Tag Archives: brook trout

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 […]

Moosehead fisheries efforts paying dividends

Tim Obrey and his fisheries colleagues in the Moosehead Lake region have spent the past several years addressing a problem with no easy solution. There were too many lake trout, or togue, for the forage base that existed in the state’s largest lake. As a result, Obrey, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s regional […]

Long Lake derby produces nice fish

In yesterday’s Out There blog, I shared the results of the fifth annual Moosehead Lake Togue Derby. Today, it’s time to turn our sights a little bit farther north, and recognize the winners of the seventh Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby. First, a bit of clarification: Although officially named after the lake where some of […]

Greenville angler tells his big trout tale

Earlier this week I received an email that I knew readers would find interesting: In it, Bob Hamer, executive director of the Moosehead Lake Region Chamber of Commerce, shared photos of an angler with a pretty hefty brook trout. Many readers like photos of big fish. Many of those same readers like to see photos […]