OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Gift ideas for sportsmen

By V. Paul Reynolds Sportsmen love their toys. Of course, they prefer to consider these toys as indispensable tools for the outdoors. Sometimes the best…

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Maine State Parks joining First Day Hikes Jan. 1

AUGUSTA — Five Maine state parks are taking part in National First Day Hikes. The annual event, in partnership with the National Association of America’s…

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Online registration points to best Maine deer hunting since 2002

AUGUSTA — With the regular firearms season for deer concluding Nov. 24, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s new online registration system showed…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Sagas of lost hunters

By V. Paul Reynolds There was a time during Maine’s November deer hunt when it was not uncommon for Maine Game Wardens to have three…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: UMaine is testing ticks

By V. Paul Reynolds Ten years ago, few outdoor folks in this neck of the woods gave ticks a second thought. Not so today. Most…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Emergency CWD regulations issued

By V. Paul Reynolds The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Oct. 11 announced the issuance of emergency rules to protect Maine’s deer and…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Deer camp holds precious memories

By V. Paul Reynolds It’s only one-five-letter word followed by an exclamation point, but most military air crewmen hope they never hear it or have…

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: Downeast land news is a big deal

By V. Paul Reynolds Back in May, an important press release apparently got upstaged by other events, or simply slipped beneath the radar. It was…

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Annual Youth Hunt Breakfast kicks off Youth Deer Day

OQUOSSOC — The Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association held its annual Youth Hunt Breakfast Oct. 20 at the organization’s clubhouse on Old Skiway Road.

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OUTDOORS IN MAINE by V. Paul Reynolds: The final season

By V. Paul Reynolds Sooner or later in our lives, most of us contemplate our own mortality. Those of us who really love the deer…

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