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Biologist expects bears to start hitting bait sites soon

Back in 2005, as many of the bear hunters at Tylor Kelly’s Camps in Allagash opted to stay dry, a lone truckload of men — including me — dutifully headed to their stands, hoping for the weather to break. There was a method to our madness (or, at least, we rationalized our decision that way): […]

Allagash ‘expose’ gives poachers too much slack

On Sunday, the Maine Sunday Telegram published a long, seemingly in-depth series of stories that, according to the paper, documents a “controversial sting” operation that took the Maine Warden Service two years to complete, and which, writer Colin Woodard asserts, resulted in “surprisingly scant results.” The target of that sting was a group of Allagash […]

Limited edition Allagash prints available

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and AWW superintendent Matthew LaRoche says those who appreciate the region have the opportunity to get their hands on a piece of art that’s part of that celebration. Just 500 prints of an Allagash painting by artist Mark McCollough are being sold; if you’re […]

Ever see a beaver and a lynx hanging out together? Now you have

Over the past few weeks readers have shared their photos of one of the state’s coolest critters, the Canada lynx. But the shot reader Brian Donaghy of Unity sent along may just take the cake. Here’s what Donaghy had to say: “I’d like to submit a nice lynx photo that I pulled from some video […]

Ice angler alert: Allagash winter camping registration set for Saturday

Avid ice anglers hoping to score a coveted Allagash Wilderness Waterway winter camping pass will have to act fast on Saturday, Dec. 14, when registration opens. A total of 48 sites at Chamberlain Bridge and Kellogg Brook are available, but Matthew LaRoche, superintendent of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, expects most sites will be rented out […]