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Enjoy a 3.5-million acre forest in Maine–what are you waiting for, go now. Enjoy a 3.5-million acre forest in Maine–what are you waiting for, go now. Photo: Ben Duchesney

Head to the great North Woods for more ponds, pools and trout than you can shake a stick at.

After hours driving through twisting mountain roads, I knew I was close when I spotted a trout stream running beside the road. Many of the creeks in Maine’s North Woods have that perfect blend of whitewater and pools so you can spend the morning fishing the rise and then work nymphs all afternoon. 

Just before the road started climbing up into the mountains again, I pulled off into Fox Carlton Pond Sporting Camps, a little slice of fishing bliss. I lost cellphone reception just before I dropped my bags in a sportsman’s cabin, complete with balcony and paintings of local fish and wildlife. Then I ran towards the pond and waiting canoe. 

Sitting in the stern of his canoe...

Plan your next kayak fishing trip with the tips in Kayak Angler's Winter Issue.

Plan your next kayak fishing trip with the tips in Kayak Angler's Winter Issue.

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