A short water release video of a Rapid River brook trout in spawning colors. “You guys should come back the last week in September.” These were the parting words that I had heard three months earlier in mid-June from the manager at Lakewood Camps. As I made my way down to the dock at the
Many things haven’t changed since 1941! INTRODUCTION Located in The Great North Woods of Western Maine, the Rapid River is the premier brook trout fishery in the United States. It is without comparison a destination for landing a trophy size wild brook trout (17 inches or longer) in its native range in the Lower 48.
This blog entry reflects back upon a trip I took last year. In this time of restricted travel and cancellations of most things fun, I thought it might be a good time to share a story bearing no relation to the evening news. Be well and be healthy! – Jamie In August of 2019, I
It was the fall of 2017, and I was in northern Labrador, waist deep in the McKenzie River. My sloping shoulders portrayed the characteristic posture of a frustrated angler tying on another fly. The river felt cold flowing around my thighs while my flies remained untouched. My angling skills appeared to be no match for