I am very lucky to be a very busy Maine fishing guide and I am very gratefulnfor that but it makes it hard to find time to actually get out and fish on my own. So I blocked out Memorial weekend this past spring and planned a fishing trip my boys but Tait(my oldest) had […]
Now that fishing season feels like it is really here with warmer weather and the rivers and steams at a fishable level, I want to bring up the topic of boat etiquette. This issue is not just a Maine issue, this is a people issue. I saw it on a recent trip on the Upper […]
If you haven’t noticed, I think Maine is one of the best places in the US to fish. We have a very large selection of fish species and a huge variety of places and environments to fish. In one day you can be fishing for stripers in York, a warm water pond for large mouth […]
It’s funny how www.maineflyfish.com has introduced me to new people. I never know when I will run into someone who knows about the site. I will be in different states fishing and get talking to someone and ask them if they know about the site and more than half the time they say they are […]
It is prime time for guiding, so I have been living thru everyone else adventures lately . Here are few pictures to highlight what you are missing if you aren’t getting out fishing here in Maine.
On the second day, we had decided we were going to get up early and rent kayaks (which I won’t lie, I am not a real big fan of, but that was our cheapest option) to get us out on the water. First light wasn’t until around 630, so we got to sleep in a […]
It all started with a message from my boss, “You can have the next two weeks off.” This was March 20th. So, I immediately started looking at the cost for plane tickets for my boys and I. I had already asked my wife to notify the schools that they would be missing a week of […]
This a great pattern for brook trout, land lock salmon and steelhead!
Flies for Kids Flies for Kids started in 2013 with an idea from Kevin McKay of maineflyfish.com to try to make it easier for kids to get into fly tying. Eldredge Bros. Fly Shop joined forces with Kevin because we thought this was a great thing to do. There are many children out there who […]
By Jennifer Bowman-McKay As we arrived at 4:00 in the morning on Friday, the snow was falling relentlessly outside the entrance of the Tailwater Lodge in Altmar, New York. We checked in with the help of a very hospitable desk clerk into the gorgeous room and had bagels and coffee offered from their continental breakfast, […]