Tag Archives: Aroostook County

Big fish landed at Long Lake derby

With a record number of registered anglers participating in the 9th annual Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby over the weekend, the chances of being one of the lucky few who cashed in on the $12,500 prize pool weren’t too good. Three fishermen didn’t worry about those long odds, as each placed among the top three […]

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 […]

St. David fisherman hauls in huge lake trout

Fish tales — the spicy, too-good-to-be-true kind — start innocently. One person hears one thing at their local bait shop. They pass the information along to their butcher. The butcher tells his wife, who tells her co-worker. A few facts are mixed up along the way. And before long, a guppy becomes a salmon, the […]