Lottsa bag slashing he-ah. Elver fishermen flocking to the Penobscot River

“There’s a lot of bag-cutting and stealing on this river,”. “[Some people] are just hostile,” Tibbetts said. “Everybody seems to own a piece of river and everybody wants to hold it.” “We had some issues last Wednesday right down the river,” Tibbetts said. “A couple of guys with weapons and sticks and this and that, wanting to fight over a spot [to fish]. It’s just one of those things. You’ve got to protect yourself if you’ve got to.” continued