Great chance to get rid of lead sinkers

Here’s a great chance to get rid of your lead sinkers and jigs. Maine Audubon and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are working with select retailers to provide $10 store vouchers to anglers who turn in at least one ounce of lead tackle at participating stores. Maine state law bans the use […]

Important info and discounts for Maine sporting camps

Here’s a great chance for you to help – and enjoy – one of our struggling Maine sporting camps. The Natural Resources Council of Maine has a great relationship with a group of our best sporting camps. Check out NRCM’s info about those camps, and take advantage of the discounts being offered here: https://www.nrcm.org/donate/membership/maine-sporting-camp-discounts/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=a4d23053-cd8f-4e1c-909d-1a15cd5c0fe5&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=536d4469-36ed-48af-bb4e-b15a13ccd781&eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=d3b85c77-cf67-4f7c-8c3b-a0bcc08802ae   […]

Bad News About Invasive Bluegills

DIFW Fisheries Biologist Wes Ashe recently reported on an illegal introduction of invasive Bluegills. Here’s some info from his report: Bluegill don’t belong in Maine waters, and despite their small size and unintimidating features, they are highly invasive. The next summer, biologists returned to the Sheepscot River to get a better handle on the distribution […]

Lots of bear stories

While I have seen bears all over Maine, my most amazing and entertaining encounters were at camp so those are the stories I’m going to tell today. Walking the perimeter road in Baxter Park, I often encountered bears. One time a bear walked out of the woods and into the road just 10 feet in […]

Battling wild critters in our home

When battles with wild critters move into the home, things can get ugly. And I’m not just talking about mice, although we’ve done battle with plenty of them. One winter I caught 38, an even dozen of them trapped in a kitchen drawer. And this doesn’t count the mice our cat killed. Often we would […]