Tag Archives: fly tying

Penobscot Fly Fishers taking signups for trolling streamer fly class

If you’re an avid fly tier and you’re looking for an enjoyable way to spend a day with like-minded individuals, the Penobscot Fly Fishers are planning an event that’s right up your alley. On Sunday, April 3, the PFF will stage a class focusing on tying trolling streamer flies at the Penobscot County Conservation Association […]

Bobcat story leads to interesting poll

On Thursday, I had the opportunity to write a news story that us ink-stained wretches dream about. As “mistaken identity” tales go, it was a true whopper. The story was off-beat and unexpected. In fact, I’d never heard of anything like it. If you’re the one person in Maine who hasn’t heard the story yet, […]

Holden fly shop and learning center opens

For years, Don Corey has hosted regular fly tying and rod-building sessions at his Holden home. Friends and members of the club he belongs to — the Penobscot Fly Fishers — showed up, greeted Corey’s wife, Diane, and tromped down into the basement, where they’d spend a couple of hours learning new skills and … […]

UM student plans statewide, season-long ice fishing derby

It’s December, we seem to have finally shaken off the unseasonably warm weather (for a day or two, at least), and winter is nearly upon us. So, I suppose, it’s time to start looking forward to those days when your favorite lake or pond is covered with ice. To those days when it’s so cold, […]