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Harbors

Leeches, Snappers, Spiders, and Snakes OH MY!

Leeches, snappers, spiders, and snakes: lake monsters demystified

Perfect Cast

In his studio in southern Maine, Fred Kretchman carefully crafts exquisite bamboo fly-fishing rods.

Parmachenee Lake

Located deep within the northwest corner of Maine’s vast forestland, Parmachenee Lake is a bright jewel in the crown of lakes and ponds that comprise the state’s Rangeley Lakes Region.

The Living Legacy of the North Woods Paddle

The North Woods Paddle: A time-honored tool from Maine’s North Woods lives on.

Two Traditional Canoe Builders

Wood-and-canvas canoes are still being built by hand by two craftsmen in the tiny town of Atkinson, Maine, where Rollin Thurlow and Jerry Stelmok, old friends and former business partners, have shops.

A Wide-Angle View of Maine as it Came of Age

A remarkable exhibition of lithographic landscapes of the Pine Tree State at Bowdoin College provides a panoramic record of Maine’s towns and cities.

Into the Maine Woods

A quirky first day of work in the forest.

Maine’s oldest known ship “photo”

An 1849 daguerreotype of the ship Tempest.

York

York is filled with historic as well as natural treasures.

Scallop Research

Scallop research project featured an unusual partnership between scientists and fishermen.

The Strange Tale of Outer Baldonia

Avid sport fisherman Russell Arundel turned a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia into its own nation. What began as a lark ended up making headlines.

A Broadway Producer and the Boothbay 33

The story behind the Boothbay 33 and its Broadway theater connections.

Bohndell Sails

A new generation keeps a sailmaking business in the family and moving forward.

A One-Horse Town?

Eve Murray takes stock of the horses of Matinicus.

Sea Smoke and Steam Devils

A close and cold encounter with sea smoke.