First, I’ve got to apologize. Before I jetted off to spend last week in warmer climes, I might have guaranteed more than a few folks that I’d bring some of that balmy weather back with me. Apparently, I’m not capable of that kind of magic. On the bright side, it’s nearly, kinda sunny in Bangor today. And we’re not having tornadoes or torrential rainstorms like some places down south are. And spring is coming … really. It’s coming. It’s got to be. While we wait for spring, here’s a sample of what you BDN Outdoors crew has been up to over the past few days.
— John Holyoke
That’s what our Aislinn Sarnacki did. She’ll tell you what she learned, and introduce you to the state’s nine native frog species in this great feature. And if you’re lucky, she might even teach you how to speak fluent bullfrog.
Want to hunt all day long? You can. Want to shoot two turkeys this spring and not have to pay an extra 20 bucks for the privilege? You can. Want to hunt in northern Maine? Well, you can’t … even though original plans called for a northern season.
We all know Acadia National Park boasts some breathtaking views. We’ve been there. Hiked there. Bought the T-shirt. The not-so-secret secret is out: The Precipice trail has made a national list of the most beautiful hikes.
“With both boys, the dog and the cat packed in the Blazer, we started out to brave the Realty Road in the height of spring thaw.”
The short answer: Yes. The longer answer: They already are … on tribal land.
Robin Follette wasn’t finding birds in huntable spots during preseason scouting, but she wasn’t going to let that deter her from getting out on opening day.
On the horizon
Adventurer Dominic Gill is coming to Bangor, and you’re invited. He’ll speak at Husson University’s Gracie Theater at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tap into your own internal adventurer and dream big! Or just live vicariously through Gill as he shares some great tales.
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