Fishing is fishing, some days you never get a single tug, then the next, they are hitting like crazy. Many of the remote ponds are fly fishing only but not all of them.
Both Big Wood Pond and Attean Pond have excellent trout and salmon fishing. There are 55 remote ponds with in a 15 mile radius of down town Jackman, which thrive with native brook trout. Every summer, clients and friends, catch trout in the 3 to 5 pound range. But to catch fish like that, you really need to fish longer than one or two days.
The Jackman area has some of the best ice fishing in the state of Maine.
Some ice fishing can be done near town with a quick ride down