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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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October 3, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Katahdin–grand as ever–was bathed in brilliant morning light as the group made their way to Mud Brook via pontoon. Maine guide, Glen was at the helm and tried his best to round up a moose but apparently the moose had other plans. No moose today, but beautiful scenery and fall colors everywhere as the group…

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October 2, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this glorious fall day our guide Ken took his guests by van not only to search for moose but also to see the beautiful fall foliage. They enjoyed the beauty of Katahdin shrouded in a thin layer of clouds. A ruffed grouse cock graced them with it’s full display in hopes of catching the…

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Are you ready for snowmobiling season? We are

By neoc | Oct 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The great thing about snowmobiling in the Katahdin Region is that every week can offer a new snowmobiling destination.  If you’re ready to start planning your 2020 snowmobiling season, here’s a well-honed list of favorite places to ride and some tips for how to enjoy it to the max. Great Places to Ride First off,…

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September 30, 2019

By NEOC Info | Oct 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this cool and crisp fall morning, Sterling decided to take his small group by van on their quest to find a moose or 2. They headed in to Sandy Stream Pond to enjoy the beautiful view of Katahdin and were thrilled to see 3 otters swimming around. Since the afternoon sun warmed things up…

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September 29, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a calm but chilly morning at NEOC and our guide Dave took our guests for a scenic boat ride in hopes of spotting a moose. They headed in to Mud Brook but only saw some loons, kingfishers, and a cormorant. For the evening tour, Ken decided to go by van to Sandy Stream…

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September 24, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today we had a morning and an evening tour. In the morning Lamont went to Sandy Stream pond with all fingers crossed hoping to see moose. However, they only caught eyes on some ducks. For the afternoon tour Ken was able to take out the boat and decided to try going to big mud. They…

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September 23, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today we had a full-day wildlife tour booked so Sterling started the morning off on the pontoon boat. It was cloudy and drizzly and it seemed that the moose were taking cover from the impending rain. They saw some loons, ducks and a great blue heron. They took to the road for the afternoon and…

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September 22, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was unusually warm on this last day of summer 2019 and appropriately we had 2 moose tours scheduled. Dave set out in the morning for Mud Brook to see what they could see. They were able to view some loons, an eagle, 3 or 4 blue herons and some kingfishers. Ken was the man…

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September 21, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this beautiful late summer day, Glen took his group out on the lake to enjoy the spectacular view and try to catch a glimpse of the great swamp donkey aka the moose. They quietly motored into Mud Brook in anticipation of spotting one there but it was bare. They were happy to see several…

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