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: Blood trackers crucial to finding wounded animals

Most big game hunters are mindful of the fact that there is an ethic associated with the kind of shots taken in the harvesting...

Outdoors in Maine: 'Behind the Cast' provides funny view of fishing adventures

It seems like everybody is writing a book these days. And there is nothing wrong with that – especially if you like to read. Fact...

Outdoors in Maine: Struggling for clarity from new deer plans

Every 15 years the Maine fish and wildlife department commits itself to a big game management plan. The idea, as with any plan, is...

Outdoors in Maine: A breathtaking, jaw-dropping trip to Banff

Banff, that fabled alpine village in the midsection of the Canadian Rockies, has been on my wife Diane’s bucket list for many years. Flying...

Outdoors in Maine: The legend of unsung hero 'Uncle Tim'

Uncle Tim Pollard was a game warden’s game warden. At least that’s the impression you’ll get if you read a tattered, faded clipping of...

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...