A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod

Fishing is allowed via nonmotorized boats on the Concord and Sudbury Rivers and from the launch areas. There is a boat launch off the Weir Hill Trail at the Sudbury Unit for Sudbury River access. There is a boat launch off Route 225 in Carlisle for Concord River access. All refuges, hatcheries and other Fish and Wildlife Service lands follow state and federal regulations.

  • All anglers must comply with Massachusetts State fishing regulations including fishing licenses 
  • Fishing and swimming from any refuge pond, pool , stream or the impoundments is prohibited
  • Catch and release only
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