The Maine
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Tag: fish

The One That Got Away

photograph and text by Jonathan Ives The parking lot below the Azicohos Dam was empty as we pulled in and turned off the truck’s engine. After three hours of driving in the darkness the sun was finally rising over the Magalloway River in western Maine. My father-in-law, Tom, and I left at 3:30 that morning […]

A Postcard Home

handmade by Margaret Rizzio  

My Maine Mermaid

display by Jo Ellen Designs My Maine mermaid and fish coin purses!

The Famous Bet Of Bet’s Fish Fry

video by Peter Southwick Bet Finocchiaro has sold fried fish (no lobster rolls!!) in Boothbay for more than twenty years.


photograph by Jonathan Ives

Waterside Still Life

painting and text by Colin Page I can’t seem to stop painting fishy still lives. This one was especially fun to put together, the fish spilling out across a nautical tablecloth. The fish sometimes look like they’re swimming through the scene. The other fabric in this painting has some orange coi in the pattern, repeating […]

Fresh Catch

paintings and text by Colin Page Now that things are slowing down in my schedule, I’ve finally found time to do some fun still life projects I’ve been kicking around for a while. I thought it would be fun to paint fish as part of a tablescape. The first challenge was finding some whole fish. […]

North Atlantic Silver Moon Fish

photograph by David Wright shooting for @aarp_official Last week we had this tiny, beautiful silver fish come up in one of our lobster traps. It definitely isn’t native to Maine and looks to be some type of tropical fish. I haven’t sent it to any marine biologists yet but plan to do so soon. Maybe one […]

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