Tag Archives: Atlantic salmon

Piscataquis anglers cautioned to be on lookout for stocked Atlantic salmon smolts

Each year anglers flock to the Piscataquis River to take advantage of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s ambitious fish-stocking efforts near Guilford and Dover-Foxcroft. Anglers should be aware, however, that the DIF&W is not the only agency stocking fishing fish in the Piscataquis: The Maine Department of Marine Resources and the U.S. Fish […]

Warden protects salmon, warns anglers that Kenduskeag Stream is closed

If you’ve a mind to catch a glimpse of an Atlantic salmon, there’s a chance you could find one in Kenduskeag Stream. And if you choose to harass that fish, or try to catch it, there’s a very good chance that you’ll meet Jim Fahey. Fahey, a Maine Game Warden, called late last week with […]

2012 not a banner year for Penobscot salmon

Each spring, those with an interest in fisheries conservation and Atlantic salmon start paying particular attention to the Penobscot River and an activity that has taken place there every year since 1978: Salmon are trapped, examined, and often trucked to Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in East Orland. The results of those daily trips to […]

Penobscot salmon total hits 168, lampreys thriving

Mitch Simpson of the Department of Marine Resources’ Bureau of Sea-Run Fisheries and Habitat checked in on Wednesday with his weekly report on activity at the Veazie Dam fish trap on the Penobscot River. Of foremost concern to many, Atlantic salmon are still showing up in good numbers at the trap, which is staffed by […]