The Forks Area has everything one could hope for in a fishery.

Anglers can target world-class trout, and salmon waters, as well as a smallmouth bass fishery that will keep you busy all season long. The Forks area is renowned for spectacular salmon fishing after annual ice-out. By accessing the “H2O Line” number, anglers can enjoy some prediction of river water flows to ensure their safety.

Registered Maine Guides offer half and full day trips, either floating with a drift boat, wading various sections of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers or trolling smelt imitations that originated in the area. Some outfitters offer ice-fishing trips for salmon and brook trout during the winter. Once the water temperatures begin to climb and stabilize, smallmouth bass move to their spawning areas. Ice Out takes place between April and May. The smallmouth fishery in this area of Maine is nothing short of amazing, with fish over several pounds being common. Smallmouth are known for their aerial antics, eagerness and willingness to strike a surface lure or fly.

The Forks Area is proud to offer waters such as: The Dead and Kennebec Rivers, Wyman Lake, Indian Pond, Parlin Pond, Moxie Pond and Pleasant Pond.  There are also many Fly Fishing Only remote ponds that hold native wild brook trout.

For information on Upper Kennebec Valley fishing seasons, rules and regulations, as well as online licensing opportunities you may refer to:

www.maine.gov/ifw/fishing.

Fly Fishing Success on the river

A Kennebec Beauty


Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort
207-663-4466
www.NorthernOutdoors.com
MAINE'S PREMIER ADVENTURE RESORT is a true 4 season vacation resort, with something for everyone of all ages! RAFT New England's wildest whitewater on the Kennebec, Dead & Penobscot rivers. FISH for fiesty smallmouth bass in areas so good, you're guaranteed to catch fish. Explore hundreds of miles of trails on your ATV (rentals & guided tours). Cruise on well groomed trails through spectacular scenery on a SNOWMOBILE (sled rentals & guided tours). Savor great food and fresh ales brewed on site, in our KENNEBEC RIVER PUB & BREWERY. After it all, relax at your LAKESIDE CABIN or RIVERSIDE CAMPSITE. Since 1976, we have been providing great Maine vacation getaways.
North Country Rivers
800-348-8871
Discover the Maine Outdoors with North Country Rivers. Our Riverside resort offers Whitewater Rafting, Cabin Rentals, Camping, Restaurant, Snowmobiling, Moose Safari, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking, Fly Fishing, ATV Trails and more!
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Indian Hill Trading Post
2076952104
Indian Hill Trading Post is a full service supermarket,agency liquor store and hunting/fishing licensing agency.
Northwoods Outfitters
207-695-3288
Located in New England's largest forest in the eastern U.S., on the shores of Maine’s largest lake, Moosehead Lake, Northwoods Outfitters is uniquely positioned to offer you the very best Maine outdoor experience! Quality Snowmobile rentals and guided tours in the Moosehead Lake Region! Explore the best Maine has to offer on one of our fun guided adventure tours. During the summer you can join us on a Maine Moose Tours wildlife tour or sign up for the Allagash River canoe trip, Ride one of our Maine ATV Rentals & Tours or just sit by Moosehead lake in your Maine Camp rental and relax. Let our expert vacation planners find the Maine vacation experience you’re looking for.
Inn By The River
207-663-2181
Inn By The River is a fun, comfortable place to stay! Whitewater Rafting, Fishing, Hiking, ATV Trails, Snowmobile Trails and Hunting are all at your fingertips from the Inn. Each guest room is individually decorated in a charming country style and has a full private bath. There is also a two bedroom housekeeping apartment that sleeps up to 10 people. Inn By The River's restaurant and Pub is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner for your dining pleasure.
Fifteen Mile Stream Guide Service
207-663-2238
www.fifteenmilestream.com
We offer year round guided and semi-guided hunts and fishing trips. We provide a unique opportunity for you to fully enjoy your time outdoors without having to do the all-important legwork involved with planning a safe and successful trip. By leaving the preparation to us, you will be able to maximize your time outdoors and incrase your chances for a successful hunt.Our meals are prepared and served daily in our restaurant and lounge and we provide clean, comfortable cabins that accomadate 2-12 people with easy access to major ITS and ATV trails. You will come as a stranger and leave as a friend.
Three Rivers Whitewater
207-663-2104
threeriverswhitewater.com
A fun and friendly resort offering rafting, snowmobiling, and other activities as well as various lodging, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Join us at "The Home Of Serious Fun!" for your getaway any time of the year!