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Old 08-22-2010, 04:24 PM
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Default kennebago river access

anyone ever fish the kennebago river in or around rangeley? how is the access to the river? is it private water? heading up there for labor day weekend. any info would help.
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:40 PM
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The river is not private. You can access some of the Kennebago, including the famous Steep Bank Pool, by car. A short way beyond there is a gate. You can hike in (or bike) beyond that as far as you'd like.
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:56 PM
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thanks for the info, i was starting to think i had to be staying at one of the camps such as Grants to access the river.
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Old 09-06-2010, 05:20 PM
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How was the fishing? I imagine the river was pretty low.
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Old 09-06-2010, 08:44 PM
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I am sorry I didn't read this sooner.... Kennebago is as low as anyone ever remembers it. Earl lcould have saved it, but it petered out. Without a good poke of rain, my favorites will have to wait for next september.
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Old 09-07-2010, 11:34 AM
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vermont was just as bad this past weekend. not feeling the love from mother nature at all and it is scary...
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