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October 14, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Although it was not a very sunny day and Mt Katahdin was hiding in the thick clouds, our group of 4 from the South were determined to go out on the lake to enjoy the sights. Sterling took them across to Mud Brook in hopes of seeing some wildlife. They were delighted when the skies…

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October 12, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the moose tour season winds down, we had two tours going today, one by land and one by water. Our Maine guide Glen took a group by van for a full day wildlife tour into the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Although they only saw a chipmunk, squirrel, blue jay and a crow,…

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October 11, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ken and two guests traveled via the NEOC van in search of a moose. No moose today but they saw KATAHDIN, a chipmunk, a red squirrel, two crows and trees, trees, trees–beautiful trees dressed in vibrant fall colors.

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October 10, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The sun was shining brightly on the panoramic view of Katahdin dressed in the beauty of our Maine fall colors. Ken set off on another excursion to Mud Brook in search of the infamous moose. The group of five were happy to see a beaver, some adult and juvenile loons, geese, blue winged teals and…

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October 9, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was another strikingly beautiful sunny day here at NEOC today and Ken was back at the helm of the pontoon boat motoring into Big Mud brook in search of the great beast that has been eluding us. His efforts were in vain but they were able to see the ever present loons and a…

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October 8, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

We had 2 moose tours on this spectacularly sunny day, both of them by boat. In the morning, Bob’s group enjoyed the peak fall foliage and took lots of pictures. They saw loons and a bald eagle. In the afternoon, Ken took a large group of ten out on the lake for an amazing view…

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October 7, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this rainy and gloomy day, our guide Glen took his small group by van to see if they could spot some of our beautiful Maine wildlife. While they were able to see a great blue heron and several ducks the moose were all deep in the woods. I guess the old saying rings true…it…

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October 6, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a typical fall day in Maine with the weather changing by the minute and Ken took a good-sized group of 11 out on Millinocket Lake to enjoy one of the few boating days remaining in this season. Although they did see a loon and a flock of blue-winged teal, they struck out in…

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October 5, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Clear blue skies and the brilliant reds, oranges and yellows of fall everywhere — a gorgeous day for a boat ride! Maine Guide, Glen and his group of two, (and their lovely, gentle Service Dog) set out on the NEOC pontoon hoping to see a moose. Beautiful scenery met their eyes at every turn but…

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October 4, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maine Guide, Ken took his group of seven via van to moose “hot spots” in the area (known only to Maine Guides and moose, of course)! It was an overcast and chilly evening but the sun did peak thru occasionally to light up the fall colors. The group scanned the woods in hopes of seeing…

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