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Elver fishermen getting higher prices this year (so far)

Three weeks into Maine’s elver fishing season, the annual springtime fishery has been¬†generating about $900,000 in income each week for the state’s licensed elver fishermen. With about 1,000 Maine residents holding elver licenses, including members of the state’s four Indian tribes, fishermen have on average been earning about $900 per week. According to Maine Department […]