Tag Archives: L.L. Bean

L.L. Bean’s Spring Fishing Weekend on tap

For the past 25 years, the folks at L.L. Bean have celebrated the imminent (although often delayed) change of seasons and warmer weather with their Spring Fishing Weekend. If you’re among those anglers who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of open water, do yourself a favor: Ignore the weather reports that call for even more […]

Red Sox players getting custom L.L. Bean boots, Bootmobile painted red for celebration

You gotta love L.L. Bean. The iconic Maine outdoor retailer had already embraced the Boston Red Sox — an L.L. Bean tarp covered the Fenway Park infield earlier this year, then was turned into limited edition Bean Boots — but the folks down in Freeport figured that a World Series title deserved a bit more […]

L.L. Bean Spring Fishing Weekend on tap

A lot of anglers don’t need much of an excuse to get together and talk about fishing. But here’s a really good reason to start thinking about hitting the water: Lefty Kreh. And another: Steve Rajeff. And a third: Kelly Galloup. All three will be “special celebrity guests” at L.L. Bean’s 23rd annual Spring Fishing […]

L.L. Bean gearing up for Spring Fishing Weekend

If you’re in the outdoor expo mood, you may consider taking a side trip to Freeport next weekend for an event that’s all about fishing. L.L. Bean will hold its 22nd annual Spring Fishing Weekend at the flagship store with activities planned from March 16-18. Among the highlights: Legendary fly caster and author Lefty Kreh […]

Reader says L.L. Bean handbook was worth its weight in … venison

In the weekend printed editions of the Bangor Daily News, I offered up some thoughts on “Hunting, Fishing and Camping,” a book written by Leon Leonwood Bean (better known to all of us as “L.L.”) and first published in 1941. As it marks its 100th anniversary, L.L. Bean (the company, not the man) has re-released […]