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atracksler 07-15-2012 04:12 PM

Southern Maine newbie
 
Just getting into fly fishing and in southern Maine. Thought I would say hi!

ghocevar 07-15-2012 07:14 PM

Re: Southern Maine newbie
 
I'll do you the honors...Greetings!

cockatouche 07-16-2012 10:49 AM

Re: Southern Maine newbie
 
Welcome. Southern/Central Mainer here.

If you are just starting out, there is going to be a get together for those new to fly fishing on Sat. July 28 and Sun. July 29th.

Nothing formal, just some experienced fishers passing on what they know.

July 28th - 8 a.m. - Royal River Rod And Gun Club - Fish Hatchery Rd. New Gloucester, ME.

July 29th - 8 a.m. - Presumpscot River - Rt. 35 Bridge - Windham, ME

atracksler 07-16-2012 12:51 PM

Re: Southern Maine newbie
 
Im all the way down in Kittery, i always forget how huge maine is!

Hardyreels 07-16-2012 01:21 PM

Re: Southern Maine newbie
 
The sites and times posted by cockatouche might be well worth the drive for you. Fly fishing can be a complicated thing leaving a person with way more questions than answers. By attending a get together you may well make connections that will provide a real fast track and help to avoid much of the minutia that tends to muddy the waters for beginners. I should mention that I've been to Kittery and understand the logistics of the drive from where you are to the meets.

Welcome to the forum, the members will do what they can to help you along but remember, this is a computer screen not face to face demos and help.

Ard

maine_guide 02-11-2013 03:35 PM

Re: Southern Maine newbie
 
First post here as well, but I have spent my fair share of time fishing saltwater in Maine. I live in York so you aren't far from any of the spots I normally fish.

One of the best resources of information for you will be Eldredge Brothers Fly Shop in Cape Neddick. They can help you with everything to get you going in the right direction.


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