Whether you stand on the banks of one of our 6,000 lakes or ponds, in the shallows of our dancing streams and rushing rivers, or cast a line from our more than 5,500 miles of coast, fishing in Maine is a great escape from everyday life.
Leon Leonwood Bean, 1873 - 1967 known as "L.L." was a true outdoorsman, who lived in Freeport, Maine. L.L. designed the original lightweight boot with leather tops and waterproof rubber bottoms, known today as the "Bean Boot."