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Groundfish special!

Folks, I'm just an American groundfish ...
By DAVID KISH  |  February 22, 2013

Haddocks settling Maine?

It's possible there were human Haddocks in Maine well before the Puritans settled Massachusetts, according to historian J. Dennis Robinson.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 20, 2013

Groundfishing in New England faces a bleak present and an uncertain future

Sink or swim?
As recently as 2008, Maine groundfishermen were feeling fairly optimistic.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 20, 2013

Eat more Maine scallops and pollock, and less imported, farmed salmon and shrimp

Seafood resolutions
Fresh Maine sea scallops (dredged by day-boats or caught by divers) are everywhere this fleeting season, rebounding after a collapse that prompted a three-year-moratorium.
By LAURA MCCANDLISH  |  December 31, 2012

Markham Starr’s ‘In History’s Wake’; and Linda Nagaoka

The seafaring life
Living here near the coast, commercial fishing is never far away, but it can seem otherworldly, like an old romantic myth that surprisingly turns out to still be true.
By GREG COOK  |  June 05, 2012

Review: Breachway Grill

A meal with a view
There's yet another restaurant down at the South County shore, adding to those giant summertime sucking sounds, with busy Narragansett Bay fishing boats at one end and Charlestown tourists slurping up oysters at the other.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 12, 2011
St Peter's Greasy Pole

Greased up in Gloucester

Big Slick
When people picture the greasy pole, they often envision men scaling a vertical pole, as in Boston's Festival Betances.
By GREG COOK  |  June 22, 2011

Review: A Marine's Guide to Fishing

A snapshot of a returned veteran's life
On the one-year anniversary of a life-changing incident on a foreign battleground, a Marine (Matthew Pennington) begins to take up his old life again.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  March 09, 2011

Eat, buy, love: A mini Going Green gift guide.

Going green
As I write this, I'm slurping down a soup made of roasted broccoli, celery root, garlic, and broth. I'd never cooked with celery root before, but I had to learn fast — the ugly-but-tasty vegetable was included in the first box of winter farm-share produce that arrived last week.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 24, 2010

'The most alive salmon'

Exploring Swedish cuisine in America
"But you can't get fresh fish anywhere in Portland on Monday," the Swede said. We were having a scheduling conflict.
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  November 16, 2010

Fishing with the Kennedys

Casting a rod at the compound?
The key that unlocks private beaches may be found in any sporting-goods store. According to the Colonial Ordinance of 1641-1647, private beaches in Massachusetts are open to the public for fishing, fowling, and navigation.
By JACK BURLINGAME  |  July 26, 2010

Review: Ondine

Mysterious mer-woman takes up with a fisherman
Love in a Neil Jordan film is almost always impossible: a guy falls for another man’s wife, or for his own mother, or (unwittingly) for another guy, or for the Blessed Virgin Mary.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 24, 2010

Teach a woman to fish...she'll never want to leave

Love letters to Maine
The cluster of small shacks that comprise Jim's Smelt Camp in Bowdoinham look like a tiny shantytown; were that it was so — I would move right in.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 29, 2009

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