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Item 28628

Title: Netting Stand, Islesboro, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: circa 1885

Location: Islesboro

Media: wood, metal

Item 27108

Title: Netting Shuttle, Islesboro, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Islesboro

Media: wood

Item 35289

Title: Fishermen repairing their nets, Biddeford Pool, 1917

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1917

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

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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.