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DIF&W: Open-water fishing season to begin Thursday, two weeks early

A mild winter and early ice-out conditions on Maine lakes and ponds has prompted the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to scrap the traditional April 1 opening day of open-water fishing season this year. Instead, fishing season opens Thursday, March 17, on all bodies of water that were scheduled to open on April 1. […]