The Maine coast has always been at the center of a vortex of fog during the summer, but not this year.
Millions of showy little shorebirds called red-necked phalaropes once descended on Passamaquoddy Bay during their fall migration. Then, they seemed to up and vanish.
An eagle eating a striped bass
Last year there was an abundance of pogies, earlier years were laden with silver-sided herring, but this year was all about striped bass.
Lobsterboats and a purse seiner, photographed from Spruce Head Harbor, looking out over the Muscle Ridge Channel.
For decades, Maine lobstermen and fishermen have had the same simple strategy to almost every proposed regulation.