North Shore Paddlers Network

Kyle Martin and Gary York organized a truly lovely trip to the spectacular Gay Island Lodge this past weekend, which I was fortunate enough to be part of along with 10 others. We took off from Maine Sport Outfitters' dedicated parking spot near Bradford Point in Friendship, ME. (The lodge is owned by the same folks who run …

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MITA cleans up Gay Island

On Saturday, June 9th, Maine Sport Outfitter’s Gay Island Lodge partnered with the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA) for a day of cleanup along the beach. MITA members filled ten bags of trash and collected larger items including several Styrofoam billets and tires. These items were taken off the island and disposed of properly. Rose …

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Free Spey Casting Clinic

On Sunday, June 24, Maine Sport will be offering a free clinic for fly fishers who would like to learn the exciting art of Spey Casting. Instructors will be Seth Taylor, who works in the fishing department at Maine Sport and has extensive experience on the big rivers of the Pacific Northwest, and Tom Minehan …

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Curtis Island Service Day

On Thursday, June 7th, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Deedee Conover for a day of cleanup on Curtis Island in Camden Harbor. A team of eleven volunteers spent the day landscaping, cleaning up the shore for easier boat/kayak access, weeding gardens and grooming the trail that loops the outer edge of the island. Volunteers also …

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Black Island Service Day

On Thursday, May 31st, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) for a day of service on Black Island in Muscongus Bay. The volunteers devoted their time to removing beach trash and improving the new trail to the south end of the island. This volunteer day is a feature of the new …

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A Tale of Two Fishies

I have read that we root for the underdog in any contest not because we like playing long the odds in Vegas but to satisfy our sense of fairness and justice, as in “they must have put forth more effort to overcome the odds to have a shot at toppling the champion” or “look what …

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Demo Event & Cookout

Join us for a Chaco and Trek Demo Event at Maine Sport Outfitters on Wednesday, June 13th from 2 to 7pm at our Rockport location! Go for a test ride on Trek’s newest electric bikes and try on Chaco’s summer footwear styles — plus, take part in Chaco’s obstacle course for a chance to win …

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