This weekend will see an event incomparable to any other fisheries contest in the long storied fishing history of the Rangeley area. The Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association will hold the Mooselookmeguntic Landlocked Salmon Derby on Saturday and Sunday June 19 and 20.
MDIFW fisheries biologists have determined there is currently an overabundance of wild landlocked salmon in Mooselookmeguntic Lake, resulting in poor salmon growth and condition. To improve the health of the fishery on the Lake, MDIFW has implemented new regulations for the taking of landlocked salmon as part of their fisheries management plan. The new regulations, beginning