Tide pool micro fishing?

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riverking31
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Tide pool micro fishing?

Hi guys! I wondering if it is legal (with a saltwater fishing licence) to go micro fishing in the tide pools (rockpools) near the Antlantic shore in the Acadia NP and Bar Harbor? Thanks

Susquehannock
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If you're allowed to fish in

If you're allowed to fish in the nearby saltwater, you should be allowed to fish in the tide pools. I'd call a park ranger and ask, though; you probably can find a phone number for the park rangers on Acadia National Park's website, if it's anything like PA state parks. (I sometimes will call the rangers at a couple of the PA state parks for an ice report.) I know you can call the rangers at Smoky Mountains, so I imagine you can probably get hold of them at Acadia, too.

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riverking31
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Ok great, thanks!I was

Ok great, thanks!I was wondering because it's a National Park and I did not know if it is a protected area.My spoken english is not the best lol...maybe I will try to call them.

riverking31
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What species do you guys

What species do you guys normaly catch in tidepools??

Deftik
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A lot of fishermen on this

A lot of fishermen on this site are freshwater and don't habitually fish tidepools. I'd imagine its legal but likewise I'd check and see. I'm eager to hear your results man!

If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants
- Isaac Newton
riverking31
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Thanks Deftik ! I'm planning

Thanks Deftik ! I'm planning to go there in July, I will update this post with my results for shure  ! 

Susquehannock
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I have looked around tide

I have looked around tide pools in Florida and Maryland, and they tend to be full of fish, although I don't really know what kinds. And the national parks are protected, but not from fishing.

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Eric Kol
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I have fished tidepools in
I have fished tidepools in the Pacific in Mexico. though unfamiliar with the tide pools you will be fishing, Im pretty sure you will find plenty of action. Even if there are few fish, putzing around in tide pools is a noble way to spend an afternoon.

Carpy Diem!

riverking31
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Awesome ! thanks guys, I can

Awesome ! thanks guys, I can't wait. I'm sure I will get new species ;)

Seth K.
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I fished some tide pools on

I fished some tide pools on the Oregon coast once. Only had a couple hours and not the ideal gear but I caught a couple little sculpin. You will probably have some kind of sculpin over there as well. I used a 1/32 jighead or a small kastmaster with mussel flesh on the hook.

Michael Spencer
I've fished tidepools in

I've fished tidepools in Florida once and caught some damselfish and an unID'd Goby, but I fish the Pacific tidepools here in California pretty often and I've caught some pretty cool stuff!

Tanago hooks and a little bits of shrimp will catch you all the small fish you can handle!

 

 

riverking31
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great !!thanks guys !!

great !!thanks guys !!