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Tuesday 207: Cast

painting by Jessica Ives There is no such thing as the perfect cast. There are only casts that catch fish and casts that do not. – Kirk Deeter in The Little Red Book Of Fly Fishing +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine and Save thirty percent on any 4×4 inch oil on […]

Tuesday 207: Year Round

painting by Jessica Ives It’s 120 miles from Popham Beach to Moosehead Lake as the crow flies. The Kennebec River, however, is not a crow. Nor is it all “long quiet waters” as the translation of its Abenaki name or as its placid appearance from Augusta oceanward would have us believe. As Maine was settled by Europeans, nine dams and miles of […]

Stay Warm And Comfortable Fly Fishing This Spring

photograph and text by Steve Vose After long months of inactivity, anglers anxious to fly fish open waters would be well served to make a pilgrimage to Grand Lake Stream (Delorme’s The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer (MAG), Map 35, B-4). Open April 1st to fly fishing only, hoards of anglers descend upon the stream, drunk […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Flyfishing with my dad and brothers is an endurance event. This painting is from a day spent at the bottom of Little Falls on Grand Lake Stream. Our time was an exercise in the art of efficiency. We fished all day, no lunch. Sparse words were like the flick, […]

Dark Waters, Silver Light On The St. George

photographs by Jessica Stammen fishing by Greg and Tom Stammen

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