Did you hear that Governor Baldacci signed an emergency law into effect for open water fishing to begin a week early? How cool is that?
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says effective immediately, all lakes, brooks and ponds are open for fishing except for those that have normal opening dates later than April 1.
When the ice went out early, all my fishing friends couldn’t wait to drop their lines in the water and try to catch some big ones! That was really good news for them. But Tami read an article that said none of the bait shops were ready . . . that was really bad news.
Speaking of big fish, David got a chance to talk to some ice fisherman back in February, who were fishing right off our point.
The fish in the photo below was caught on a earlier day, but in the same spot, and the fisherman e-mailed it to Dave for the blog
They said they were having great luck, in spite of the eagle stealing a fish right out from under their noses!
Then again, if you fish within a few yards of an eagles nest . . .
Here’s a couple more fish pictures Tami really likes,
To see all our fish pictures, click the fishing tag to the right. You’ll also see the photos from the day the game wardens released brown trout right off our point.
Happy Fishing Everyone!!