GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I was there for last year’s Skowhegan Moose Festival, and I can tell you it was a very fun event. The fair included everything from great food to interesting booths. I was a judge in the moose calling contest. It was tough to pick the winners… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    When I initially saw the book, Birds of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao, I assumed it was a simple birding guide. Boy, was I wrong! This book, by Jeffrey and Allison Wells, is a thoughtful and comprehensive exploration of ecology and conservation in the islands. And oh… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife doesn’t know how many wild turkeys we have, but they are pretty sure we need more turkeys in some parts of the state. I know a lot of people who think we have far too many turkeys, and the legislature this… Read More
    ACT OUT WITH AISLINN
    Difficulty: Easy. The 0.9-mile hike is over mostly even terrain with a few small hills, exposed tree roots and rocks. Footbridges have been constructed over the soggiest sections of trail. How to get there: From downtown Belfast, drive west on Main Street and turn right onto… Read More

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GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
Senator Paul Davis has sponsored legislation to require biodegradable rubber fishing lures for freshwater fishing. His bill will also ban stainless steel hooks. The bill would allow 5 years to achieve his goal. The legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee… Read More
    GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
    I don’t understand why our effort to keep the population of coyotes in check is so controversial. We all know that coyotes are killers. Here is a story about coyotes from my book, A Lifetime of Hunting and Fishing, published… Read More
AURORA –Billy Willens of Osborn and five other boys who are part of Christian Service Brigade Unit 8096 went ice fishing Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Great Pond near Aurora during school vacation week. Willens caught a bass measuring 16 1/2 inches. The boys refused to allow the frigid… Read More
BATH —  In the early evening light, the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust welcomes the public to explore Sewall Woods Preserve in Bath for owls at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 1, led by Maine Master Naturalist Alan Seamans. Participants of all ages will listen to different owl calls, explore… Read More