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Item 79581

Title: Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: South Bristol

Media: black and white photograph

Item 79582

Title: Nets drying at the Gut, South Bristol, ca. 1920

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: South Bristol

Media: photograph

Item 27717

Title: Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Contributed by: Lubec Landmarks

Date: circa 1995

Location: Lubec

Media: Metal, cotton

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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.