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Photos: The Stunning Native Brook Trout of Western Maine

Written by: Chase Bartee, Tight Loops


The native brookies of the Rapid River are known for their colors and their strength.
Photo by Aimee Savard

While filming for an upcoming short, Aimee and I were fortunate enough to spend a week in Western Maine, walking in the footsteps of Louise Dickinson Rich—who wrote. . .

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Classic Photos: The Mouse and the Big Maine Brook Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sandy and his daughter, Ava, share in the excitement of a big, wild, mouse-eating brook trout.
Photos by Sandy Hays

My friend Sandy Hays—whom I’ve known since high school and who has photographed many of my international fishing adventures—has a great love of mouse patterns, and he brings them along, . . .

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Photos: A Striper Morning on Maine’s Kennebec River

Written by: Capt. Dave Pecci, Obsession Sportfishing Charters


Schoolie stripers offered a great morning’s enjoyment for this Westerner.
Photos by Capt. Dave Pecci

Longtime client John Kern from Salt Lake City joined me on the Kennebec for a morning of striped-bass fly fishing. We had a dropping tide, as we headed out at 5:30 a.m., and as we rounded. . .

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Photos: The Mouse and the Big Maine Brook Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

Sandy and his daughter, Ava, share in the excitement of a big, wild, mouse-eating brook trout.
Photos by Sandy Hays

My friend Sandy Hays—whom I’ve known since high school and who has photographed many of my international fishing adventures—has a great love of mouse patterns, and he brings them along, . . .

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Photo of the Day: Ice-Out Beast Brook Trout in Maine


Written by: Phil Monahan

They were fishing for landlocked salmon, but this huge brookie will just have to do!
Photo courtesy Libby Camps

Matt Libby (the Younger)—of Libby Camps in Ashland, Maine—sent in this photo of a slab brook trout, along with a note: “With the ice still in all of the. . .

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Fish Facts: Landlocked Salmon (Salmo salar sebago)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Greg Miller reeled in this world-record-caliber landlocked salmon in northern Michigan.
Photo courtesy Greg Miller

The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is revered for its sporting qualities, especially its propensity for going airborne when hooked—earning it the nickname “The Leaper.” Although the landlocked members of the species are generally much. . .

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