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Old 01-07-2004, 10:05 AM
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Even though it was very crowded, some of my fondest memories are of salmon fishing on the Penobscot in the 1980's. I never caught a fish, but I met a number of really nice people, many of whom were really extraordinary fishermen. It was a grteat asset to the State of Maine and the Northeast US.

Unfortunately, the high point was in the early 1980's, and the fishery declined very rapidly after about 1987. I am looking forward to the next step in reviving the fishery.
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