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Freshwater Features

Big Storm Coming: Head for the Marsh

When Maine’s hurricane hole anchorages fill up, a salt marsh can provide respite from the storm.

Saving a Boatyard and the Working Waterfront

Nonprofit converts Lowell Bros. yard into working waterfront incubator.

Handmade Graphite Rods Inspired by Maine’s Waterways

Maine Fly Company’s hand-made rods are inspired by Maine rivers.

Beaver Magic

No longer viewed as pests, beavers have earned a reputation as Mother Nature’s wetland engineers.

Allagash Adventure

A wilderness trip of paddling, fishing, camping, and friendship.

The Race to Save Maine’s Wild Atlantic Salmon

Preservation efforts include dam removal and planting fertilized eggs.

Museum Tells the Story of Western Maine

Rangeley’s Outdoor Heritage Museum: Preserving Western Maine’s Sporting History.

Experiencing the North Woods and Finding New Love

Hiking, canoeing, fishing: an appreciation for all Maine’s North Woods has to offer

Boating Simplified: A Sailor takes to Canoes

A long-time sailor discovers the hassle-free joy of canoeing.

Tracking the Health of Acadia’s Lakes

Protecting the water supplies in Acadia.

Fly Reel Makers of Maine

Maine’s storied history of fishing tackle includes men who designed and built early salmon reels.

A Maine Tradition

Trolling for salmon is an art in relaxation. A seasoned angler has some good tips.

Bend in the River

A trip to Ireland, fly fishing, and memories.

Michael Vermette

Michael Vermette has become one of Maine’s foremost plein air painters. His most recent subject was the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.

A Little Lake Cottage with Vintage Charm

Renovation of a small camp on Megunticook Lake retains its period charm.