Monthly Archives: April 2018

Looking for an ice-free pond? Here’s a list for you

Getting sick of the cold weather? Looking forward to putting your boat in the water and trolling your favorite lake in search of landlocked salmon or lake trout? Me, too. Luckily, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has made it simple to monitor the status of the state’s lakes, even if they’re far […]

Bangor man wins BDN’s annual drift boat trip contest

Back in 2003, the BDN’s marketing gurus were looking for a way to introduce their new outdoor columnist — me — to our readers. The tactic that seemed to make the most sense: Give away a great prize, and encourage folks to come to a BDN booth at the annual Eastern Maine Sportsman’s Show to […]