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Item 12253

Title: Caribou Fish Hatchery

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 12252

Title: Caribou Fish Hatchery, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 12254

Title: Old Fish Hatchery, Caribou, 1895

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

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Exhibit

Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

Exhibit

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.