Sports & Outdoors

SustainME is open to ALL adults!

MAINE — Interested in learning to be more self-reliant and securing your own sustainable food sources? Want to connect to your food in a more meaningful way, whether it’s wild-caught, hunted, gathered, raised, or grown? Join the Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife at SustainME for a hands-on day where you will gain […]

Forest Stewards Guild field tour held at RLHT

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust recently hosted a Forest Stewards Guild field tour April 29, 2022. The Forest Stewards Guild practices, advocates, and promotes responsible forest management to sustain the integrity of forest ecosystems and the human communities dependent upon them. Regional foresters, wildlife biologists, landowners and stewardship professionals gathered at the RLHT’s Forest Legacy property to observe […]

FINAL REMINDER! Moose permit lottery closes May 12

Applications must be completed by 11:59 pm (ET) May 12, 2022

AUGUSTA — Applications for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s moose permit lottery will be accepted online only and must be completed by 11:59 pm (ET) May 12, 2022. To apply online, visit the webpage and fill out the online moose permit application. There, you will be able to indicate several preferences, including which wildlife management districts you […]

That time we’ve all been waiting for… spring fishing

AUGUSTA — The water is starting to warm up and so is fishing throughout the state… No matter where you live, or where you are visiting, there are fish to catch near you, notes the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Report from region D, Rangeley Lakes Region, from Fisheries Resource Technician Tyler Grant Where to fish: May in […]

This Week in Mt. Abram Sports

Monday, May 2, 2022 Varsity Baseball vs. Telstar | 4 p.m. – HOME Varsity Softball vs. Telstar | 4 p.m. — HOME   Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Varsity & JV Baseball vs. Mtn. Valley | 4 p.m. (Varsity plays first) – HOME Varsity & JV Softball vs. Mtn. Valley | 4 p.m. (Varsity plays first) — HOME Outdoor Track & Field @ […]

The Game Warden

Stories from the Historian

“The gentleman called me names, so I used one of my Military School holds on him, a good snor-twister, until the man yelled like a loon and kicked up and down like a horse with spavin. The rest of the gang came to his assistance, so I let him go with a push and the poor fellow sat down massaging […]

RRG&SA announces fishing derby June 11 & 12

Register early -- the derby sells out fast

RANGELEY — In 2020, the Rangeley Region Guides’ and Sportsmen’s Association began working with Maine’s DIF&W to construct a fishing derby for the Rangeley region that was aligned with their management plan. By catching and keeping smaller landlocked salmon, RRG&SA hopes to improve conditions for larger trophy fish, as well as improve the overall health of the population. This derby […]

Take steps now to prevent conflicts with black bears

AUGUSTA — According to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, spring has sprung and wildlife is wasting no time shedding winter’s grip to enjoy the nice spring weather. Many of these animals, such as black bears, have lost a significant amount of body weight and are on the move looking for food after emerging from their winter dens. […]

Submit your moose permit lottery application today

Applications for the moose permit lottery will be accepted online only.

Applications must be completed by 11:59 pm (ET) May 12, 2022.

To apply online, go to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s website and fill out the online moose permit application. There, you will be able to indicate several preferences, including which wildlife management districts (WMD) you are willing to accept a permit in, and if you would accept a permit in another WMD if your name is drawn and […]

ATV season isn’t here yet… 

AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reminds ATVers that riding on trails before they open can cause significant damage and cause landowners to close trails to all in the future. Do your part to maintain Maine’s ATV trails and wait until they are open. When will the trails open? Conditions around the state are varied and […]


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