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On the Wrong Side of the River

Carroll Ware, Master Maine Guide, Legendary Maine Guide and co-owner of Fins and Furs Adventures, is like so many guides a storyteller as well as a seasoned angler, hunter, and outdoorsman. This is his first book and in it he relives some of the unforgettable characters and memorable adventures that were an integral part of … Continued

Favorite Flies for Maine

Maine offers some of the most diverse fly fishing opportunities in the nation.  You can paddle, row, or float tube a remote pond in search of wild native brook trout, wade large rivers for trophy trout and salmon, fly fish small streams for wild brook trout, troll large lakes for salmon and lake, or cast … Continued

More Than Wolverine

Jeremiah Wood, who writes a monthly column about outdoor books for the Northwoods Sporting Journal, has released a new book: “More Than Wolverine.”  Deep in the Alaska wilderness, many miles from roads, villages, and even the nearest neighbor, a few hardy individuals still eke out a living in small isolated cabins. They navigate waterways and … Continued

River Flowers

River Flowers J ust released, RIVER FLOWERS is Bob Romano’s collection of stories, many of which are set throughout the vast North Woods that stretches through northern Maine and New Hampshire, with a few detours along the way. The book’s 217 pages contain a number of watercolors painted by the author’s daughter, accomplished artist—Emily Rose Romano. … Continued

Written On Water

Written on Water Characters and Mysteries from Maine’s Back of Beyond By Randy Spencer Fishing guide and award-winning author Randy Spencer weaves a spell with quirky, colorful residents, fish-out-of-water tourists, native traditions, and a large helping of absolute wonder. Written On Water is an extraordinary collection of tales about the part of Maine that truly is, … Continued

Written On Water

  Written on Water by Downeast Maine guide Randy Spencer is an extraordinary collection of tales about Grand Lake Stream, a part of Maine that truly is, as those who reside there call it, “back of the beyond.” Teeming with drama, mysteries, and laugh-out-loud moments about eccentric and lovable individuals, these nostalgic oral histories share … Continued


  Squaretail by Bob Mallard   The most complete book about brook trout in a generation.  Biology, history, lore, modern culture, tackle, technique, angling records, where-to (native waters, nonnative waters, public lands, life forms, water types, other), status, threats, conservation, and resource listings.  Over 225 pages and 200 full-color photographs, art, and maps.  Lots of … Continued

A Maine Angler’s Logbook

Like his popular hunting book, Maine Deer Hunter’s Logbook, the veteran outdoor writer and lifelong angler recounts tips, tales and tactics gathered from his years on the waters of Maine, New England, Labrador, Newfoundland, Alaska and the West. Send a check for $17.95, plus $2.00 for postage to: Maine Outdoor Publications, Maine Outdoor Publications, 51 … Continued

Behind the Cast

Behind the Cast, by Dale Wheaton True tales from a lifetime guiding anglers on the waters of eastern Maine. A fun read, a wonderful gift. And now available to all of you! “Storyteller and guide Dale Wheaton catapults Downeast outdoor humor to a whole new level…If there ever truly was a must-have book for an … Continued

The Great Maine Moose Hunt

“The Great Maine Moose Hunt” by Roger Lambert celebrates 40 years of Maine Moose Hunting. The book’s aim is to give a true representation of the “phenomenon” on the woods and waters of Maine that is the Great Maine Moose Hunt. Roger Lambert, a Master Maine Guide and his friend James Cote, conspired to coordinate … Continued

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