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Autumn at Weatherby’s

Fall Fishing is Almost Here! Late summer smallmouth fishing is here at Weatherby's in Maine. Cool nights, warm days, a shore dinner and lots of big fish tugging on your lines. That is what you can expect if you come visit this month. The St. Croix River, Big Lake, Spednic Lake, Baskahegan Lake, Grand Falls

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Maine Fish Fry

Maine Fish Fry Recipes and Secrets from Weatherby's The key to any successful fish fry is first, catch the fish.  Of course not just any fish, as some are better than others.  I have cooked for my clients over the years numerous species including salmon, trout, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, blue gills, yellow perch, white

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RakeFest 2016

Rakefest 2016 For the past 10 years or so we have hosted an invitational event dubbed "Rakefest." "What is Rakefest?" you might ask. Good question. Rakefest in an opportunity first and foremost to go fishing early season in Grand Lake Stream, Maine with a great group of people with similar interests. If you choose to

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Top 10 Dry Flies for Grand Lake Stream

Top 10 Dry Flies Grand Lake Stream, Maine Of course timing is critical when fishing dry flies – both season and time of day.  Variations in patterns are good to try – Klinkhammer, parachute, spinner, emerger or traditional upright.  Size also varies depending of the season, but generally a 16 or 14 will work.

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Top 10 Nymphs for Grand Lake Stream

Top 10 Nymphs Grand Lake Stream, Maine Dead drift, dead drift, dead drift.  Did I say dead drift?   Critical technique when nymphing anywhere, but especially on Grand Lake Stream in Maine.  I prefer short upstream cast, floating lines with no strike indicator, however an indicator can be useful for novice nymphers.  You may fish single

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Maine Magazine – October 2015

Maine Magazine - October 2015 Weatherby's Weekend By SANDY LANG - One thing to know about Grand Lake Stream, the men are telling me after dinner, is that “a fair number of guys on the stream smoke cigars.” Several of us are sitting on the long porch at the sporting lodge Weatherby’s, which is set

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Eastern Fly Fishing – July-August 2013

Eastern Fly Fishing - July-August 2013 St Croix River, Maine By KING MONTGOMERY - The last time I finished Maine's St. Croix River above Woodland and below Grand Falls Dam, we launched at a ramp built by a local paper mill for public use. While my friend and guide Jeff McEvoy – owner of Weatherby's, the

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Condé Nast Traveler – 2008

Condé Nast Traveler - 2008 In Loon Latitudes It was raining hard as we drove north on interstate 95 out of Bangor. We were headed for Grand Lake Stream, Maine, a dot on the map surrounded by lakes – a town that holds a general store, a salmon hatchery, and a few lodges for anglers drawn

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