Everybody’s got a fish story, and we want to hear yours We’d love to share your success stories — or tales of woe — with our readers. by John Holyoke August 6, 2020August 6, 2020 This 100-mile Penobscot River paddling trail will soon have a network of campsites by John Holyoke August 6, 2020August 6, 2020 New regulations could protect Moosehead Lake’s shore-spawning brookies by Contributed August 5, 2020August 5, 2020 Meet the Maine man who has caught 5,000 togue from the same pond by John Holyoke August 4, 2020August 4, 2020 Acadia National Park to launch registration program to ease traffic by Nick Sambides Jr. Trump signs conservation bill addressing maintenance backlog at parks including Acadia by The Associated Press Maine’s fatal shark attack prompts some thoughts about safety by John Holyoke What we know about great white sharks and their habits by Julia Bayly FISHING Biologists haul monster 25-pound togue out of Aroostook County lake by John Holyoke July 29, 2020July 29, 2020 You don’t need a boat to enjoy saltwater fishing in Maine 3 teens catch massive 700-pound tuna after 7-hour ocean battle off Maine coast These are the most common fishing injuries — and what to do about them HUNTING A Maine bear hunt might be just what you need this summer, whether you’re a hunter or not by John Holyoke July 22, 2020July 22, 2020 Biologists propose all-time record 109,890 any-deer permits 7-year-old’s first turkey was important for him and wildlife officials, too Dressing like trees and making odd sounds made opening day fun, even without turkeys MORE FROM ACT OUT WITH AISLINN SARNACKI These mountain bike trails take you through a beautiful forest in Katahdin’s shadow by Aislinn Sarnacki August 7, 2020August 7, 2020 Why this crow species was just struck from the North American bird list by Bob Duchesne August 6, 2020August 6, 2020 From moose to loons, the Katahdin region offers a bevy of wildlife sightings by Aislinn Sarnacki August 4, 2020August 4, 2020 Hunters have 3 more weeks to apply for a Maine any-deer permit Applications to participate in the lottery for a permit are due by Aug. 17. Don’t go fishing without these 5 must-have flies These five flies should give you a good chance of catching fish in nearly all conditions you’ll find in Maine. How to cast with a fly rod Let’s answer a question that occurs to all beginning fly fishers: How do I make this fly rod work? State says number of wildfires has soared in Maine in 2020 Forest rangers said they have responded to nearly 800 fires, representing close to 900 acres, throughout Maine so far in 2020. Great American Outdoors Act a bill worth celebrating The bill, co-sponsored by Maine’s senators, Angus King and Susan Collins, will support public lands across the country by providing full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. How to rig up your fly rod Save yourself time and frustration with these pointers. Dancing bear caught on video surprises amateur photographer If bears could dance, the results would probably look just like the images Colin Chase captured on his trail camera. If you miss the theater, try backyard birdwatching instead Ever since we’ve been staying at home more, this column has accidentally veered off onto a recurrent theme: Nature as theater. Mosquitoes plentiful in Maine, where state urges precautions Health officials are urging Mainers to use repellent and take extra care at dusk and dawn. Chipmunks, fattened up on acorns, are driving people nuts People needn’t get too alarmed over an overpopulation. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.