Posts Tagged ‘fishing’

Landon Martin, 5, of Bangor holds the big bass his father, Free Martin, caught in a Hancock County pond recently.

Monster bass caught on a Buzz Lightyear fishing rod

By John Holyoke on July 06, 2017, at 10:41 a.m.
“I had some $7, three-foot, Dock Demon, Buzz Lightyear fishing pole,” Free Martin said. “This was not high-tech gear here.”

Maine congressional delegation asks forfeited groundfish permits be redistributed through Northeast

By Dawn Gagnon on June 19, 2017, at 8:18 p.m.
Thirteen groundfish permits were forfeited by Carlos Rafael — a New Bedford fisherman who has pleaded guilty to 28 federal counts of tax evasion, falsifying fishing quotas and conspiracy.

A Maine fisherman helped invent a device that basically brings baitfish back from the dead

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 13, 2015, at 4:51 p.m.
It’s called Zombait, and it uses technology to make dead baitfish look like they’re swimming.

Why the global climate talks matter to Maine

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 01, 2015, at 12:20 p.m.
Brian Brown, a Brewer High School student, ties a black woolly bugger in December in the school's lecture hall. Student's received lessons from the Penobscot Fly Fishers as part of their outdoors education class.

How to get started tying your own flies in 1 infographic

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 21, 2015, at 12:42 p.m.
It’s not a cheap hobby, but it’s fun.

3 animated guides offer simple tips for camping and fishing novices

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 17, 2015, at 10:40 a.m.
These GIFs break it down, so anyone can understand how to start a fire, pitch a tent and cast a line.
Charlie Bunting, left, and his son Travis know that big crappies can be caught at Truman Lake, even in the heat of summer.

Are you superstitious when it comes to fishing? Take this quiz to see how much

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 13, 2015, at 7:59 a.m.
Do you kiss the first fish you catch? Do you have a lucky hat? Do you refuse to fish on certain days?

A YouTube star catches a fish with a drone in this video. But why?

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 06, 2015, at 3:56 p.m.
Just because you can do something does not mean that you should.
The fish was just over 10 feet long, and weighed an estimated 600 pounds.

This 4-foot-tall kid landed a 10-foot-long fish

By Dan MacLeod on July 13, 2015, at 8:07 p.m.

No, you don’t need an app that tells you when a fish has taken the bait

By Dan MacLeod on June 23, 2015, at 3:49 p.m.
No no no no no no no no no no no no no!
A San Diego company launched a Kickstarter to produce waterproof drones that have detachable fish finders.

Someone actually invented a drone fish finder

By Dan MacLeod on June 10, 2015, at 1:16 p.m.
You don't need a fancy fly to catch salmon like this.

Forget about hot new flies. Presentation is the key to catching more fish.

By Ryan Brod on May 04, 2015, at 7:16 a.m.
An Atlantic salmon at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland.

How well do you know freshwater fish in Maine?

By Dan MacLeod on April 26, 2015, at 4:38 p.m.
If you’re iffy on the difference between a smallmouth and a largemouth (hint: one has a bigger mouth) then it’s time to brush up on your fish identification skills.
Dale Lincoln as a child, left, with David Lincoln, Ruth Lincoln MacKechnie and Marilyn MacGregor Reiff in the summer of 1944, outside his home in Perry.

One man’s 7 soulful memories of Maine springtimes past

By Dale C. Lincoln on April 10, 2015, at 3:16 p.m.

Itching to fish? Check out these Maine waters

By John Holyoke on June 04, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.

Sharking: An attractive fishing option

By John Holyoke on June 04, 2013, at 9:33 a.m.
The Chiputneticook Lakes International Conservancy, better known by the acronym CLIC, recently sponsored a press tour of East Grand Lake to introduce the press and public to this pristine area of Maine and New Brunswick and to showcase the work being done by CLIC members.

A tour of East Grand Lake

on Sept. 20, 2011, at 2:31 p.m.