Outdoors in Maine

V. Paul Reynolds is editor of the “Northwoods Sporting Journal.” He is also a Maine guide and host of a weekly radio program — “Maine Outdoors” — heard Sundays at 7 p.m. on “The Voice of Maine News – Talk Network.” He has authored three books; online purchase information is available at www.maineoutdoorpublications.com.

Outdoors in Maine: Bidding a fond farewell to the "Boy" Scouts

In the twilight of my life, the Boys Scouts of America — its teachings, its values, and the fun of it all — still evoke a...

Outdoors in Maine: Second Amendment remains necessary

If you have followed national issues at all, you may have learned somewhere along the way that even the hallowed U.S. Supreme Court Justices...

Outdoors in Maine: Veazie Salmon Club arises from near extinction

In the 1980s and early 1990s, in May and June, you could catch a fresh run of Atlantic salmon on the Penobscot River. And...

Outdoors in Maine: UMaine-Orono a wellspring of promise

The New England Outdoor Writers Association (NEOWA) is a large group of outdoor writers and photographers that promotes wildlife conservation and professionalism in outdoor...

Wheaton named 'Legendary Maine Guide'

In 2009, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, in conjunction with the Maine Professional Guide’s Association ( MPGA), did a wonderful thing....

Outdoors in Maine: Something about that boat life

The sun-drenched Florida Keys, with its cobalt skies, swaying palm fronds and gliding pelicans got under my skin more than 40 years ago. As...

Outdoors in Maine: Arctic charr restored to Reed Pond

The American Fisheries Society recently presented the fisheries division of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife with a national award for cutting edge...

Maine's annual moose lottery is now open

The 2018 Maine Moose Lottery application process is officially open to Maine residents and non-residents alike. No longer are mailed applications acceptable. Applications must...

Outdoors in Maine: Big fish being caught at lakes throughout state

Most sport fishermen, if they have some years on them, develop a sixth sense about how big a fish is when it is on...

Outdoors in Maine: Patrolling the 'Hump' for tuna

At the T-dock, where Diane and I winter over on a houseboat in the Florida Keys, the word was spreading fast. The black fin...