Maine Department of Marine Resources

Quotas Set for Maine’s Elver Harvest
This year Maine’s elver eel season opens late and comes with new rules and guidelines.
The Department of Marine Resources has reached an agreement with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that sets the elver eel catch limit this year to 11-thousand 749 total pounds.
Spring Smelting Gets Shut Down
The smelt need time to recover.
That's the word from the Maine Department of Marine Resources which is announcing a closure of the spring fishery starting this Friday.