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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

… Thurlow, Bill Bayley and Don Googins Local Fishermen at Pine Point, Scarborough, 1932Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society &…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

For years, lobster fishermen knew that area of Stratton Island as the old wreck. This name was added to others around the island such as clam cove…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Harbor Cottage, The Old Ell (“Mame’s House”), and the Big Barn

… their own doctors, grocers, tailors, carpenters, fishermen, entertainment, and clergy. People spent their days toiling long hours to produce the…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

… the early 19th century, Phebe’s brothers were fishermen and farmers. Her brother Abraham became the proprietor of a successful shipyard in…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

… in 1984 that reduced the pressure on younger fishermen and the lobster fishery in general. The current trap limit continues to be 475.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… proper broadcasting techniques talking to local fishermen on the Citizen’s Band radio. Kids were welcome to join Mame for casual meals too: much to…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Local fishermen moved quickly and easily from one fishery to another. They worked a combination of weirs, stop-seines, trawls and traps.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… HARBOR/RYDER’S COVE This harbor was named by the fishermen who, after weeklong labors, rested in its sheltered waters on Sundays.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Early fishermen set nets for salmon and haddock. Cod was caught on trawls, mostly for island consumption.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Fishermen, well acquainted with area waters and tides, isolated coves and islands; as well as the close proximity to Campobello and Deer Islands made…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Cheese Factory

The Cheese Factory Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Cheese/Pantry BoxItem Contributed byStrong…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Wood Products of Strong Text By: Carl Stinchfield and Dawn S. Pratt Return to Online Exhibits The importance of wood products to the Town of Strong…