Inside the issue, several additional themes emerge, as both King Montgomery (“Sportsman’s Journal”) and Jim Andrews (“Self-propelled Sportsman”) write about the Woods & Waters national monument, while David Van Wie (“Sporting Environment”) and Lou Zambello (“Freshwater Fly Fisherman”) each discuss how historically warm weather is impacting outdoor sports – weather trends that even spark commentary from Bill Graves in his “The County” column.
Two writers cover hunting on public lands – Val Marquez (“Southern Maine”) promotes scoping out WMAs (wildlife management areas) such as Brownfield Bog and Mt. Agamenticus, while Bill Sheldon (“Katahdin Country”) explores hunting opportunities in the 28,000-acre “scientific forest management area” at the north tip of Baxter State Park.
Special sections in the December issue include:
All this, plus great letters from our readers, the monthly ration of jokes, more tales of success by Maine’s youngest hunters and more! So enjoy the last few days of regular firearms hunting, and get your muzzleloader ready for the Monday, November 28 start of the black powder season, which will continue for either one or two weeks, depending on your WMD.
For those with nothing big yet on the game pole – Good luck gettin’ your deer!