Upper Andro Water ReportUpper Androscoggin River and Tributaries Fishing Report
June 18, 2013 Waterflow at Gorham, NH 3370 cubic Feet Per second, Peabody River at Gorham 111 cfs at Wild River in Gilead 110 cfs Water Temperature around 60 High today 70, partly sunny Sunset 8:30 pm Sunrise tomorrow 4:58 am Read More →
Terry Karkos of the Lewiston Sun Journal captured the event on video for the paper’s website. See it here
Anglers anxiously awaiting the snow melt, ice out and the opening of fishing season, can learn the latest fishing techniques and visit with guides, sporting camps and a variety of angling exhibitors at the Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo to be held Saturday, March 23 at the Bethel Inn Conference Center in Bethel Maine. The Expo runs from 9:00 am to 4 pm and is sponsored by The Mollyockett Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Upper Andro Anglers Alliance. Admission is $5 for adults and free for youth 15 and under. Read the story »
Crews in four drift boats stocked the Upper Andro down river from Gilead on June 4th with about 240 browns and 160 rainbows. The browns are a new strain of fish which I F& W hopes will hold over better. Here Bob Harkins of Bethel accepts his allotment. The IF&W crew also pumped in another 1500 fish along the river.
Pete Smith of Farmington, Maine won the trophy for the biggest trout caught during the annual Upper Andro 2-Fly Contest in Bethel held Saturday, September 15. Pete netted a 15” brook trout in the river near Gilead. Second place went to Jerry Miller of Marblehead, MA with a 14 1/8th inch brook trout and third place to Sean Libbey of Deerfield, MA who caught two 14” rainbow trout.
The award for the largest catch went to Dan Reader of Rochester, NH who caught six rainbows and a brook trout. Second place went to Todd Richard of Farmington, ME who caught five rainbows and a brown trout and third place went to Amy Grant-Trefethen of Mt. Vernon, Maine who caught 3 rainbows, a brook trout and a brown trout.
The Rocky Freda Turtle Water Trophy presented to the oarsman of the team who caught the most fish was shared between the teams from Schiavi Homes/Northern Lights, Scott Stone from Norway, ME as oarsman, and Skinny Moose Media’s Western Maine Drifters team rowed by Brian Reader of Cornish, ME. Read the story »
The Western Maine Fly Fishing Show held recently in Bethel, Maine at the Bethel Inn, was deemed “really successful” by Upper Andro Angler Alliance’s Wende Gray.
For photos and comments by Kevin Mckay about the show, please visit the MaineFlyFish website.
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By John W. Corrigan
A two-fly contest and drift-boat championship described here last week were just the latest events in a long-running effort to capitalize on a newly spruced up river flowing through some of the most beautiful country in the East. The sponsor was the Upper Andro Anglers Alliance, a coalition of local fishermen and businesses. Read the story »
Bethel, Maine Vacation
State of Maine Record Rainbow Caught by Steve Day on Upper Andro
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