Monthly Archives: March 2013

Old Town Canoe’s dealer-hosted sale set for April 5-7

There’s still snow on the ground and ice fishermen are still out there on frozen lakes and ponds, but this morning, I’ve got some good news. First, the sun is shining … at least, for now. Second, Old Town Canoe is revving up for their annual factory “blem” sale. And if you’ve lived through a […]

Beginning fly fishers invited to April event

Yesterday I told you about a great ¬†fly-tying class that the Penobscot Fly Fishers will offer on April 7. Today, I’m happy to report that the club will hold stage another event later that month that may be just what your fledgling fly fisher is looking for. Called “Fly Fishing 101,” the April 28 class […]

Learn to tie trolling streamer flies in Brewer

If you like to tie flies and you’ve been looking to add some new skills to your repertoire, the Penobscot Fly Fishers have just the class for you. The club will host a trolling streamer fly class on April 7 at the Penobscot County Conservation Association clubhouse on North Main Street in Brewer. The daylong […]

L.L. Bean Spring Fishing Weekend on tap

A lot of anglers don’t need much of an excuse to get together and talk about fishing. But here’s a really good reason to start thinking about hitting the water: Lefty Kreh. And another: Steve Rajeff. And a third: Kelly Galloup. All three will be “special celebrity guests” at L.L. Bean’s 23rd annual Spring Fishing […]

Ashland 18-year-old hauls in 28.5-pound muskellunge

Dave Porter says it used to be a little bit tough to convince his wife to rise early and head out fishing. “She usually is an early riser, but not that early,” the Ashland man said with a chuckle. Especially when Porter is planning on heading deep into the woods, like he did two weeks […]

Bass angler Carter to appear at BDN’s show booth

A couple weeks back, as the crew from BDN Maine Outdoors chatted with folks at the annual Cabin Fever Reliever outdoor show in Brewer, one of the top questions we we received was a new one to us: “How’s Jonathan Carter doing?” Carter, you may recall, is the 30-year-old teacher who grew up in Orrington […]