Category Archives: Maine Woods

Forest Director speaks out on forest harvesting and recreation issues


Doug Denico is a long-time friend of mine. You need to know that before proceeding to read this outdoor news column. Doug, the Director of the Bureau of Forestry at Maine’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry, has been under fire lately, mostly because of Governor Paul LePage’s decision to hold up funding for Land […]

Battle of the St. Croix Not Settled Yet

  The Maine Legislature is about to RUIN some of the BEST fishing found in the North East. The Entire St. Croix River Basin is at Risk! This huge black-highlighted text was at the top of a half-page newspaper headline in my Kennebec Journal on April 18, sponsored by the Grand Lake Stream Guide Association. […]

Never on Sunday for Maine Hunters

Question: What is allowed in 46 other states, but never in Maine? Answer: Hunting on Sunday. Thirty nine states allow it in all hunting seasons, another 7 allow it in some seasons and circumstances, and only four, including Maine, prohibit Sunday hunting in all seasons. Never on Sunday   We’ll never hunt on Sundays in […]