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June 14 Fishing Report -The hits just keep on coming

Posted by Maine Guide Fly Shop in Fishing Reports, 14 June 2015 · 346 views

June 14 Fishing Report -The hits just keep on coming Mayflies have now been hatching for over a week on the rivers dominated by Hendrickson and Red Quill hatches. They have just about run their course though. Afternoon hatches are producing fewer bugs with less prolific lighter color mayflies now showing. There will still be some Light Cahill and March Browns around but that game will soon end.
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A.L. Poland Hats

Posted by A.L.Poland in A.L.Poland Studios, 12 June 2015 · 294 views

A.L. Poland Hats For fun did a limited run of hats featuring some of my art!  These are snapback and really comfortable.  100% acrylic so they don't sweat stain like cotton.  $15 plus S/H.  
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Welcome to the Tenkara Blog!

Posted by dpierce in Tenkara in Maine, 15 May 2015 · 428 views

Welcome to the Tenkara Blog! Glad you found the Tenkara blog, my name is Dan Pierce and I live in central Maine with my wife, son, and yellow lab.  Everyone says no matter where you grow up in Maine you get exposed to the water early on wether it is the ocean on the coast, the lakes inland, or the streams in western and northern Maine.  For me it was no different, being r...


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Penobscot River Update

Posted by Kevin McKay in Maine Fishing News and Conservation Efforts, 08 July 2014 · 762 views

Greeting,
 
It has been a long time since the last Veazie update was emailed.  A lot has happened since then, most notably the Veazie Dam is gone and Atlantic salmon trap operations have been occurring at the new fish lift at the Milford Dam as well as the new fish lift at the Orono Dam.  As of Yesterday, we have documented 66 Atlantic salm...

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The General

Posted by Stick in Stick Around, 11 May 2013 · 2719 views

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“The General”    
So, an older gentleman (Bill) comes into my workshop one day asking about having some furniture repair done and notices the small collection of vintage fly rods on the wall and my “L.L. Bean Fly Fishing” hat (it’s...

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My First Time

Posted by Kevin McKay in Some Where Between Bass and Trout, 18 November 2012 · 2654 views

My First Time My First Time
By Kevin McKay
edited by Jennifer Bowman-McKay

My first time is something I will never forget. I was in my 20's and this was totally new to me. I wanted to try it and wanted it bad. I know it was late in life for my first experience but it is just how it worked out. It was early on a dark and cold April morning. I...

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Rolling On Salmon: Take 2 - The Penobscot River

Posted by GGP Films in Rolling On Salmon, 16 November 2011 · 3319 views
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Gray Ghost Productions Blog: Rolling On Salmon Take 2 - The Penobscot River

Salmo salar. Arguably translated as “the leaper,” this Latin term describes a fish whose attempts at doing what it is genetically pre-programmed to do are nothing short of amazing. History has proven that if you give this fish an opportunity to succeed, it...

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A Little Western Montana Gem

Posted by wj35 in Riffle Hitch Ramblings, 30 July 2010 · 2028 views

Here are a few pics from my trip to a little tributary of the Clark Fork. The smaller fish were taking big foam bugs, while the big boys were hunkered down on bottom because of the bright sunlight. Nothing a little tungsten bead soft-hackle couldn't cure though! The size of some of these trout surprised me because this creek is only 20 feet wide in...

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Montana Report

Posted by Tom in A Sporting Chance, 27 May 2010 · 2407 views

Recent rains caused the latest Smith River trip to get cancelled. As part of 'PLAN B' we did a two day float down another river. I was lucky enough to get invited to fun float with my friend John along on the trip. The water was high and cloudy, but on the drop and clearing. This river doesn't have a ton of fish, but a reputation for big...



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