South of Boston/Plymouth has lots of fresh and salt water fishing locations

Ellisville Harbor State Park

Route 3A Plymouth, MA Phone: 508-866-2580

Good for scenic landscapes and coastal views; hiking & walking, and fishing.

Visitors describe the fishing at Ellisville Harbor as "abundant"; fish on foot from shore. See Ellisville Harbor State Park for full description of this park.
Bridge Village Heritage Park

70 Elm Street Berkley, MA Phone: 508-999-5231

Quiet place for fishing. The waterfront also is popular with kayakers and canoers. See a full description on our Paddling pages.
Scusset Beach State Reservation

20 Scusset Beach Road Sagamore, MA Phone: 508-888-0859

Best for trailer camping; salt water fishing; bicycling along Cape Cod Canal

Located at the east end of the Cape Cod Canal, this park is great for salt water fishermen. There is fish pier, a breakwater, and two miles of frontage along the canal. Also a picnic area. Visitors love watching the boat traffic in and out of the canal. See a full description of Scusset Beach State Reservation.
Freetown-Fall River State Forest

Slab Bridge Road Assonet, MA Phone: 508 644-5522

Good for walking & hiking, winter sports, mountain biking, equestrian, fishing, and restricted hunting.

Fish Terry Brook, Doctor's Mill Pond, and other small fishing spots scattered throughout this serene state forest. Fish Rattlesnake Brook for brook trout in spring. See Freetown-Fall River State Forest for full description of this park.
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Wompatuck State Park

204 Union Street Hingham, MA, 02043 Phone: 617-895-8245

Good for camping, fishing, and hiking & walking.

Fishing is allowed in the Cohasset Reservoir. There is a boat ramp for car-top vessels only. - Trail Map (PDF) - Recommended Spring '22 Hikes (PDF)