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Issue 182 Table of Contents

May/June 2023

The Maine Rites of Spring
A new season of chores


Letters to the Editor — May/June 2023
Weather, lobster buoys, and Windseye

New faces, new boats, and going green
Marine business news, shrink wrap recycling, and marquee letter repair

Farewell to a Beloved Bridge
Since 1926, the arched bridge over Blue Hill’s reversing falls had been a local icon until it was torn down in 2022.

A Tiny, Efficient, Pocket Cruiser
A tiny, efficient, pocket cruiser

Experiencing the North Woods and Finding New Love
Hiking, canoeing, fishing: an appreciation for all Maine’s North Woods has to offer

Museum Tells the Story of Western Maine
Rangeley’s Outdoor Heritage Museum: Preserving Western Maine’s Sporting History.

The Race to Save Maine’s Wild Atlantic Salmon
Preservation efforts include dam removal and planting fertilized eggs.

Allagash Adventure
A wilderness trip of paddling, fishing, camping, and friendship.

Beaver Magic
No longer viewed as pests, beavers have earned a reputation as Mother Nature’s wetland engineers.

Handmade Graphite Rods Inspired by Maine’s Waterways
Maine Fly Company’s hand-made rods are inspired by Maine rivers.

A Sense of Time, Place & Indigenous People
Penobscot artist James Eric Francis, Sr. creates art relevant to his culture

A trip to Moosehead Lake and the steamer Katahdin

Welcome Downeast
Dandelion wine, salamanders, and bunchberries

Boats and Everything Under the Sun
Retirement congratulations to John K. Hanson Jr.

Maine I Love by Prentice “Skip” Strong & Dave Gelinas
Photos from the Penobscot Bay & River Pilots Association

Tollycraft 34: A Dream Come True
Reunited with a 1984 Convertible Sedan powerboat.

Saving a Boatyard and the Working Waterfront
Nonprofit converts Lowell Bros. yard into working waterfront incubator.

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 182
Issue 182 | May/June 2023
Volume 36 | Number 3
Click the cover image above to view the digital edition online.
On the cover: Ben Fuller, a small boat afficionado, rows a modern Adirondack Guideboat on Megunticook Lake in Camden.