Latest Penobscot River Stories
OLD TOWN, Maine, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation and the Penobscot River Restoration Trust announced a major milestone Thursday (8/21) in the effort to open nearly 1,000 miles of the river to Atlantic salmon and other migratory fishes.
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By JOHN HOLYOKE Atlantic salmon have earned lead billing on the Penobscot River, and striped bass have become a highly sought fish over the past several years. Old-timers can tell you about the productive smelting expeditions they took as kids ... and that some still enjoy.
By JOHN HOLYOKE Back in 2005, local angler Keith Bates gained a bit of local notice when he inadvertently hooked, landed and released a shortnose sturgeon while fishing for striped bass in the Penobscot River.
By JOHN HOLYOKE Dave Huntress stood on the Bangor waterfront Saturday, smiling broadly on a warm July Maine morning. Theoretically, Huntress was in town to help hand out prizes for the Coastal Conservation Association's first Penobscot River Striped Bass Tournament.
By DAWN GAGNON; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - In the not so distant past, the Penobscot River was so polluted that few dared to fish or swim in it. Few of the communities that flank it valued the river, as evidenced by the once derelict waterfront districts.
By Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 28--BANGOR, Maine -- In the not so distant past, the Penobscot River was so polluted that few dared to fish or swim in it. Few of the communities that flank it valued the river, as evidenced by the once derelict waterfront districts.
By JOHN HOLYOKE When the organizing committee was beginning to formulate a plan for what would become the Penobscot River Revival, they really had no idea what to expect. So they began by making modest plans.
By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - A coalition of organizations and businesses will hold a festival on the Penobscot River this weekend to celebrate sea-run fish and raise awareness about efforts to improve the health of the river.
By WALTER GRIFFIN; OF THE NEWS STAFF WINTERPORT - The company that owns the former Holtrachem plant in Orrington has threatened to sue Winterport and other communities and businesses along the Penobscot River unless they sign off on all future claims against the firm.
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