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September 10, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 12, 2022 | Comments Off on September 10, 2022

It was another warm and sunny day and the lake was just as calm as it could be as Ken and his group of 6 ventured out in search of some Maine wildlife. Loons and cormorants, a kingfisher, an eagle and a painted turtle were some of the sights that they saw on the morning…

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September 9, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 12, 2022 | Comments Off on September 9, 2022

With a lovely summer weekend in the forecast, Ken and a small group of 2 enjoyed a lovely calm lake as they slowly made their way towards Big Mud Brook. The loons were plentiful as well as the kingfishers and cormorants. They also saw 2 eagles, a few painted turtles and 2 beaver as they…

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September 8, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 12, 2022 | Comments Off on September 8, 2022

This evening our Maine guide, Ken and 3 guests boarded the NEOC pontoon boat and made their way across Millinocket Lake. Along their journey they encountered 2 eagles, some cormorants and kingfishers, painted turtles, an otter and 4 beavers. All that and a relaxing boat ride in the shadow of Katahdin, what more can you…

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September 7, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 8, 2022 | Comments Off on September 7, 2022

After a chilly start the day warmed up nicely and our 6 guests were thrilled to get out on Millinocket Lake with our Maine guide, Matt. As the group set out across the lake en route to Big Mud Brook they had the pleasure of seeing loons and kingfishers, a cormorant, a bald eagle, several…

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September 5, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 6, 2022 | Comments Off on September 5, 2022

On this Labor Day 2022 we started the day with our Maine guide, Matt and 2 guests braving the chilly morning on the pontoon boat. As the group made their way across Millinocket Lake they encountered loons and cormorants, an eagle and as Matt described it, the biggest bull moose he has ever seen. It…

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September 4, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 5, 2022 | Comments Off on September 4, 2022

This morning, Matt and his intimate group of 2 set off on the pontoon boat for Big Mud Brook. They enjoyed the sighting of mallards and loons, a cormorant, a kingfisher, eagles, a snapping turtle, a mink and a bull moose! In the evening, Ken was our guide and he loaded his group of 5…

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September 3, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 5, 2022 | Comments Off on September 3, 2022

It was a busy day on the water with both a morning and evening wildlife tour and a sight-seeing tour in the middle. Ken started the day with a group of 12 on what was dubbed “the bloody mary cruise.” As they casually glided across the lake they saw loons and cormorants, kingfishers, a wood…

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September 2, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 5, 2022 | Comments Off on September 2, 2022

On this beautiful, fall like evening our Maine guide, Ken and a group of 7 boarded the NEOC pontoon boat and set sail across Millinocket Lake searching for sights. Along the way they saw 2 eagles, an osprey, some cormorants, loons, kingfishers, both black and wood ducks, 5 painted turtles, snapping turtles and a beaver.

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September 1, 2022

By NEOC Info | Sep 1, 2022 | Comments Off on September 1, 2022

September has arrived and with it the cooler weather, but that didn’t deter Ken from getting his group of 2 out on the lake for the evening wildlife tour. As they slowly made their way towards Big Mud Brook they came upon loons and wood ducks, kingfishers, a cormorant, an osprey, some Canada geese, 2…

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August 31, 2022

By NEOC Info | Aug 31, 2022 | Comments Off on August 31, 2022

It’s hard to believe today is the last day of August. Not sure where the month went but it went out with a bang. Matt began the day with 2 sight-seeing tours with a total of 14 people. They were able to see an eagle and some loons on the 11:30 tour and were blessed…

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