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Advanced Fly Fishing Course On The West Branch Coming In September

We just added an Advanced Fly Fishing Course to the calendar, running September 24-26 near Big Eddy on the West Branch of the Penobscot River. Taught and guided by Paul Sveum, (Registered Master Maine Guide), the course is designed for those who have taken our Introduction To Fly Fishing Course, and picks up where that […] Read more

Fall Wilderness Bushcraft Semester Update: 4 Spots Remaining

The Traveling Stock Pot; Making The Most Of “Trash” Fish On Long Canoe Expeditions

New Dutch Oven Recommendation For The Field School And The Home Kitchen

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Nurturing Vs. Accountability As A Coach | JMB Podcast 107

End of the spring semester. Back from our final trip, the spring 2021 Wilderness Guide Training Semester is finished. In this episode of the podcast Christopher and I discuss two aspects of coaching people and how they differ. First is nurturing them to build their confidence, and second is focusing on accountability and what needs […] Read more

Everglades Wilderness Waterway Canoe Trip | JMB Podcast 106

Spring Fly Fishing In Maine | JMB Podcast 105

Winter Camping With No Sleeping Bag, Allagash Stream & Big Black | JMB Podcast 104

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Introduction To Fly Fishing Weekend Course With Master Maine Guide Paul Sveum

This past weekend, Jack Mountain instructor and master Maine guide Paul Sveum ran an introduction to fly fishing course. Students got insight into reading water for likely hiding spots for fish, a chance to flip rocks and take a close look at the insect life that fish are feeding on, and that fishing flies are […] Read more

Fly Fishing Course Casting Practice | JMB Vlog 138

Jack Mountain Bushcraft Vlog 137 | Advanced Canoe Poling

Advanced Canoe Poling | JMB Vlog 137

May 2021 Allagash Canoe Trip | JMB Vlog 136

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About Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media

– Ago Puteus Foris –
We’re a bushcraft, guide training and wilderness expedition school and traditional Maine Guide service founded in 1999. We help people become more skilled, more knowledgeable, more experienced and more confident by using traditional wilderness skills, a few simple tools and field-based experience. This is our media hub. For information on our programs, go to JackMtn.com, and check out our Calendar to see all upcoming programs.

Tim Smith, M.Ed., Registered Master Maine Guide.
    Jack Mountain Bushcraft School Founder






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