Tag Archives: Penobscot Fly Fishers

Penobscot Fly Fishers taking signups for trolling streamer fly class

Rob Dunnett of the Penobscot Fly Fishers will lead a class on tying trolling streamer flies on April 3. (Photo courtesy of Penobscot Fly Fishers).

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 […]

Brewer’s Cabin Fever Reliever outdoor show set for this weekend

Four-year-old Swaroop Handral of Brewer waits as instructor Dan Long (left) explains to him how to hold a recurve bow during the Cabin Fever Reliever back in 2008. (BDN file photo)

The best little outdoor expo in these parts will return to Brewer this weekend, as the Penobscot Fly Fishers gear up for their annual Cabin Fever Reliever. Mike Hegarty, who is serving as the show chairman, said club members are eager to welcome attendees to the family-friendly event. “The big picture is [we’re] trying to […]

Outdoor tidbits: Young writers win awards, canoe season approaches, and it’s still too cold out

Is it spring yet? No, I didn’t think so. And while I’m not typically one to gripe about the weather, I’ll admit this winter-that-won’t-end is beginning to get me down. So while we’re busy hunkering down as another snowstorm approaches, let’s clear the decks of a few interesting news items … and a few observations. […]

Learn to tie trolling streamer flies in Brewer

If you like to tie flies and you’ve been looking to add some new skills to your repertoire, the Penobscot Fly Fishers have just the class for you. The club will host a trolling streamer fly class on April 7 at the Penobscot County Conservation Association clubhouse on North Main Street in Brewer. The daylong […]

Come visit BDN Outdoors at the Cabin Fever Reliever

Most years, the Cabin Fever Reliever outdoor show delivers as advertised: It provides a bit of respite after a long Maine winter. This year, after the Winter That Wasn’t (at least, thus far), we may not need as much relief from the elements. Still, there will be plenty to see and plenty to do at […]

Outdoor shows fast approaching

On a day when overnight temps dropped to 20-below in some sections of the state, it seems appropriate to shake off the chill and start thinking warm thoughts. In these parts, nothing says “warm (er) weather” like an outdoor show. After a long Maine winter, the expos serve as a harbinger of spring, or, at […]

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 … […]