Tag Archives: Maine’s Indian tribes

Maine’s new elver rules will delay season start until April

BDNJeff Nichols, spokesman for Maine Department of Marine Resources, said Tuesday that because of the time needed to work out the logistics of the new measures, the season is not expected to start until April 5. Read more here  16:36

With elver season at risk, Maine moves closer to deal with Indian tribes

The state and Maine’s Indian tribes are approaching a deal that would effectively allocate part of the lucrative elver fishery to the tribes, defusing tension that arose last year but creating separate regulations for tribal and non-tribal fishermen. Read [email protected]  09:50