This past weekend it was time for us to “put up” ice from our very own Chandler Lake. Over 30 inches of ice. 16+ inches of clear blue and 14 inches of frozen slush ice that was cut off and discarded. We cut, hauled and put more than 320 40+ […]

Cutting Ice from Chandler Lake - A Tradition since 1902



With confidence, we know spring is just around the corner. Longer days and warming weather creates thoughts of our free flowing streams and remote ponds in Northern Maine. We are only a few feet of snow and ice away from May’s early smelt runs with Wild Brook Trout, Landlocked Salmon […]

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Our deer season started off quite warm. The calendar dates were out of sync this year with our opener being the last week of October putting our rut a week later in the season than normal. Usually starting in the middle of the third week, the chasing phase did not […]

Chandler Lake Deer Season Wrap Up


Here it is the fifth week of grouse season in the North Maine Woods and our guests are still enjoying great bird hunting. The dogs are finding grouse and woodcock and the shotguns are even connecting from time to time. The weather has finally cooled down to seasonal temps and […]

The 5th week of Grouse Season and still going strong!