Category Archives: Fishing

Portage Lake stocking proposal is denied

A contentious proposal to stock hatchery fish in Portage Lake in Aroostook County has been denied. While the proposal came from a DIFW Regional Fisheries biologist, with support from most of the agency’s other fisheries biologists, it was sharply criticized by a few biologists. Perhaps the most significant criticism came from Merry Gallagher, the department’s […]

Legislature tackles moose permit and comprehensive license issues

The legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee will work on three pieces of legislation on January 4. The work session starts at 1 PM in room 206 of the Cross Building. LD 768, An Act to Establish Comprehensive Hunting and Hunting/Fishing Licenses, was sponsored by Representative Gary Hilliard at my request. At the end of […]

These books would be great Christmas gifts

In addition to writing a variety of regular columns for Maine newspapers, websites, and newsletters, I’ve written four books. They would make great Christmas gifts. A Life Lived Outdoors A Life Lived Outdoors, was published by Islandport Press in 2014. Most of the columns and stories in the book were written for the editorial pages […]