This is absolutely mind-blowing how these dubbahs in Mt. Vernon created the World's Largest Redneck Fishing Machine. They utilized a kids bike, ironing boards, a 12 volt battery and more unused stuff from the yahd. There's even a friggin' catapult!
It's the time of year where we earn our tag "Vacationland." People flock here to indulge in lobster, hike many of our trails, and bask in the sunshine on the rocky coast. Over the last few weeks, I've seen the hash #iliveinapostcard more than once. Yet, is the above what we're really known for? If you believe what's posted on iflymylife.com, the answer may shock you.
Today marks the first day of summer, and also marks the longest day of the year. While this is great for lovers of hot weather, it's also easy to forget this is a GREAT day for those who prefer winter. For the first time, the days are getting shorter, and we're that much closer to the following:
For most people sitting around a hole on a frozen lake doesn't exactly sound like fun. But for the elite few, ice fishing is what you make of it. Some days you can't stop catching fish, and then there are those days when the fish just aren't hungry, or around your fishing hole so you have to improvise to kill the boredom and get your mind off the fact that it really is cold out on the lake...
There's a kids' ice fishing derby this Saturday morning at Range Ponds State Park in Poland Springs. Free ice fishing traps will be provided for the first 500 preregistered children ages 12 and under that arrive prior to 10 a.m., and for the first 100 Special Olympic entrants.
I am not a winter person. I don't enjoy driving in the snow, I don't enjoy being cold, I not thrilled with shoveling snow. But, I live in Maine, so I try to embrace the best out of winter. You and your family can enjoy what winter in Maine has to offer with the Winter Family Fun Days at Maine's State Parks.