Maine's Trout Waters: "Infected with Bass"

February 4, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Maine outfitter Bob Mallard notes several new — and old — efforts to prevent “non-native” fish from populating Maine’s classic trout waters. “One bill calls for a ban on live-fish-as-bait on ‘wild’ (not currently stocked) brook trout lakes and ponds. Considered by many to have better fishing and thus more important recreationally and economically than the previously protected ‘native,’ never stocked waters, these waters deserve protection.” On