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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Schuylkill county
Re: ME Landlocked Atlantic Salmon
Yes, for many years and I still go up but I haven't been up in a number of years. Grand lake stream was the place that I went to. Not only did Sports Afield but Outdoor life and Field & Stream wrote about this place. This was fished buy Ted Williams and he was well known in that part of the state. You can still find pictures of him in the one lodge in town(Weatherbys). Curt Gowdy and a number of other famous sports writers hit that same stream. The stream runs for 3 mile between the West grand lake and Big Lake. This is part of the St.Croix drainage system. There is a hatchery located right in the town of Grand lake stream but those salmon are not what you would think of as "hatchery fish". This stream is fly fishing only. You can fish the lakes and troll the mouths with lures if you like but still the best lures to use are flies. Once you hook into one of these fish, its part fish, part rocket. Most times, you're looking at that fish jumping 5 times. Gray ghost and the black ghost are the popular flies but you still can catch them on pheasant tails and the like. Average fish ran about 4 lbs.