Jackman, the snowmobile hub of Maine, were we get the snow first and lose it last.
December 7, 2007
This weekís storm brought 14 to 18 inches of fluffy white powder to the region. Off trial riding is already in full force on unplowed roadways allowing some great pre-season riding.
Jackmansí snowmobile club (Border Riders Sportsman Club) and area businesses have been very busy preparing for this years snowmobile season: Installation of 30 culverts on South ITS 89 towards Owls Head and new trail opening with access to the forks region and to Eustis; a new groomer was purchased and due to arrive this week to join with Jackmanís other two groomers to maintain the trails in spectacular ...
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Jackman Moose River Region Chamber of Commerce announces their annual hunter appreciation breakfast and supper.November 2, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Jackman-Moose River Region Chamber of Commerce (JMRRCOC) announces their annual Deer Season "Hunterís Supper" at the American Legion on November 15th. This year, a Hunters breakfast will also be served from 4am-8am the same day for those hunters who prefer a big breakfast. For more details, please visit the JMRRCOC website at http://jackmanmaine.org/jackman-maine-highlights.php.
Hunters come to the Jackman region not only for the great hunting opportunities and for a chance at the big buck, but also for the Hunters Supper which is always held the 3rd week of deer season. The feast includes roasted turkey ...
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Quebec Canada and Jackman Maine ATV clubs plan ATV Rendezvous marking the creation of an international ATV trail system
July 17, 2007
With over 300 miles of designated ATV trails, the Jackman Moose River Region is quickly becoming an ATVerís vacation destination in Maine. ATV riders visiting Jackman Maine have the option to not only ride south to the Forks, east toward Rockwood but now, they can go even further North into Quebec. Thanks to the efforts of the Jackman Border Riders Club, the Quebec ATV club and landowners of the area, riders can cross the border into Canada and enjoy additional miles of trails to St Come Quebec.
"ATVer's account for a large percentage of visitors to the Jackman Maine ...
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Recent News Stories
Below is a list of recent news stories in newspapers, magazines, and other news sources.
As Deer Think of Wooing, Maine Thinks of Deer
New York Times, November 9, 2007
" Jackman is one of those small towns where life revolves around deer hunting every autumn. Although bow-hunting season began in September, opening day for firearms, Oct. 27, is the big date on the calendar. "For Maine residents, deer hunting is something they look forward to for the whole year," said Paul Jacques, deputy commissioner of the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. "For the next month, the first thing you say when you see someone in a restaurant is, 'How you doin' ó did you get your deer yet?'" Jackman is about 160 miles northwest of Portland and 16 miles southeast of the Canadian border. It has a population of about 700, a couple of gas stations, a general store and a few bars and restaurants, the kind where a waitress greets you by name when you walk in, or conversation stops and heads turn to survey the stranger in town."
Read the article at the New York Times.