Northern Maine is a vast woodland region with mile-high Mount Katahdin at its center. Paper companies control a large percentage of this eastern wilderness. Working in partnership with recreational users of the north woods, these companies provide roads, campsites, and boat ramps.
Ice-out comes late to this region, as much as a month later than in Midcoast and Southern Maine. The dedicated angler can follow the seasons, beginning in the south and following the prime fishing north as spring progresses. Likewise, autumn comes early, providing the cool water temperatures needed for fall trout and landlocked salmon fishing.
Whenever you visit this wild and scenic region, be prepared. Always bring plenty of warm clothes and, in spring and summer, some sort of protection from biting insects.