Category Archives: Fishing

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 […]

Two favorite Alaska fishing stories

  Forced to Fish Kodiak Island’s Karluc River for Five Extra Days   Kodiac Island, Alaska, is a sportsman’s dream. Years ago, when I got stranded there for five days at the mouth of the Karluc River earlier, some people didn’t believe me. Stranded in Alaska? Right! Traveling with Les Priest of Readfield, who organized […]