Monthly Archives: September 2013

New trail camera law angers hunters

Many hunters have reacted negatively to the new law that requires the written permission of private landowners for the placement of trail cameras. The law also requires that each camera be labeled with the owner’s name and contact information. There is some good news.  North Maine Woods, that manages 3 million acres of private land, and […]

Hatcheries still struggle with water discharges

For more than two decades, the hatcheries of Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have struggled to meet state rules for the discharge of waste water. It’s a long, sad, history that has frustrated many of the agency’s leaders. Millions of have been spent to meet state discharge requirements, yet some of the agency’s […]

Gene Letourneau’s Last Cast

I’ve been selecting columns for a book of my favorites, written over the past 22 years for the editorial page of the Kennebec Journal and Waterville Morning Sentinel. I just came across this column about Gene Letourneau, published shortly after his funeral in 1998. I still miss Gene. How about you? Gene Letourneau’s last cast […]