Category Archives: Fishing

Great column about the impact of CMP’s Corridor on our brook trout

Big Fight in the North Woods: CMP’s Proposed Powerline by Jeff Reardon If you haven’t heard about Central Maine Power’s proposed powerline, you must be living under a rock. The project is being debated with a blitz of roadside signs, TV and radio and internet ads, duelling Facebook pages, public forums, newspaper articles, letters to […]

Moosehead Memories

I have lots of great memories of Greenville and Moosehead Lake, where I started fishing when I was a kid. My dad had a friend who owned a camp just north of Greenville and we visited there several times and fished. My favorite times as a kid were at a camp owned by relatives at […]

Great fly fishing podcasts

Maine fishing guide Aaron Broaddus has started a very interesting series of podcasts about fly fishing. In his first podcast, Aaron tells us about his fishing history, from Rangeley to Montana, two of my very favorite places where I spent a lot of time fishing. His stories about guiding are good too, including the difficulty […]

A great and important book about our moving waters

Given all the time I’ve spent on brooks, streams, and rivers, I knew I would enjoy the book of water stories titled Ripple Effect, published by Maine Authors Publishing. Carol Bass did a fantastic job of selecting poems and columns, along with beautiful photographs and paintings, and quite a few Mainers are featured in the […]

Legislature debates deer baiting and biodegradable lures

The legislature’s Fish and Wildlife Committee worked yesterday on bills on deer baiting and biodegradable hooks and lures. The Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Department spent more than two hours briefing the committee on deer feeding issues and answering questions. I will report on that in more detail later. But essentially, the department asked for no […]