Feb 19 2014 05:48 AM | Kevin McKay in Reviews
Recently, at a fly fishing show, while walking around, a booth caught my eye. It was simple but unique, almost old school. There was old an old reel, a bamboo fly rod and an old sewing machine with these canvas wallets and bags in front of it. As I ap...
|Stream/River||Date : Time||Flow|
|Penobscot Lower W BR, MCKAY STN, Ripogenus Dam*||03-07 01:48||1756|
|Allagash River near Allagash||03-07 01:00||Ice|
|Fish River near Fort Kent||03-07 01:45||Ice|
|St. John R below Fish R @ Ft Kent||03-07 01:30||Ice|
|Grand Lake Stream||03-07 01:00||860|
|Dennys River at Dennysville||09-30 23:45||1010|
|Narraguagus River at Cherryfield||03-07 01:00||Ice|
|E Branch Penobscot R at Grindstone||03-07 01:30||Ice|
|Piscataquis R near Dover-Foxcroft||03-07 01:30||Ice|
|Penobscot River at West Enfield||03-07 01:30||Ice|
|Kennebec River @ The Forks||03-07 01:15||Ice|
|Kennebec River at Bingham||03-07 01:15||2630|
|Androscoggin R at Errol, NH||03-07 01:15||2670|
|Androscoggin R near Gorham, NH||03-07 01:15||Ice|
|Wild River at Gilead||03-07 00:45||Ice|
|Mousam R at Rte 4 near Sanford||03-07 00:45||Ice|
|Mousam R near West Kennebunk||03-07 00:45||101|
|Salmon River, NY at Lighthouse Hill*||03-07 00:01||285|
|Low or Poor Water Conditions|
|Good Fishing Water Conditions|
|High Water Fishing Conditions|
|Unknown fishing conditions|
| Streamflow information at this site is provided from data from USGS sites and Dam operators. Maineflyfish.com does not guarantee that this data is accurate or is the latest readings. As always, approach running water with caution. Latest Info:|
USGS website | Dam Ops Flow Hotline [1-800-557-3569]
* Provided by Waterline
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Posted: May 11 2013 09:17 AM
“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 my favorite hat because it was free for filling out a credit card application) (apparently, if you list your income as $0.00, you need... Read More...
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Posted: Apr 03 2013 04:37 AM
By Ralph Cutterhttp://www.flyline.comThere is no insect more important to the Western stillwater angler than the Callibaetis. None.In some waters, damselflies provide explosive angling for unusually large trout, and on other waters fish wouldn’t survive but for the presence of midges; but taken as a whole, no bug dominates more waters than the Callibaetis mayfly.Callibaetis (pronounced... Read More...
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Posted: Apr 24 2013 01:57 PM
By: COUNTRY HAVEN MIRAMICHI
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Posted: Feb 27 2014 05:48 AM
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