Useful Resources in the Western Maine/Androscoggin River Valley 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.

Coos Canyon Campground and Cabins

445 Swift River Road, Byron, Maine 04275
207-364-3880
Email: coos_cabins@yahoo.com
Website: www.cooscanyoncabins.com
Campground and cabins located on the Swift River.
Year-round lodging. Reg. Master Maine Guide Available. Affordable rates. Package deals.

Coos Canyon Cottage #8

8 Dingle Hill Road, Byron, Maine 04275
207-933-4708 or 207-333-7649
Email: pooles@fairpoint.net
Website: http://playandstayatcooscanyon.com
Coos Canyon Cottage #8 is a 3BR 1 bath trail-side cottage located in the Western Mountains of Maine. 40 miles from Rangeley and 20 miles from Rumford. WMD 7 and 12. Great hunting, fishing, ATV, Snowmobiling, Gold Panning and hiking Tumbledown Mountain.

Lakewood Camps

P.O. Box 1275, Rangeley, ME 04970
207-243-2959
Email: info@lakewoodcamps.com
Website: www.lakewoodcamps.com
Traditional sporting camp on the famous Rapid River. Twelve cabins, lodge, three meals each day. Many services
provided.

Outdoor Gear

Bear River Trading Post

4 Bear River Road, Newry, ME 04261
207-824-BEAR (2327)
Email: bearriv@megalink.net
We provide DIF&W licenses/registrations, fishing gear, worms and local lore. Gas, food, beer and all necessary sundries are available.

Campgrounds/Lodging

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.

Point Sebago Resort

261 Point Sebago Road, Casco, ME 04015
1-800-655-1232 or 207-655-3821
Email: info@pointsebago.com
Website: www.pointsebago.com
775-acre resort with boat launch ramp and complete marina on Sebago Lake. Boat slip and boat rental. Fishing packages

Boardwalk B&B

867 Route 120, Rumford, ME 04276
207-364-2746
Email: boardwalk@gwi.net
Website: www.boardwalkrumford.com
Private, high quality, low cost suites in the heart of great
fishing in the western Maine mountains.

Pleasant River Campground

P.O. Box 92, 800 West Bethel Road, West Bethel, ME 04286
207-836-2000
75 sites on 35 acres, water, electric, sewer. Big rigs to tenters. Full store, canoe/kayak rentals, Androscoggin shuttle service available.

Outfitters

Rapid River Flyfishing

Middle Dam, P.O. Box 355, Andover, ME 04216
207-650-3890
Email: flyfish1@megalink.net
Website: www.rapidriverflyfishing.com
The legendary Rapid River. Trophy native brook trout and salmon. Guide Service. Outfitting. On sight accommoda-tions: housekeeping only, canoes, kayaks, locally tied flies.

North Country Rivers

Route 201, Bingham, Maine 04920
1-800-348-8871
Email: info@northcountryrivers.com
Website: www.northcountryrivers.com
Deluxe riverside cabin rentals, campground, restaurant, guiding services, rafting, kayaking, snowmobile rentals and tours. Major credit cards accepted.

Bethel Outdoor Adventure

121 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217
207-824-4224 or 1-800-533-3607
Email: info@betheloutdooradventure.com
Website: www.betheloutdooradventure.com
Riverside campground on the Androscoggin. Canoe, kayak, drift boat rentals. Guides. Hostel. Shuttle Service.

Sun Valley Sports and Guide Service

129 Sunday River Rd., Bethel, ME 04217
1-877-851-7533 or 207-824-7533
Email: svs@sunvalleysports.com
Website: www.sunvalleysports.com
Orvis Dealer, full service fly shop, fishing licenses, hatch info, guide service, shuttles, canoe and kayak rentals, cabin rentals, 8AM – 5PM daily.

Information

Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 1247, 8 Station Pl., Bethel, ME 04217
207-824-2282 or 1-800-442-5826
Email: info@bethelmaine.com
Website: www.bethelmaine.com
Providing complete visitor information and one-call lodging accommodation reservation service. Call or email for free brochures.

Guide Services

Sun Valley Sports and Guide Service

129 Sunday River Rd., Bethel, ME 04217
1-877-851-7533 or 207-824-7533
Email: svs@sunvalleysports.com
Website: www.sunvalleysports.com
Orvis endorsed guide for Maine and New Hampshire. Drift boat, wading rivers and ponds. Lessons for all abilities. Eco-tours. Lodging available.

Rocky Ridge Guide Service

P.O. Box 76, 8 Ridge Road, Lovell, Maine 04051
207-925-6262
Email: rrgs@pivot.net
Website: www.rockyridgemaineguide.com
Fish inland waters for smallmouth and largemouth bass, lake trout and salmon and the coast of Maine for striped bass and blues on light tackle.

Driftboat, Maine!

108 Fairbanks Road, Farmington, Maine 04938
207-491-9898
Email: mj@driftboatmaine.com
Website: www.driftboating.com
Explore fly fishing from a customized driftboat with Maine’s premier professional driftboat guide, Michael Jones. Kennebec and Androscoggin rivers.

Fins and Furs Adventures

32 Greenwood Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-474-5430
Email: finsandfursadventures@beeline-online.net
Website: www.finsandfursadventures.com
World-class fly fishing for trout, landlocked salmon, smallmouth bass. Fly casting schools and instruction with Master Maine guide. Lodging assistance provided.

Bear River Fly Fishing

P.O. Box 436, Bethel, ME 04217
207-824-3339
Email: jwight@megalink.net
Website: www.canoe.the-wights.com
Fly fishing experiences by drift boats, canoes or wading. Fishing Androscoggin in NH and ME, Rapid and Magalloway rivers. Maine canoe trips.

R.C. Guide Service

P.O. Box 254, Bethel, ME 04217
207-824-3326 or 207-557-2080 (Cell)
Email: rlmcoole@megalink.net
Offering local and regional fishing trips and canoe or boat fishing/camping trips around the state.