• Slideshow Featured Content

    • The Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby is going on now!

      Enter your catches in the Saltwater Derby!

      Our Saltwater Derby is going on now through November. Take part in the Weigh-In or Catch-and-Release portion!

      Learn More »

    • big cod IBS trawl survey

      New Industry-Based Gulf of Maine Cod Survey

      MarineFisheries is working with the commercial groundfish industry to learn more about Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine. Visit our page for tow locations, text alerts, and more information!

      Learn More »

    • Kids saltwater fishing clinic participants

      Angler Education Youth Fishing Clinics

      Sign up for our 2016 youth saltwater fishing clinics! Join our biologists for a day as they help teach kids how to fish. Participation is limited so reserve your spot today!

      Learn More »

    • Free Saltwater Fishing Days 2015

      2016 permits are now available!

      2016 saltwater recreational fishing permits are now available!

      Learn More »

    • Commercial fishing info

      Need commercial fishing information?

      Check our Commercial Fishing pages for regulations, quotas and landings, permits, and more.

      Learn More »