Aroostook Outdoor News: 10.20.17 edition

In this edition: 1) Learn about local haunted history by lantern light in Presque Isle. 2) 5k run/walks in Soldier Pond and Woodland. 3) Visit the North Maine Woods in Caribou. Plus lots more!
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Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21
PRESQUE ISLE: Presque Isle Historical Society Haunted Lantern History Tour. A “slightly scary, kinda creepy” nighttime downtown tour through the old jail (only opened for this tour), 13 sites for the true history of that particular site by lantern light. Tours begin at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. each night at Historic Fire Station, 11 Church St. Cost: $5. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or FMI
Saturday, October 21
FORT KENT: Fort Kent Outdoor Center Trail Work Session. 8:30–11:30 a.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center, 33 Paradis Cir. Fall is here and that means trail work. Meet at the Maintenance Building. Bring gloves, boots, lopping shears, hand saw…

Aroostook Outdoor News: 10.20.17 Hunter’s Breakfast Edition

Hunter’s breakfasts are a long-standing and revered tradition here in Aroostook County.
Whether you’re a hunter looking to fuel up before a day in the deer woods or someone looking for a hearty, home-cooked meal, a hunter’s breakfast offers something for just about everyone.
The centerpiece of these small town soirees is simple: it’s all about the food.
Most outfits offer up traditional breakfast fare – usually in huge, all-you-can-eat helpings – at a very reasonable price.
And, because these feasts frequently function as fundraisers for local clubs and organizations, most feature an overabundance of door prizes and raffle prizes to help get people in the door and raise a little extra money for their project.
As an attendee at my share of these breakfast banquets over the years, I have been the lucky recipient of gas cards, hunting hats, sweatshirts, and evena case of oil. Most folks, in my experience, go home with a prize; the luckiest leave with a new rifle or a certificate for full tank…