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Identifier: inpinetreejungle00ban Title: In pine-tree jungles; a hand-book for sportsmen and campers in the great Maine woods Year: 1902 (1900s) Authors: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company Subjects: Outdoor life Sports Publisher: Bangor, Me., Bangor & Aroostook railroad Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: d insure good catches. Next to Greenville, Norcross, on North Twin lake, is the great objec-tive point for fishermen and hunters in B. & A. territory. Not only isit a halting place for canoeists who make the West branch trip fromNortheast carry, but every year sees hundreds of sportsmen put in here for a trip up the West branch waters and into the adjacent big-game and fishing haunts. There are several distinct water routes thatlead out from Norcross — one to the lake region south of the Westbranch, including the Jo Mary lakes, Nahmakanta, Rainbow, Deb-sconeag, and smaller lakes of the group; another up tlie West branchitself, going through Pemadumcook, Ambajejus, and up to the Sourdna-hunk stream and beyond ; a third to Millinocket lake, over a fifty-rodcarry from Ambajejus. Guides and general supplies can be had at Nor-cross, and a little steamer is here ready to give the sportsman a liftover the first and most uninteresting stage of his trip. A steamer In the Norcross Region, Text Appearing After Image: The Anglers Path is often Down a Woodsy Lane, also leaves the foot of South Twin lake for points on the lake abovementioned. For a lot of enjoyment with canoe and rod when vacation time islimited, this Norcross region is an ideal place to come to. In the lowerlakes will be found perch and pickerel, while the upper lakes add togueand a few trout to the fishermans fare. About 25 miles from Norcross Mount Katahdin. 23 are the three Debsconeag and two Hurd ponds, where fine trout andtogue are plenty. There are also several little ponds in this vicinity thatcan be whipped with most gratifying results. Sourdnahunk stream, 28miles from Norcross, is an exceptionally fine piece of trout water, whilethe numerous small ponds near by are reckoned without a superior inall the world. These little ponds are literally alive with trout averagingfrom one to four pounds, with many an old whopper swimmingabout in the deep dead-water. While one is in such close proximity to Mount Katahdin, he shouldnot mi Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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