By Heather Goldstone & Elsa Partan 29 Oct 2018 For thousands of years, Atlantic salmon – known as the King of Fish – ran almost every river northeast of the Hudson. And for decades, the first fish caught in Maine’s Penobscot River was actually presented to the president of the United States in a “first […]
Veazie Salmon Club News
Click here to watch Bill Taylor on CBC’s Mainstreet as he describes the major impacts on Atlantic salmon from Striped Bass!
Fun Times! Last night members of the UMaine Fishing Club joined with veteran fly tyers from the Veazie Salmon Club to share and joy the craft of tying flies. There were loaded vises with pheasant crest, rooster fibers, and head cement being added to hooks all around the Veazie Salmon Club. Great education for all […]
We are slowly rebuilding our membership at the Veazie Salmon Club and there remains alot of work to do around the Club that could use some volunteer help! If you are willing to donate a little time and have any electrical or light carpentry skills and experience we need ya! Please let us know and […]
Apologies to all for the short notice but the October Club Meeting has to be postponed this month. We are working hard to assemble a crew of volunteers that can help pull meetings together. Right now our team is limited and we could really use some volunteers to help with future meeting planning and execution. […]
6 new salmon captured since last report. 3 grilse and 2 2-sea winter adults at Milford and one 2 sea-winter fish at Orono. That brings the 2018 estimate to 748 at Milford and 763 total for the Penobscot! That includes 478 Multi-Sea winter fish and 285 grilse. As Reo Speedwagon so famously says….. Keep on Runnin!!!! […]
Three weeks ago, the Veazie Salmon Club — one of three salmon clubs on the Bangor-to-Orono stretch of the Penobscot River — seemed on the brink of collapse. Frustrated members Gayland Hachey and Claude Westfall cited a membership base that was literally dying off, along with years of disinterest, as they explained that they’d keep paying […]