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  1. Update on flies in Maine...My wife and I spent...

    Update on flies in Maine...My wife and I spent the past couple days at our remote camp....just about the same latitude as Millinocket but over on the border with Quebec.

    Mosquitoes are going full...
  2. I did the Fire Warden's/Horns Pond Loop on...

    I did the Fire Warden's/Horns Pond Loop on Bigelow a few days ago. Flies weren't too bad yet, but mosquitoes were thick down lower in the shade. Water was plentiful but not to the point where it...
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    The Bearikade looks awesome and will be a...

    The Bearikade looks awesome and will be a long-term budgeting goal. Thank you for the info and link.
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    Interesting to read all the opinions here. I'm...

    Interesting to read all the opinions here.

    I'm just getting back into actual backpacking now that our youngest graduated this month. For the past 20 years I've been getting my fill of the back...
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    Interesting to read all the opinions here. I'm...

    Interesting to read all the opinions here.

    I'm just getting back into actual backpacking now that our youngest graduated this month. For the past 20 years I've been getting my fill of the back...
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    Venomous snakes are the one thing that goes to...

    Venomous snakes are the one thing that goes to the front of my mind when thinking about hiking the southern portions of the AT.

    Other than my time in the military, all of my time outdoors has been...
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    I had a pair of Bean's Knife's Edge boots many...

    I had a pair of Bean's Knife's Edge boots many years ago. Full leather and Gore-Tex. They were heavy and hot in the summer. Well made though.
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    1978 when I was eight. I climbed Moxie Bald...

    1978 when I was eight. I climbed Moxie Bald Mountain (in Maine) with a friend of the family. We lived in Jackman and drove down to Moxie Pond to get to the AT. I vividly remember how proud I was...
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    Agreed. I melt in anything over 80. Back in...

    Agreed. I melt in anything over 80.

    Back in mid-May, my stepson and I went up Bigelow via the Fire Warden's Trail on the first day it hit 90 up here. Despite drinking over 3 liters of water on...
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    I spent my first 27 years in Jackman, Maine and...

    I spent my first 27 years in Jackman, Maine and still have family and a camp there. I live in southern Maine, now. I am very familiar with black flies.

    If you're not willing to soak yourself in...
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    Most ponds in Maine have a page like this online:...

    Most ponds in Maine have a page like this online: Speck Pond http://www.state.me.us/ifw/fishing/lakesurvey_maps/oxford/speck_pond.pdf

    Gotta watch out for fly fishing only ponds up here. Most...
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