Maine conservation group receives largest land donation in its history

COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — The Downeast Salmon Federation received the largest donation of land in its 30-year history in late December 2012, according to a press release. Read more

Lake Cathance is in the headwaters of the Denny’s River and has some of the most well-known landlocked salmon fishing in Maine, being the first to be stocked with the species in the state, according to the press release. “The lake is a tributary water source of Cobscook Bay, which is one of the most ecologically rich estuaries in North America,” Shaw added. The entire region is dependent on the natural resources of the area, he said, particularly recreational and commercial fisheries.