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While softshell clam landings by commercial fishermen are down from their peaks in the 1970’s and early 1980’s, the total value and price per pound have increased dramatically. Some of the limits on clam harvests are a result of periodic … Continue reading
In 1950, Maine had record seafood landings of 356,266,000 pounds without aquaculture. Maine ranked among the top seafood producing States. In 2009, the last year available for national seafood landings, Maine ranked 11th in pounds landed and 3rd in value. … Continue reading
The township is just south of Jackman on U.S. Route 201. It is the only improved road, except for about two miles of Hardscrabble Road on its town line with Johnson Mountain Township to the south. Parlin Pond, the water … Continue reading
Despite an increasing tonnage of shrimp landings in recent years, the 2013 season will feature a landing quota equal to about 25% of the 2012 season’s landings. Historically the shrimp populations have varied substantially. Marine scientists believe that the resource … Continue reading