These are the most common fishing injuries — and what to do about them Fish long enough, veteran anglers say, and you’re bound to encounter a bit of misfortune. by John Holyoke July 12, 20208 hours ago The ghost of Hollis Grindle’s togue is still inspiring by John Holyoke July 10, 2020July 10, 2020 On a tiny island in a pond, this 6-year-old made the catch of his dreams by John Holyoke July 9, 2020July 9, 2020 Here’s what you need to know to catch fish this July in Maine by John Holyoke July 7, 2020July 9, 2020 Vandals threaten endangered species of birds in Old Orchard Beach and Saco by Nick Sambides Jr. Andover man shatters 62-year-old state record reeling in 39-pound lake trout by John Holyoke Maine requiring ATVs to be registered again by The Associated Press Watch these seals prey on a swirling mass of pogies by Nick Sambides Jr. FISHING Impromptu fishing trip is cathartic, but serves as a reminder about the need for preparation by Pete Warner April 20, 2020June 16, 2020 Amid virus outbreak, state opens fishing season early to encourage Mainers to get outside How a weekend fishing trip turned into an ice wedding on Moosehead Lake Monson angler lands Moosehead brookie just shy of 7 pounds HUNTING Maine hunters can apply for 2020 deer permits online by The Associated Press July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 Watch the 2020 Maine moose permit lottery Here’s what’s different about this year’s ‘virtual’ moose permit lottery 7-year-old’s first turkey was important for him and wildlife officials, too MORE FROM ACT OUT WITH AISLINN SARNACKI With annual clean-ups canceled, this group recruited boaters to keep Maine islands clean this summer by Aislinn Sarnacki July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 How to poop in the woods by Aislinn Sarnacki July 10, 2020July 9, 2020 Eagle Lake in Acadia offers a scenic paddle in crystal clear water by Aislinn Sarnacki July 9, 2020July 9, 2020 Paul Doiron shines in 11th Mike Bowditch mystery, ‘One Last Lie’ This year — as the 11th Bowditch tale, “One Last Lie,” is set for release on June 30 — things are a lot different. Popular West Branch rapids inaccessible to rafters after rockslide The company announced this week that it is working on a long-term plan that should provide a new trail that would open in 2021. Maine Warden Service honors two with top awards Warden Joey Lefebvre was selected as this year’s warden of the year. The Maine outdoors can provide respite from pandemic worries There are special places out there where life can seem just like it always has, believe it or not. All you have to do is head into the woods. Pandemic, dry weather contributing to nuisance bear calls The complaints didn’t come as a complete surprise. Campfire safety key as wildfire numbers approach 10-year high And it’s still June, with typically warm and dry months ahead. That discarded fishing line could prove deadly for Maine’s ducks Fishing line is often discarded near popular fishing spots. The results can be devastating for birds that come into contact with it. Fish are thriving in the Penobscot as shad returns shatter record The river is teeming with fish returning from the ocean. One sad duck serves as a reminder to discard fishing tackle properly Here’s hoping that we anglers can be a little more careful when we hit the water. Thousands of these ugly sea creatures have returned to the Penobscot, and that’s a good thing On a list of cuddly or lovable creatures, the sea lamprey likely ranks just about at the bottom for most people. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.