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  • Maine Smelt Runs Enhanced

    The following article was provided by the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife and written by MDIFW Fisheries Biologist Nels Krame...

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  • Maine Sees Improved Smelt Fishing

    Portland Press Herald: Ice fishing for smelts is a winter tradition in Maine, where the small fish are fried and eaten whole. Fishermen and ...

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  • Maine Smelt Fishermen Cheered by Deep Freeze

    Portland Press Herald: Cold temperatures brought an early freeze to local rivers, which has allowed smelt-fishing camps to get a jump on the...

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  • Nitrogen Pollution Plagues Upper Buzzards Bay

    Wicked Local Wareham: Wareham native Joe Leggett, 55, remembers a time when the rivers in town were brimming with herring and smelt. “You ...

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  • Great Bay Smelt in Decline

    Smelt were once so popular in New Hampshire’s Great Bay that local farmers could catch them by the barrel and use them as fertilizer in th...

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