Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Pettegrove Point, Dochet Island, Calais, ME
Nestled right on the Canadian border and the beautiful St. Croix River, the City of Calais, Maine, is located in eastern Washington County situated on the Canadian border and the beautiful St. Croix River.
Calais shares three international border crossings and a longstanding history with St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada.
Calais has historically been a city of commerce and is recognized as the primary shopping center of eastern Washington County and Charlotte County, New Brunswick. Currently retail, service, and construction businesses are the primary components of the Calais economy.
Calais is home to 3,123 residents and services a regional population of 15,000. Calais has worked to bolster its economy by revitalization of its downtown and development of an industrial park complete with sewer, water, three-phase power and transportation facilities. Calais is designated as a HUB zone for economic development. Calais has a remarkable endowment of historic buildings and natural beauty. The quality of life is further enhanced by the availability of an array of community facilities including a regional hospital, Washington County Community College (formerly WCTC), numerous parks and recreational facilities.
Deciding where to fish for the day can be one of the major challenges for anglers. You want to be sure that you’ve exercised all location options while staying fuel conscious. How do you scan the water for the bite without wasting fuel? You can ask your local sources for… Learn More
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