Posts Tagged ‘fishing’

 
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.
This March I hit the weather jackpot fishing with a guide friend in Islamorada. We had two consecutive days of warm temperatures and near slick-calm, enabling us to run far into the Florida Keys backcountry targeting early-season tarpon with flies. We poled the skiff along a shallow bank near Flamingo …
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.
‘Please don’t swear’ Describing the springtime weather in Maine was the theme of the Limerick Contest in 1985. During the 11 p.m. news, Ron Harris, meteorologist at Channel 7 in Bangor, gave the final call for people to send their poems to him. Before going to bed I wrote the …

Itching to fish? Check out these Maine waters

By John Holyoke on June 04, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.
Fishermen guard their favorite fishing spots tenaciously. Fanatically, even.   Some tell tales of taking buddies with them to productive fishing holes … but only after blindfolding that pal, or swearing them to secrecy, or threatening them with bodily harm should they ever spill the beans.   But there’s plenty …

Sharking: An attractive fishing option

By John Holyoke on June 04, 2013, at 9:33 a.m.
Not too many years ago, Pete Douvarjo — Captain Pete to clients and friends — was in a groove. Striped bass were plentiful up and down the Maine coast, and Douvarjo’s business, Sedgwick-based Eggemoggin Guide Service, was thriving. “We’d fish for three hours and then head back, and we’d catch, …
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.
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. CLIC members are advocates for …
 
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