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: Seeds of recovery in Milo

Milo, like so many small, rural Maine towns, was once a robust, economically thriving community. Rewind back to the 1950s and even the late 1960s....

Outdoors in Maine: A boon in bear hunting is needed

If you are a hunter and have never hunted a Maine black bear, you might want to give it a try. Bears are as plentiful...

Outdoors in Maine: Book tells stories of legendary bush pilot

Maine's rich and colorful outdoor heritage has over the years produced a parade of prominent and not-so-prominent personalities, all who helped shape and imprint...

Outdoors in Maine: Bogs demand hunters' utmost respect

For me, Maine bogs have always held an allure. It may be the deer hunter in me. The buck of my dreams is always seen...

Outdoors in Maine: Section of Penobscot River is one of the best whitewater trips...

A long-lost former acquaintance of mine, who took far too many chances as a young man, once mused: “If it ain’t scary, it ain’t...

Outdoors in Maine: Trying to get a handle on state's moose population

Maine’s newly released 10-year Big Game Management Plan clearly claims that, when it comes to managing our biggest and most popular big game animal,...

Outdoors in Maine: Pact aims to boost Atlantic salmon numbers

Not a lot of Atlantic salmon have danced off the end of my Sage 9-weight fly rod over the years, but just enough to...

Outdoors in Maine: The debate is still out on alewife runs

Smelt-runs up lake tributaries are always a sight to see. Some are better than others. The first one you ever see — with thousands of...

Outdoors in Maine: State has to control its excess of big game

In the realm of wildlife management, we have come a long way since the days of Aldo Leopold, the American father of enlightened wildlife...

Outdoors in Maine: Book offers insight into grouse hunting, the outdoors

Art Wheaton is the “perfect storm” kind of guy to write a classy, keepsake book about hunting the king of game birds. For a...