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September 20, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tonight our Maine guide Glen took an intimate group of 2 on the pontoon boat for an evening cruise. They saw 2 otters, 1 beaver, 2 loons and a bald eagle. They didn’t see any moose but we will give Glen an A for effort.

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Fall is the Time for a Romantic Wilderness Getaway

By neoc | Sep 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fall is the Time for a Romantic Wilderness Getaway Fall has finally arrived, the temps are dropping, the flannel is coming out and it’s time to enjoy the rich colors, dry days, and adventures of autumn with your sweetheart. If you’re looking for a getaway that offers exceptional lodging and dining, unbelievable wilderness, and access…

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September 18, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

September 18, 2019   |   Sep 17, 2019 – Comments (0) Our Maine Guide, Ken had high hopes as he and his group of four headed out on Millinocket Lake in search of MOOSE. It was a very chilly evening, perhaps the moose were at home in front of the fire because they certainly…

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September 16, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On this cool evening Ken was on the lake again with hopes of seeing the moose that have been eluding us this past week. He escorted his small group across to Big Mud Brook and along the way they saw lots of loons, a beaver, 3 otters, a great blue heron and a kingfisher. And…

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September 15, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The foliage is just beginning to turn and the swamp and sugar maples are a bright red hue on the shores of Millinocket Lake. Our guests were happy to see some beaver, loons and some king fishers tonight but once again there were no moose in sight.

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September 13, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a beautiful calm evening on this Friday the 13th and our guide Ken was at it again. He once again set sail for Mud Brook in search of our enormous state animal. They did see some loons, cormorants, common mergansers, a juvenile loon, king fishers and an otter however the moose must have…

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September 12, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ken was under pressure as we had a full evening moose tour. He decided to go through Big Mud Brook with hoping to see some moose. Unfortunately, there was no moose, but there was many loons and beavers. They were also able to see blue wing teals, cormorants and king fishers. On their ride back…

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Four Best Foliage Tricks + One More Reason to Head North this Fall

By neoc | Sep 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Maine is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world to behold the rich, beautiful colors of fall. This is because with almost two thirds of the state under forest cover, Maine has an abundance of trees and a profusion of the right tree species, including red and sugar maples, a variety of oaks, red…

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September 10, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Designed and illustrated by Susan Mathias It was a glorious day on Millinocket Lake and our guides took full advantage of it by getting our guests on the water. Bob took a small group out in the morning and saw many loons, and Ken took a larger group in the evening and they saw some…

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September 8, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

We had a great Sunday Funday here at NEOC today. It began with Dave taking a small group of 2 out for a morning moose tour where they saw 2 moose, a bull and a cow and ended with Ken and a larger group of 6 on the evening tour where they were delighted to…

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