Useful Resources in the Downeast/Acadia Region

Below is a list of links to web sites that might be of interest to Maine sportsmen and sportswomen. These are for informational purposes only. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife does not endorse, promote, or sponsor any businesses or services listed. These links are provided as a courtesy, and are not part of the official State of Maine web site. We can make no guarantees as to the accuracy of others' content.

Sporting Camps

Maine Sporting Camp Association

126 Western Avenue, Box 131, Augusta, ME 04330
207-435-6000
Email: info@mainesportingcamps.com
Website: www.mainesportingcamps.com
Sixty members statewide. Comfortable, rustic wilderness cabins in a century-old tradition; excellent home-cooked meals or complete cooking facilities.

Canal Side Cabins

P.O. Box 77, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637
207-796-2796
Email: canalside@midmaine.com
Website: www.canalsidecabins.com
We are an all-year facility with an array of fishing
activities, traditional guided excursions. Fly fish for landlocks, smallmouth bass.

Grand Lake Lodge

P.O. Box 8, Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637
207-796-5584
Email: info@grandlakelodgemaine.com
Website: www.grandlakelodgemaine.com
Housekeeping cabins on the shore of West Grand Lake. Come fish the lake with free dock space
available or fly fish the stream for landlocked salmon.

Weatherby’s – The Fisherman’s Resort

P.O. Box 69, Grand Lake Stream, Maine 04637
207-796-5558 (s) or 207-926-5598 (w)
Email: info@weatherbys.com
Website: www.weatherbys.com
100-year-old traditional Maine sporting lodge, featuring world-class smallmouth bass and salmon fishing. Full service with guides available.

The Village Camps

HC 81 Box 101, Forest City, ME 04413
207-448-7726
Email: info@thevillagecamps.com
Website: www.thevillagecamps.com
Fully equipped housekeeping cottages. Open all year. Fish East Grand and Spednik lakes. Guides, licenses, docking facilities and boat and motor rentals.

Rideout’s Lakeside Lodge

6 Waterfront Drive, Weston, ME 04424
1-800-594-5391 or 207-448-2440
Email: info@rideouts.com
Website: www.rideouts.com
Since 1947, Maine’s premier destination for smallmouth bass, landlocked salmon, brook trout and lake trout fishing on East Grand Lake.

Campgrounds/Lodging

The Red Barn Campground

602 Main Street, Holden, ME 04429
207-843-6011
Email: info@redbarnmaine.com
Website: www.redbarnmaine.com
Friendly campground that can accommodate tenters and RVs of any size. Near three beautiful lakes. Diner. Swimming pool.

Maine Campground Owners Association

10 Falcon Road, Suite 1, Lewiston, ME 04240
207-782-5874
Email: info@campmaine.com
Website: www.campmaine.com
Official Maine camping guide and website for over 200 of Maine’s best private campgrounds. Listings in print or online and printable.

Guide Services

James (J.R.) Mabee

271 Kenduskeag Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401
207-942-0601 (winter) 207-796-2609 (summer)
Email: jrmabee@roadrunner.com
Fly fishing, spinning and trolling. Landlocked salmon, trout and smallmouth bass. Canoe trips. Upland Birds over pointing dogs.