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Autumn is in the air

Crisp nights of Autumn have arrived, signaling the beginning of our favorite part of the season. Sweet summertime is slipping away fast, and what an amazing one it has been for us. We have shared many great days on the water with guests from all over the country and beyond. Back in August we parked the driftboats and departed for 10 days on a remote Alaskan River. It was a trip of a lifetime and one I hope to make again in the future! I look forward to sharing stories, photos, and video to share once things quiet down here.

We are transitioning from Bass Float Trips, back to Maine’s Best Salmon and Trout waters. We currently have a few September dates open, and October is filling fast! If you are looking to get a day or two in floating or wading the West Branch of the Penobscot, or Kennebec River, don’t hesitate. Time to get in on some of Maine’s best fishing and scenery before snow flies!


Brookie underwater 1

Some photos of summer fun fly fishing for bass on the Androscoggin River:


The Dog Days of Summer: Fly Fishing for Bass and Pike

Tailwalking Smallmouth Bass

It has been a very busy and very hot summer here in Maine. Most of the river temperatures on our favorite Trout and Salmon waters have warmed to harmful levels for the fish for the time being… So what is an fly fisherman to do? Summer Bass and Pike Float trips are keeping us busy and bringing smiles to our customers! Imagine a laidback sunny summer day catching lots of fish with vicious topwater takes, tailwalking fish, the occasional Pike blindsiding your fly at 30 miles per hour. Then finish it off with a killer lunch and a cold beer and you you are styling! Give us a call and get in on the fun before summer is gone! We are offering Smallmouth Bass Float Trips on the Androscoggin and Kennebec rivers through September. We fish different sections of both rivers and all trips are within an hour’s drive of Portland Maine. So if you are a local angler call take a day off work and get out and enjoy a summer day on the water while it lasts! If you are visiting Maine for vacation a day on the water with a Maine Guide is sure to become the highlight of your visit! Give us a call!

Matt doubled up
MaineRiverGuides new Guide!

Speaking of Maine Guides, I am pleased to announce we have a new guide working for us. Introducing Matt Bickford as the newest member of the Maine River Guides Team! Matt is a skilled fly angler, patient teacher, and enthusiastic guide! Matt will be guiding many of our bass fishing float trips by raft here in Southern Maine and we could’nt be happier to have him on board!

Got Teeth?
Maine Pike

Jim with a Big Birthday Bass!

Big Smallmouth

Matt and Jim having some fun

Open up and say ahhh

Beady eyes

Jim gets it done!

King with a nice Maine Pike caught on a Fly!

Close up


Chuck’s best Bass ever!


Stay cool…