Maine Real Estate The Pine Tree State

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While a vast majority of Maine is forested, the beautiful shoreline dominates the state. Maine real estate prices, however, are surprisingly reasonable. Maine Maine is one of the more beautiful states in the country. Travel inland and you will find pine tree forests everywhere. In fact, nearly 80 percent of the inland areas are covered […]


Fishing In Maine

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Maine offers a wide range of fishing opportunities in both freshwater and saltwater environments. Boasting over 6,000 lakes and ponds coupled with over 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, Maine is host to some of the best fishing spots in the world, and as a result is a hugely popular destination for fishing enthusiasts from […]


Brown Bullhead

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Brown bullheads, also known as hornpout or catfish, are a popular fish found in numerous rivers and lakes across the state of Maine. Brown bullheads are native to Maine, though have been artificially introduced in certain areas, largely for the purposes of offering fishing opportunity. However, where found naturally, brown bullheads are in healthy supply […]


Deep Sea Fishing For Hake In Maine

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Hake come in a variety of forms, including red, white, silver and long fin, and many of these species can be found off the coast of Maine. Certain species are stocked, including the red hake, which is found most commonly in the Georges Bank and Gulf of Maine regions. Though a close relative of cod […]


The History Of Fishing In Maine

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Fishing has played an important part in Maine’s rich and varied history from as early as the 19th century. Alongside mining, lumbering and shipbuilding, commercial fishing played an important role in the economic development of Maine, which remained one of the areas most popular industries for several decades. However, developments in the mining and manufacturing […]


Shark Fishing In Maine

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Witnessing the sheer power and beauty of sharks first hand is a truly breathtaking experience which is hard to match. The adrenaline and excitement that comes with landing a big shark attracts thousands of anglers to Maine each year, all in search of that trophy catch. Whether you are looking to land your first blue, […]


Maine Fishing Landlocked Atlantic Salomon

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Landlocked Salmon Atlantic Salmon are know only in the State of Maine. Some of the other names are Sebago Salmon or Quananiche and the scientific name is Salmo Salar. The average size is 16-18 inches and 1-2 pounds, but 3-5 pound fish are not uncommon. Adults are generally silvery wiyh a slightly forked tail and […]


Splake Trout

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Splake trout are a hybrid species, produced by reproduction between the lake and brook trout. Adult growth in splake trout is faster than in either of its two parent species, with many fish known to grow as long as 18 inches in length in just two years. Their appearance is very similar to that of […]


Deep Sea Fishing For Cusk In Maine

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The cusk is not a particularly sought-after fish in Maine, with most anglers preferring larger, more popular table fish such as cod or haddock. However, the cusk still provides reasonable fishing action, largely thanks to the wide variety of bait it will accept. In nature, the cusk is very similar to cod, in that it […]


Deep Sea Fishing For Redfish In Maine

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The redfish, also known in some parts as red drum, became important commercially in the mid-twentieth century, particularly off the Atlantic coast of Canada and Maine, where the species is found in relative abundance. The quality of their meat and their magnificent appearance also makes the redfish particularly appealing to anglers, and whilst they are […]


Deep Sea Fishing For Pollock In Maine

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Pollock are considered to be the most active member of the cod family, and are found readily in seas off the coast of Maine. Though not renowned as being a particularly big fish, pollock are still considered to be one of the best off-shore catches around due to their strength, speed and agility. Once hooked, […]


Deep Sea Fishing For Tuna In Maine

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Tuna fishing off the coast of Maine is immensely popular, with thousands of anglers heading out on chartered trips and privately owned boats each year in search of that once in a lifetime catch. Maine is not renowned for having a varied tuna population, with the bluefin being the only native species. However, bluefin tuna […]


Environmentalists And The Wind Power Debate In Maine

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For the first time since the oil shortages in the 1970s, efforts to convert to renewable energy have accelerated. In the case of wind power in Maine, this has caused an odd conflict. Environmentalists and the Wind Power Debate In Maine If you have filled up at the gas station recently, you know fuel prices […]


Fall Foliage Scenic Drive In Maine

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Fall foliage scenic drives in Maine are varied and include coastal drives around Acadia National Park and the rocky coastline of upper Northern Maine to Baxter State park region, to some of the larger lakes in the state. Many of the scenic drives emphasize the rugged wilderness of thick forests and impressive mountain terrain of […]


American Horticulural Society Award Winner

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Past honorees have been pioneers in print, radio and television. Their names have graced campus buildings and public gardens. For a dairy farmer’s grandson from Maine, the news that he was to receive the Ameri-can Horticultural Society’s 2006 Horticultural Communication Award was the most humbling of his career. “To be included among the past recipients […]


Excellent Ocean Activities In Maine

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Maine is known for its coastline. You can enjoy seafood at Boothbay Harbor while watching the various lobster boats and schooners sail past. As you drive along the Maine coast you will see many different lighthouses and old forts. A number of charming and elegant Victorian bed and breakfasts can be found in the coastal […]


Discover Maine New England

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Maine is known world over for its spectacular rugged coastline, with over three thousand islands and picturesque harbours. Maine is full of traditional New England towns and quaint costal villages that feature excellent shopping and fine family friendly restaurants. Maine evokes images of ship building and nineteenth century sea captains. By the middle of the […]


Maine Vacation Rentals Are Perfect For Family Getaways

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Maine vacation rentals come in all shapes and sizes. The variety of Maine vacation homes that are available can make the search for a Maine summer, fall or winter rental fun, especially if you’re planning with friends or family. Since Maine has such a long history and it is known as Vacationland, the vacation rental […]


Southern Maine Coast Vacation Rentals Are Your Best Option To Enjoy The Best Of Maine

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There’s a reason Maine’s license plate says “Vacationland.” If you want to get away from it all for a little while, this is the state for you. Maine has mountains, lakes, forests, rivers, and beaches. The diversity of that environment means you can ski, fish, swim, hike, bike, sail, and snowmobile. There is a reason […]