“This has always been a fishing town, and it hasn’t really changed,” noted Donald Woodward, who heads the Jonesport Historical Society.
Water cascades gracefully down a sequence of smooth rock steps, producing white foam that persists much farther downstream. When the river is high enough, the […]
Exploring Ellsworth’s Branch Lake area, visitors can go for a leisurely stroll in Frenchman Bay Conservancy’s Branch Lake Public Forest and then enjoy a refreshing […]
The McCurdy Smokehouse is now a museum dedicated to the history of the industry in Lubec. Throughout the 19th and into the mid-20th century, the smoked herring business boomed.
If at all possible, any visit to the coast of Maine ought to include at least one ride on a boat. For centuries, life here […]
The Mount Desert Oceanarium, which highlights coastal marine life and habitat, is like a combined science class and petting zoo.
One of Maine’s unusual sights, the Western Hemisphere’s largest tidal whirlpool, “The Old Sow,” can be seen off Eastport.
It takes a village to raise a child, a popular saying goes. For the Islesford Historical Museum, it took a village to raise its latest […]
“Anybody want to drive the boat?” Captain Dan Lunt calls out to the passengers aboard the Elizabeth T. All’s quiet aboard the 21-passenger lobster boat […]
The Craig Brook Fish Hatchery in East Orland is celebrating its 125th year of Atlantic salmon restoration this year. Very few fish showed up to […]
Atlantic mackerel are slender, fast-moving migratory fish that swim in tight schools. They’re seen as far south as Cape Hatteras and as far north as Newfoundland.
While you need a permit to go clamming in Maine, you can harvest up to two bushels of wild mussels without one.