Best Maine Fly Fishing Rivers

Maine has 5 fly fish spots.

  May 4, 2020

Located in the US, the fly fishing in Maine is known for five productive fly rivers. The best Maine fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be Kennebec River, Rapid River, Androscoggin River, Kennebago River, and Rangeley River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Maine fly fishing river or stream below.



Where Can I Fly Fish In Maine?



Maine Fly Fishing Resources


FEATURED:  Kennebec River

  Maine

  July 9, 2016

Northwest of Bangor and northeast of The Forks, the Kennebec River is known for its fly fishing opportunties. You can expect to find plentiful stripped bass. The East Outlet section flows 2.5 miles from Moosehead Lake down to Indian Pond. The fly fishing on the Kennebec River is known for its brook trout and landlocked salmon.


FEATURED:  Androscoggin River

  Maine

  August 3, 2016

Near Bethel, the Androscoggin River is known for its fly fishing opportunties. Within Maine, the Androscoggin River crosses the New Hampshire border heading east through Bethel on to the Bear River confluence. When fly fishing on the Androscoggin River, you can expect to find brook trout, rainbow trout and brown trout.


FEATURED:  Rapid River

  Maine

  May 3, 2020

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.


FEATURED:  Rangeley River

  Maine

  July 8, 2016

The Rangeley River is known for its brook trout fly fishing. In addition to the populus brookie, you'll occasionally land a land-locked salmon. It is highly recommended to practice catch-and-release on the Rangeley.