Tag Archives: Penobscot River Restoration Trust

Mussel men (and women) wanted for Penobscot relocation effort

The Penobscot River Restoration Trust marked another milestone last week when an earthen cofferdam at the Veazie Dam site was breached, allowing water to flow naturally. The expected result: The water level above the dam has dropped significantly. And that means that there’s plenty more work to be done … and the PRRT is looking […]

Great Works dam breached

Workers reached another milestone over the weekend as the Great Works Dam in Bradley was breached. The dam was among two that are going to be removed as part of the Penobscot River Restoration Project — a fish bypass will be built at a third — opening 1,000 miles of habitat to sea-run fish. That […]

Hermann reel, Thomas and Thomas fly rod up for grabs

Truth is, most of us are never going to own high-end fishing gear. A bamboo fly rod and a top-notch, handmade reel could set you back thousands of dollars, after all. Even if you were willing to write the check for those items, another dilemma lurks: Do you dare actually use your valuable gear while […]