OJ 502 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
502
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Segments
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Fishing the Upper Connecticut River
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When it comes to trout fishing, the upper Connecticut River is a cut above. As it winds its way south between the rugged mountains of northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont, New England's longest river offers miles of lightly fished water home to brook, brown and rainbow trout. And the scenic beauty is almost as good as the fishing. The best way to experience this water is to float the river, as we discovered when we hooked up with the oldest drift boat guide services in the North Country for a wonderful afternoon of trout fishing on the upper Connecticut River.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1899828047?starttime=71000&end=650
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OJ 605 Seg 2

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
605
Zone: 
Segments
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Maidstone Lake Trout
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Maidstone Lake was created when glacial ice carved out a deep basin along the northern stretches of the Connecticut River. The deep cold water left behind as a result of the glacier melt is now ideal habitat for salmon, rainbow and lake trout. Like many of the Northeast Kingdom lakes, Maidstone’s fish population was managed through creel surveys to help establish regulations and stocking efforts to provide anglers with a quality fishing experience. In recent years the focus on Maidstone Lake has changed . With access to genetic analysis fisheries biologists are discovering that Maidstone may hold a species of fish that is a direct descendent of the first lake trout left behind by the receding glaciers.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1890829155?starttime=563000&end=1052
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OJ 803 Seg 2

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
803
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Trout Bums
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Vermont is home to some of the best skiing in Vermont and with that, the state has become home to a growing population of ski bums. People that just can't spend enough time on the slopes during the winter season. Believe it or not this same phenomenon is happening on Vermont's trout streams. We caught up with a couple of young trout bums during the last days of the season on the Middlebury River. These two fishing guides may fish for a living but they also live to fish.

Cove Link (DEPRECATED): 
http://video.vpt.org/video/1466673485?starttime=805000&end=1533
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