Trouting the Beaverkill

Fishing Small Runs By Dave Wilson Along the far bank is a ledge of New York granite that runs the length of the pool. At first and last light the darkened granite looks like the silhouette of a prehistoric bear standing up to his belly in the stream, fishing. The branches of a Douglas fur … Continued

Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon

  At long last, revived from the fishing book archives, THE authoritative book on New England streamer flies – how to tie them and how to use them. Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon by Dick Stewart and Bob Leeman. This book was first published in 1982 and again in 1992. The book comprises 125 … Continued

Trophy Buck Hunters: The Common Thread

  Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook By V. Paul Reynolds There are deer hunters and, then, there are buck hunters. Which are you? Of course, you say, we are all buck hunters, one way or another. Any Maine deer hunter who does not have a doe tag is a buck hunter, right? True, but there are … Continued

Too Many Does?

  Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook By Randy Spencer So, deer biologists, can you show us at least, the evidence that the population of does is not overbalancing the population of males? On the upside, I got to hunt almost every day of the season. That means I was out there in all sorts of conditions: … Continued

Hillary: The Horse with Attitude

Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook By V. Paul Reynolds Half way down the mountain a creek crosses the road. Approaching the creek, I could tell that the dirt-covered ice was making this horse skittish. At the creek’s edge, Hillary put on the brakes. Not until I took some lessons in riding and horse handling from Nichole … Continued

A Spring Canoe Fishing Trip on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway

By Matt LaRoche A spring canoe trip on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) is an exciting way to start the open water fishing season. Combining fishing and canoeing goes together like cooking bacon and eggs for breakfast. The smelt runs start soon after ice out on the waterway headwater lakes. Brook trout and togue follow … Continued

Fishing Small Runs

  By Al Raychard I grew up in a time when much of southern Maine seemed a lot less crowded, when you knew your neighbors and a kid could walk to his friend’s house a mile or so down the road and home again in time for supper without fear or mothers worrying about a … Continued

Libby Camps Open for Business

By Ben Rioux Libby Camps has been around since 1890, and during those 130 years we’ve endured our fair share of hardships from pandemics to depressions to world wars and everything in between.  Regardless, it goes without saying that Covid-19 and recent events weigh heavy on our lodge, guides, and guests.  We look forward every … Continued

Hunting Big Woods Bucks

Hunting Big Woods Bucks 2nd Edition by Hal Blood Combined 1st & 2nd Books. This book is a revised and an updated version of the author’s first two books: Hunting Big Woods Bucks and Big Woods Bucks Volume II. In this newest edition, Hal combines both books into one easy-to-read and understand version, with highlights and new … Continued

Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook

  By V. Paul Reynolds For the diehard deer hunter: A 181 page authentic Maine hunting book, loaded with photos. A keepsake edition written by veteran hunter and Northwoods Sporting Journal editor V. Paul Reynolds, “A Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook” has been a popular book with readers of the Northwoods Sporting Journal and continues to … Continued

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