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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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September 6, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a nearly week long dry spell, Glen was determined to show his guests a moose as they set sail for Mud Brook. Along the way they saw lots of loons, beaver, a turtle, cormorants, a king fisher but no moose…until they rounded the bend and there it was…a cow moose! Nice work Glen…dry spell…

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September 5, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a couple of gloomy days the sun came back out today and Mt. Katahdin decided to grace us with it’s breathtaking presence once again. Glen was able to get his small group back on the water to see five loons enjoying the warmth of the sun along with some ducks, beaver and a bald…

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September 4, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the skies darkening, Bob took our small group by van this morning to Sandy Stream Pond and several of our secret spots but his efforts were in vain as they didn’t see anything but a few ducks. It seems that the moose have gone into hiding the last couple of days.

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September 3, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was another 2 moose tour day here at Twin Pines. Our Maine guide Bob took a group of 2 out on the lake for an early morning boat ride where they were pleased to see 2 deer, several loons and a bald eagle. The evening tour consisted of a full boat of 14 and…

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September 1, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

September rolled in with a flurry of activity and 2 good sized moose tours. Ken was the guide for both the morning and the evening tour. In the morning they were blessed to hear the melancholy sound of the common loon’s call. They also saw king fishers, a ruby-throated hummingbird, a painted turtle and to…

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August 31, 2019

By NEOC Info | Sep 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

As August came to a close, our Maine Guide Glen took a boat full of eager guests out on a quest to catch a glimpse of our Maine state animal. Along with the beautiful backdrop of Katahdin they were delighted to see a cow moose, beaver, loons and a bald eagle. I can’t think of…

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