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Considering ways to tout trout

FARMINGTON – Representatives from a state agency are meeting with Maine guides, sporting camp owners and other outdoor enthusiasts to discuss a plan to highlight one of the state’s finest recreational resources. Brook…

Snowmobile club grant deadline Dec. 31

AUGUSTA – Local snowmobile clubs are reminded that the deadline for applying for the Snowmobile Club Grant Program and the Capital Equipment Grant Program is fast approaching. Applications for both grants are due…

Foster Tech’s forestry students rewarded

Foster Regional Applied Technology Center’s Forestry class was recently treated to a visit from the Amicus group, which serves adults with severe disabilities. The forestry students demonstrated their skills by felling a…

Skunked Again: Late season hunting

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories on the final days of regular firearm season. As I approached the small stand of firs that rested on top of…

Skunked Again: Late season hunting

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the final days of regular firearm season. The last week of hunting white-tailed deer in Maine came to an end…

Skunked Again: The patience of deer-hunting

FARMINGTON – Recently while out in the Maine woods, I reminisced about a particularly fun hunting trip that I took part in last season.  It was around this time of the year,…

Salmon recovery program presented Nov. 12

FARMINGTON – One hundred fifty years ago Atlantic salmon teemed in our rivers and streams and were the basis of a thriving commercial fishery. In 1880, 10,000 Atlantic salmon were unloaded on…