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August 5, 2020

By NEOC Info | Aug 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

This evening’s tour had a variety of occurrences. It was bright and sunny when the boat left land but there were dark clouds looming in the distance. Ken was able to avoid some of the rain drops however they did have a short period of rain and then a beautiful rainbow appeared. They also saw…

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August 4, 2020

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It was a surprise on this cloudy and drizzly evening to see Katahdin beaming through the clouds as bright as can be and Ken took his group out on the boat to enjoy the sights before Tropical Storm Isaias crashed the party. The group of 7 had a blast on the lake and were greeted…

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August 3, 2020

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It was a bit drizzly this morning as our Maine guide, Dave set out on the pontoon boat but that didn’t curb the enthusiasm of his small group of 3. They were happy to see 2 deer, some loons, a blue heron and some kingfisher. The rain stopped and it ended up being a sunny,…

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August 1, 2020

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Our Maine guide, Dave was out on Millinocket Lake bright and early this morning searching for moose with a group of eager guests. It was a serene morning, perfect for sight seeing and just being relaxing. The wildlife was not especially plentiful however they were blessed with the sighting of some loons, a turtle and…

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July 31, 2020

By NEOC Info | Aug 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Well, the month of July has been a whirlwind for sure and we ended it with a bang! With Ken pulling double duty once again, he ventured out to Big Mud Brook on the pontoon boat for his morning tour. Along the way they saw a belted kingfisher, a beaver, a family of ducks, some…

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July 30, 2020

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We have had an amazing summer so far here at Twin Pines and have been entertaining many guests with our twice daily moose tours. Today was another busy day with our Maine guide Ken doing double duty on the pontoon boat. In the morning they were delighted to see an eagle, 2 deer, an eastern…

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July 29, 2020

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It was a stunning evening here on Millinocket Lake in the shadow of Katahdin. Our Maine Guide Ken headed for Big Mud Brook with a small group of guests on their hunt to find a moose. They were able to see some loons, a deer, a belted kingfisher and low and behold a cow moose…

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July 27, 2020

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It was another rainy evening so Ken took his small group by van to Baxter State Park and they walked into Sandy Stream Pond on their search for some Maine wildlife. They saw both a toad and a bull frog along with an ebony jewel wing, a common merganser, a family of ducks and a…

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July 26, 2020

By NEOC Info | Jul 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

We have been keeping our Maine guide’s busy this summer and once again we had 2 large moose tours today. The sky opened up and the rain came down just before 7 am so Dave opted for the van and they headed up the Golden Rd and beyond. Apparently the moose were not enjoying the…

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July 25, 2020

By NEOC Info | Jul 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

It was another spectacular evening here in the Katahdin region so Ken once again set sail for Big Mud Brook with his group of 8 in tow. Along the way they saw several loons, a raven, 2 otter, a duck with ducklings, a bald eagle and a belted kingfisher.

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