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Islesboro: A Quiet Island Interlude

Exploring a 14-mile long island in Penobscot Bay.

All the Things You Never Knew About Barnacles

Strong-shelled and firmly cemented in place, barnacles shrug off even the strongest waves at high tide. Sharp-edged and closely clustered, they are a reminder that the sea is rough and therefore tend to be avoided. Their ubiquity means they also tend to be ignored—except by naturalists.

Boating Simplified: A Sailor takes to Canoes

A long-time sailor discovers the hassle-free joy of canoeing.

Clara Martin and the Earliest Guide for Mount Desert Island Tourists

One of the earliest guidebooks to Mount Desert was written by a woman, Clara Barnes Martin.

Rangeley: Mountain Magic

Western Maine's mountains, lakes and ponds

Tracking the Health of Acadia’s Lakes

Protecting the water supplies in Acadia.

I Can’t Believe What I Just Heard

In his years as a Maine wildlife biologist Ron Joseph has heard some wild tales.

Fly Reel Makers of Maine

Maine’s storied history of fishing tackle includes men who designed and built early salmon reels.

A Maine Tradition

Trolling for salmon is an art in relaxation. A seasoned angler has some good tips.

Sales, Service, Storage & Boatbuilding

Hamlin’s Marine operates four sites, offers sales, service, and manufacturing.

A Tribute to a Maine Fisherman

A caring gesture from a waterfront community

Gardiner: River Town Revival

A historic community on the Kennebec River has been undergoing a revival in recent years.

McCurdy Smokehouse

The McCurdy smokehouse Museum tells the story of Lubec’s fishy past.

Maine’s Lynx Project

Maine lynx: secretive, beautiful, and threatened.

Camden’s Anchor Works

Camden once was the site of the country’s largest anchor manufacturing company.