apr. - Sep.

Base Camp:  Lakewood Camps, Middledam (207) 243-2959

Article Source:   Best Rapid River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=21329

GPS:  44.776169, -70.922542

Date Published:  12/27/2015

Date Updated:  7/27/2016

ID:  21329

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